During the night of October 20 to 21, 2018, the Gendarmerie de Saint Martin intervened twice on thefts committed with weapons.
The first event took place in Grand-Case around 22 p.m. Two individuals leaving a bar steal a scooter parked on the public road. Witnesses to the scene try to prevent the theft. One of the two individuals then draws a gun and shoots twice without injuring anyone. The thieves then flee with the stolen scooter.
The second fact, which is unrelated to the first, occurs around 02:45 am An individual traveling in a rental vehicle returns to his home after leaving a bar in the Dutch part.
In Marigot, the motorist is overtaken by a vehicle which forces him to stop. Two people with hidden faces get out of the vehicle and force him under the threat of a weapon to leave the passenger compartment.
The two criminals leave the scene with the stolen vehicle.
The research section of the Gendarmerie de Saint-Martin was seized of the facts.
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