PHILIPSBURG:— The judge of instruction on Wednesday, August 3 granted the prosecutor’s request and remanded the suspect J.J.W. (32) to custody for eight (8) days. She is suspected of attempted murder, attempted aggravated assault, theft, resisting arrest, disobeying a direct order and destruction.
J.J.W. was arrested on July 30th after a police patrol was sent to a fast food restaurant in Cole Bay in connection with complaints about a drug addict using drugs in the toilet of that establishment. Shortly after her arrest, the suspect managed to force herself through the small sliding glass window between the front and rear seat of the police car. She drove off with the vehicle despite orders of the police officers to stop, colliding with several other vehicles and forming a danger for persons in the area
Source: St. Martin News Network
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