Attempted murder suspect arrested

On Friday November 16TH at approximately 12.40 p.m. police arrested the man with initials J.O.M. born on Sint Maarten (25) in an ongoing attempted murder investigation. The arrest took place on the Bush road in the vicinity of the Vehicle Inspection Center, when the suspect drove up in a car with license plate 5440ABB accompanied by a friend. The attempted murder took place in Dutch Quarter on October 3rd of this year. The suspect had shot his girlfriend in the apartment she was staying and after shooting her he fled the scene and had been on the run ever since. The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Station and handed over to the Detective Department. He will remain in custody for further investigation.