Sint Maarten Police report November 9th, 2015

Two men arrested in connection with stolen vehicles.

Police arrested two men on Thursday November 5th, suspected of being in the possession of two stolen vehicles. The arrest took place during a routine control by the Multi Disciplinary team at approximately 03.45 P.M. When the vehicle was stopped by the police and checked, the driver (19) who is well-known to the police could not produce any legal documents for the vehicle in question neither could he or the passenger (21) give an acceptable account to whom the vehicle belongs.  During a more in depth investigation of the vehicle the officers realized that the VIN-number of had been tampered with. Both suspects were arrested in connection with this case and were taken to the Philipsburg Police Station where they remain in custody for further investigation. The vehicle in question was also confiscated as the investigation continues.

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One man arrested/ Drugs confiscated

Police arrested a 42 year old man on Friday November 6th at approximately 07.40 p.m. suspected of drug trafficking. The arrest was made by the Multi Disciplinary Team after a patrol of the team spotted two vehicles driving quite suspiciously on the Chopin Road in Cay Hill. Immediately assistance from other patrols was requested to conduct an in depth control. One vehicle managed to flee the area while the other vehicle was left abandoned. The vehicle was searched and a considerable amount of packaged marihuana was found in the vehicle. A search of the area led to the arrest of the suspect in question who could not give any reasonable answer to the question that were ask. The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Department where he remains in custody. The vehicle and drugs were confiscated for further investigation.

Source: 721 news Sint Maarten Police report November 9th, 2015

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