SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On May 11, 2022, the Alpha Team, in connection with an ongoing investigation, arrested a male with the initials C.L.B. (51) for being involved with a drug smuggling offense.
Said incident for which the suspect was arrested took place on May 09, 2022, at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise Facility. Subsequently, a search was carried out at the suspect's dwelling during which relevant items were confiscated in the interest of further investigation.
This suspect is being detained at the police station in Philipsburg in connection with the ongoing investigation
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)