Sint Maarten Police Report
P O L I C E R E P O R T
KPSM Officer Anselmo Alexander Boasman passed away
The Sint Maarten Police Force is deeply saddened by the death of Anselmo Alexander-Boasman. Our beloved colleague passed away in the early morning of Monday February, 29th 2016, at the age of 24 in Santo Domingo. Anselmo was hospitalized in Santo Domingo since the first of January 2016 for medical treatment, after a traffic accident on the 31st of December. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family and his friends during this most difficult time.
Confiscated drugs destroyed
The 825 kilograms of marihuana that was confiscated by Customs Officers on February 21st 2016, was handed over to KPSM for further investigation. On the 25th of February 2016 with instructions from the public prosecutor the marihuana was transported and destroyed under supervision of personal from the KPSM and Customs. There were no arrest made as yet, the investigating officers are requesting anyone with more information regarding this case to get in contact with the Detective Department by calling 54-2222.
Man robbed of his vehicle
Last Friday 26th of February 2016 a gypsy driver was robbed of his 2004 light blue colored Hyundai Atos with the license plate M-6099 around 08:30 in the area of Pelican Key by three young men. According to the driver these men stepped into his vehicle in Philipsburg and when they arrived to their destination in Pelican Key he was threatened and robbed of his cell phone, wallet and his vehicle. Police detectives are investigating this case.
Stabbing incident at SAK Chill Spot in Cay hill
In the early hours of Saturday morning an ongoing dispute between two ladies got out of hand whereby during a fight one of the ladies was stabbed. A female friend intervened and tried to separate the two ladies but was subsequently attacked by one of the ladies taken part in the fight. After the fight these three ladies showed up at the Philipsburg Police Station to tell their story and all three were arrested for taken part in the fight. Later that same day one of suspects was released while the other two were kept for further investigation. No one was seriously injured.
Fight on Soualiga Road leads to shooting incident
The Central Police Dispatch received a call early Monday morning of an ongoing fight on the Soualiga Road. The Patrols were dispatched and were informed that the persons involved in the altercation had already left the scene. Shortly after 1 am the patrols were dispatched to the SMMC where shots were fired, seemingly as a result of the earlier altercation. The witnesses gave descriptions of the assailants which led to the intense search of the surrounding areas. Shortly after persons fitting the descriptions given were seen in the area of the L. B. Scott Road. The patrols responded swiftly and a chase ensued whereby one male suspect was apprehended. A gun was also confiscated during this arrest. The detective department is busy investigating this matter further.