EXCLUSIVE:— St. Maarten Patient arrested in Dominican Republic for marijuana possession.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:– A male patient from St. Maarten that was staying at the La Casona Dorada Hotel was arrested on Monday afternoon in front of the hotel.
SMN News understands that police in the Dominican Republic caught the patient with marijuana in his possession.
According to information provided to SMN News the patient was also stopped on Friday with marijuana possession and he was warned that day. However, on Monday afternoon police searched the male patient and again found the illegal substance in his possession thus he was arrested.
SMN News understands the patient was sent to the Dominican Republic by USZV for a surgery on his shoulder. It is further understood that the patient had been in the Dominican Republic for the past two weeks and to date he has not yet undergone the surgery.

Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/29075-exclusive-st-maarten-patient-arrested-in-dominican-republic-for-marijuana-possession.html