Swat Team Arrest Suspect of Shooting Incident

May 3, 2023 10:10 am

On the evening of April 29, 2023, the Swat team of the St. Maarten Police Force arrested the suspect, E.S.M., related to the shooting incident which took place on March 26, 2023, at Kimsha Beach. This arrest took place at the Princess Juliana International Airport after the suspect disembarked from a flight.

Following the arrest, the suspect was taken to the Philipsburg police station for arraignment. As part of the investigation, the Major Crimes team also questioned the suspect. After being questioned, the suspect was remanded in custody pending further investigation.

Despite the suspect being detained, the Major Crimes team continues to ask for the public's help in the ongoing investigation.

Detectives urge anyone with knowledge or information about this incident to contact KPSM’s Major Crimes Department at +1 721 542 2222, ext. 208, 223, or 214, or call the anonymous tip line 9300.