Police starts criminal investigations based on reliable information


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Based on reliable information, the Detective Department with assistance from the police forces of Aruba and Curacao, the Netherlands, Caribbean Netherlands, the Royal Marechausse, VKC, VKS, the Custom Department, Coast Guard and Dutch Marines presently on the island have started investigations against persons who have been involved in the looting of large amounts of merchandise in the aftermath of hurricane “Irma”.

The Police Department is asking the community to share valuable information with them which has lead to the arrest of several persons and the confiscation of many items. The Police Department also encourages the community to continue sharing this type of information with them in order to arrest and hold the many involved in criminal activities responsible for their actions in the aftermath of hurricane Irma.

Pictures or video-clips of persons looting or committing other criminal acts during this period should be shared  by personal message on the police Facebook page or your Community Police Officer.

Source: 721 News https://721news.com/top-story/police-starts-criminal-investigations-based-reliable-information/