Published On: Fri, Nov 15th, 2019

Police is thankful for a safe conclusion to the St. Maarten’s day weekend

Accident on Marigot hill road- car

Accident on Marigot hill road - car PHILIPSBURG — Police is thankful for a safe conclusion to the St. Maarten’s day weekend. A lady suffered some injuries during a car accident that took place on Marigot Hill on November 12th, and on Wednesday 13th, Special Unit Robbery arrested a male suspect for robbing a casino and a few other businesses, however, no serious incidents during the St.Maarten’s day weekend

Accident on Marigot hill road
The lady with the Initials B.Y suffered some minor injuries during a car accident that took place on the Marigot Hill road early on Tuesday morning November 12th, 2019. According to the personnel from the traffic department, the victim was driving up toward the top of Marigot hill and encountered some zinc sheets that were placed on the side of the road by unknown persons.

The victim lost control of the vehicle, and flip over after running over one of the zinc sheets that were on road. She was later transported to the St.Maarten medical center after being treated at the scene by the personnel of the ambulance. The police force if St. Maarten would like to remind the public to place discarded material in such a manner that it does not interfere with the free flow of traffic or endanger those who are using the road.

Special Unit Robbery arrested a male suspect.
The Special Unit robbery made an arrest of a male suspect with the initials V.O.H early Wednesday morning November 13th, 2019. This suspect is being linked to an attempted arm robbery that took place on a casino and a couple of other businesses a few weeks ago.

On that same evening of the incidents at the casino, a high-speed chase took place, which ended on the Arch road nearby the Seven-day Adventist church. Police were unsuccessful that evening of apprehending the suspects but confiscated the car in which the suspects were driving.

The SUR is still investigating this case and asking anyone who has any more information, to please contact the Sint Maarten Police Force. They can call the police station on +1 721- 542 22 22 ext. 204 or 205 or the anonymous tip line on 9300. You can also visit the police website at www.policesx.sx or Facebook page and leave a message

No serious incidents during the St.Maarten’s day weekend
The Police Force of St. Maarten would like to thanks the public of St.Maarten for a safe conclusion of the 2019 St.Maarten’s day long weekend celebrations. Despite a few very minor incidents, overall it was a very quiet weekend.