Authorities conduct search of Journalist home Thursday morning



PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The National Detective Agency (Landsrecherche) of Sint Maarten was seen to be very busy on Thursday morning in Defiance.

The law enforcement arm is said to have conducted a raid on a private residence belonging to a well known local journalist and writer Fabian Badejoe.

The reason for their interest is not known at this time.

Initially many friends and relatives of Mr. Badejoe were startled to learn of the large presence of the authorities at his residence and as such sought confirmation about his well being.

We later learned that he was in good health however that an investigation was ongoing at his residence.

The National Detective Agency is also said to have conducted other searches on Thursday morning.