Fights keep police busy on the weekend

GREAT BAY—The Police Department is reporting a busy weekend answering many calls for police assistance. At least seven of these calls were for fights that had taken place at different locations.  These fights do not include the other cases that are presently other investigation by the Detective Department, the police said.
On Friday July 21st, at approximately 10:35 p.m. police said a jealous husband with initials P.P.C. was arrested for mistreating his wife with a machete. As a result of this incident the victim suffered several wounds to her body which needed medical attention. The incident took place on the Arch Road in Sucker Garden. The suspect remains in custody pending further investigation.
On Friday July 21st during a routine control by a police patrol a man with initials A.M. was arrested for the possession of numerous small plastic bags each containing an amount of marijuana. During the control of the vehicle the suspect was driving, the investigating officers realized that the VIN-number on the vehicle had been tampered with, which raised the suspicion that the vehicle might be stolen. The drugs and vehicle were both confiscated for further investigation. The suspect remains in custody.       Also on Friday, a man with initials D.S. from Guyana was arrested by police after he attempted run over his wife with his car. The suspect is in police custody for further investigation.
On Saturday July 22nd a female with initials D.R. was arrested by police on the Soualiga Road after she attacked her husband with a knife. The victim suffered several cuts to his face and back. He was treated on the scene by paramedics and then taken to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. After treatment the victim came to the police station and stated that he did not wish to press charges against his wife. After questioning and summoned to appear in court at a later date the suspect was released.

Source: TODAY