POINT BLANCHE, Sint Maarten — Based on numerous reports made to the police department regarding a group of teens riding recklessly and causing much disturbance on a daily basis in the Point Blanche area and also based on information that three of these teens were involved in the ill-treatment of a man which was posted on Facebook police on Thursday February 14th conducted a “sting operation” to apprehend these suspects. The suspects tried to flee the scene but soon realized that they were surrounded.
During the operation three suspects identified with initials T.M. (14) — L.A. (14) and M.H. (18) were arrested in connection with the ill-treatment. One other suspect who could not identify himself and was searched at the scene was arrested for the possession of 12 small plastic bags containing marijuana and giving the authority a false name.
All suspects were taken the police headquarters were they were placed in custody for questioning.
Two Yamaha motorcycles and the illegal drugs were confiscated for further investigation.