SIMPSON BAY – On Friday May 24th, four Colombian men were arrested by Detectives for stealing a considerable amount of cash from Jade Dollar Store located on Bush road in Cul-de-Sac, police said on Monday.
One of the suspects in question found his way unnoticed into the main office of the establishment and stole a bag containing a large sum of cash. After committing this act, the four men left the scene in a small rental car.
After management realized what had taken place, they immediately informed the Police Department. A description of the suspects was also given to the Police Department.
A search to locate the vehicle and the suspects immediately started. Later during the day, the vehicle and the suspects in question were stopped by the investigating officers in the area of the Princess Juliana International Airport.
During a search of the vehicle the bag containing the stolen cash was located. All the money that was stolen was accounted for. All four suspects were arrested on the spot and taken to the Philipsburg Police Headquarters for questioning and further investigation. (Sint Maarten Police Force)