St Maarten News Sint Maarten Latest Breaking News SXM Saint Martin News

29- and 34-year-old Couple arrested by the Arrest Team in narcotics smuggling investigation

Members of the Alpha arrested the couple with the initials R.A.R.L. (29) and P.N. (34) on February the 17th 2021, in connection with an ongoing investigation into Narcotics smuggling, the police said on Thursday.

According to the preliminary investigation, the suspects were involved in a transshipment of narcotics via the A.C. Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facility in Point Blanche on February 15th, 2021.

Both suspects have been reprimanded into police custody pending further investigation. The Alpha team confiscated an amount of 427 grams narcotics during the investigation which is still ongoing.

The Alpha Team is a jointly multidisciplinary Team that is comprised of the Police Department KPSM, the Customs Department, the Immigration Department, the Koninklijke Marechaussee and the Coast Guard. (KPSM)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.