Car found close to shore in Great bay harbor

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Monday, January 23, at 9:00am, police were called to investigate a case involving a vehicle that was found submerged at approximately 200 meters from the shore line in the vicinity of Walter Plantz Pier.

The vehicle is a four-door BMW, which showed signs of being submerged for some time. The owner of this vehicle is still unknown. How this vehicle ended up where it was found is also unknown and is being investigated.

Thanks to the very good working relation between the local Coast Guard and Bobby’s Marina the vehicle was removed by barge and taken to the pier at Bobby’s Marina.

The vehicle was then transported by tow truck to police headquarters for a thorough Forensic investigation.