July 2, 2023 -Officers of the Sint Maarten Police Force apprehended two male suspects involved in an attempted theft at the parking lot located behind the police station in Philipsburg. The suspects, identified as R.G and L.O.G, aged 23 and 24 respectively, were arrested on Sunday morning, July 2nd, 2023, at approximately 11:30 am.
They were caught in the act of attempting to steal tires and parts from parked vehicles.
Following their arrest, both suspects were immediately transported to the police station for further processing. They are currently in custody while our investigation proceeds to ascertain their involvement in other instances of car and car-parts theft. The Sint Maarten Police Force wants to send a strong message that such behavior will not be tolerated, and those responsible will face the full extent of the law.
This incident serves as a stern reminder to individuals engaged in illegal activities related to vehicle theft and car-parts theft. The Sint Maarten Police Force urges the community to maintain vigilance and promptly report any suspicious activities or information pertaining to vehicle theft or car-parts theft to the authorities.
For any additional inquiries or information regarding this case or any other case, please contact the Sint Maarten Police Force at the number 54-22222 extension 175,176,177,106 or call the anonymous tip line at the number 9300 and leave your information.