PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Tuesday April 17th two male suspects identified with initials A.G. and K.C.J.B. were arrested after an intense chase through the hills in Defiance by police officers suspected of an attempted armed robbery which took place earlier that day.
On that same day, in connection with this investigation and with permission and of the Judge of Instructions and the Public Prosecutor two separate house searches was done. The house searches were done at the homes of the suspects in Bishop hill and in Defiance.
During the search at the home of the suspect in Bishop Hill a handgun was found along with other items possibly used during this attempted robbery. The gun and other items were confiscated for further investigation.