PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The police department is glad to announce that in connection with the ongoing investigation of numerous break-ins which have been taken place in the Philipsburg area and mainly the Boardwalk during the late night hours over the last two weeks a second suspect has been arrested.
This arrest was possible based on information gathered by the investigating officers involved who have worked tirelessly to capture this suspect. The suspect identified with initials J N., for whom an arrest warrant was issued, was caught in the act, while attempting to break into another business in Philipsburg. He was arrested on the spot and taken the Police Headquarters where he will remain in custody for further investigation.
Even though a second suspect is this investigation has been arrested the police will not let their guard down and will continue to be vigilant in order to capture those culprits that are responsible for break-ins not only in Philipsburg but in all areas or neighborhoods on the island. The community should get involved calling the emergency number #911 when they see any suspicious activities in their surrounding.