Couple arrested for stolen car

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — In an ongoing investigation into car theft, the police arrested a man and women, on Thursday October 17th 2019 for being in position of a stolen vehicle.  During a police control, a few days earlier the police confiscated a jeep, whose VIN number has been tampered with.

The jeep’s registered owner was summoned the police station in Philipsburg, which he did.  The male suspect with the initials K.J.C was immediately arrested and handed over to the detective department for questioning.

After being questioned he was incarcerated pending further investigation.  The girlfriend of the suspect was also arrested late that same evening. After giving a statement to the detectives, she was released. This investigation is still ongoing.