Shots fired at Fort Willem & Marihuana Confiscated

On Monday October 29th at approximately 10.05 p.m. several police patrols and detectives were sent to Fort Willem road to investigate a situation whereby at least four gunshots were fired.


When the patrols arrived on the scene the saw a small white vehicle with the license plate P-7859 parked on the side of the street with the doors open. A man that was sitting in the car took-off running when he saw the police approaching. Three other men that were standing in the immediate vicinity of this car remained standing. As the investigating officers exited their vehicle they saw a silver colored revolver on the ground next the car. All three men standing on the scene denied having any knowledge who this weapon belonged to or where it came from. The weapon was confiscated for further investigation by the Forensic Department. All three men with initials D.M. (29), M.J.E (20), and J.W.E. (16) all from were arrested on the scene and taken to the Philipsburg Police Station. During a search of the vehicle a brown leather bag was found. This bag contained several small plastic bags containing marihuana prepared for distribution. The marihuana was also confiscated for further investigation.