Suspect arrested during house searches

One man was arrested on Wednesday November 29th around 03.00 p.m. during a house search in Bishop Hill. The suspect was arrested in connection with the many ongoing “Looting investigations” since the passing of hurricane Irma. During the search of this house numerous pieces of jewelry and a fire-arm were found and confiscated for further investigation. The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Headquarters where he remains in custody for questioning and further investigation.
The second house search took place at a home in Ebenezer where also several pieces of jewelry were found and confiscated. However no suspect was arrested during this search. This investigation is ongoing.