PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — One man identified with initials F.S. was arrested by police on Saturday November 18th shortly after 06.30 p.m. According to the reports the Emergency Dispatch received a call informing them that man had fired shots and threatened to shoot someone in the vicinity of Bobby’s Bar on Middle region road. Immediately police patrols were sent to investigate what had taken place.
On the scene the investigating officers learnt that the suspect was hiding in his home to avoid being arrested by police. The home of the suspect was surrounded by police and shortly after the suspect surrendered to police and was immediately arrested. The suspect admitted to have fired a nail gun. The reason for doing this is under investigation.
The suspect remains in custody for questioning and further investigation.