15 year old student arrested
On Thursday January 7th a 15 year old male student from the Milton Peters College with initials J.E.G. was arrested by police at school. The reason for his arrest was that during a routine search of his school bag at the gate by the security officer at the school, quite large amount of cash was found.
When the student was questioned by the security-guard about the money he could not give an acceptable explanation. Immediately the police department was informed and the student was arrested. He was taken to the Philipsburg Police Department where he was questioned by detectives.
Later that evening, after questioning, the student was released in the custody of his parents. The money in question was confiscated for further investigation.
Suspect arrested for ongoing investigation
On Thursday January 7th a suspect with initials A.R.B. (25) was arrested by police in connection with an ongoing investigation of a break-in at Lizzy Lizard located on the Board Walk in Philipsburg.
This break-in took place early January of this year. The arrest was done based on information that surfaced during the investigation.
The suspect remains in custody for further investigation.