Friday August 5 the Police Force of St. Maarten KPSM, together with the Kingdom Detective Cooperation Team RST and the Royal Dutch Marechaussee led by the Prosecutor’s Office and in the presence of a Judge of Instruction held a search at an address on Backstreet. The Police Arrest Team, the Police K-9 Brigade and the Multidisciplinary Team assisted in the search.
During the search drugs, information carriers, large amounts of money and three expensive watches as well as a luxurious car were found and confiscated in connection with the investigation. The car was confiscated based on suspicions of money laundering.
Two persons were also arrested. M.C.G.N. (35) has been arrested for illegal firearms and drugs possession while T.O.N. (35) has been arrested for threat with a firearm. Both have been notified by the Acting Prosecutor that they are detained.
The investigation is in full swing and more arrests cannot be excluded.