Second suspect arrested in Benjamin shootingPOSTED: 08/14/15 9:42 AM
St. Maarten – The police has aprehended the second suspect in the ‘Oro Diamante’ investigation and three others. The suspect was hiding at a home in the St. Peters district when police arrived on the scene, they searched the home and found four people.
The arrest took place in St. Peters around 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday night. The people that were arrested are all young male suspects in their early twenties. Three of them were arrested for hiding a wanted suspect of a severe criminal act and the fourth one was arrested because he’s suspected of being an accomplice in the killing of police Officer Gamali Benjamin and committing an armed robbery. The suspects did not resist arrest. They were transported to the Philipsburg Police Station where they were put into custody for further investigation.