Police report of Monday, the 22nd of January until Friday, the 26th of January 2024
Oranjestad - Dog attacks child - On Tuesday, 23rd of January, at around 6:45 PM, the central control room received notice that a child had been bitten by a dog at a residence on St. Eustatius. At that time, the child had already been taken to the hospital for medical treatment and had three deep bite wounds on the back of his leg.
Police report of Friday, the 19th of January until Monday, the 22th of January 2024
Oranjestad - Arrest violation the BES Opium Act - On Friday, the 19 th of January, around 4:05 PM, an 18-year-old woman with initials T.I.L.A.T. and a 25-year-old man with initials D.A.M.V.C. were arrested at the port at Gallows Bay in St. Eustatius for violation of the BES Opium Act.
Police report of Friday, the 12th of January until Monday, the 15th of January 2024
Oranjestad - Theft of scooter - On Sunday, the 14th of January, theft of a white scooter of the brand Vespa, type GTS Super, was reported.
Investigation by the National Investigation Department will bring clarity of the facts of the incident on Saba
The Bottom - In the night hours of New Year's Day, an incident took place in a hospitality establishment on Saba in which a KPCN police officer drew his service weapon. In addition to earlier reports, the KPCN management reports that in addition to an internal investigation by the Internal Affairs Bureau of the KPCN, a criminal investigation has now been initiated into the conduct of this police officer. This investigation is being conducted by the National Investigation Department.
Police report of Wednesday, the 10th of January until Friday, the 12th of January 2024
Oranjestad - Hit And Run - On Thursday, the 11th of January, at around 11 AM, a Hit and Run took place near a supermarket on Fort Street on St. Eustatius. A car hit the left arm of a pedestrian standing next to the road, with its right mirror and then drove on.
Police report of Friday, the 29th of December 2023 until Wednesday, the 3rd of January 2024
The Bottom / Oranjestad - Incident with weapon during New Year's celebration - On the night of Sunday, the 31st of December to Monday, the 1st of January, an incident took place in a catering establishment on Saba during which a plainclothes police officer drew his firearm. An investigation is being launched into the use of the firearm. This is a standard procedure that is used when a police officer has used a firearm and/or has used force.
Police report of Wednesday, the 20th of December until Friday, the 22nd of December 2023
Oranjestad - One-sided collision with scooter - On Thursday, the 21st of December around 6:05 PM, the central control room received a report of a one-sided collision involving a scooter on the George F. Cruger Road on St. Eustatius. When the patrol arrived, an injured man was lying on the ground. This was the driver of the scooter. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital for medical treatment.
Police report of Wednesday, the 13th of December until Wednesday, the 20th of December 2023
Oranjestad - Collision between car and scooter - On Thursday, the 14th of December, around 5:15 PM, the central control room received a report of a collision between two vehicles on the Dr. H. A. Korthals road on St. Eustatius. It was a collision between a car and a scooter. Both vehicles were traveling on Dr. H.A. Korthals road towards Bay Brow.
Police report of Monday, the 11th of December until Wednesday, the 13th of December 2023
Oranjestad - Theft of scooter - On Tuesday, the 12th of December, a theft of a silver colored Piaggio brand scooter, model LX ET2 with license plate M-237, was reported.
Police report of Friday, the 8th of December until Monday, the 11th of December 2023
Oranjestad - Arrest for assault - On Sunday, the 10th of December, around 5:30 PM, a 29-year-old man with initials V.M.D.S. was arrested for assault on the Van Pereweg on St. Eustatius. The suspect had threatened a man after which he assaulted the man. This caused the victim to fall after which the suspect further assaulted him. The victim sustained injuries to his face and other parts, as a result. Investigation in the case is ongoing.
Police report of Monday, the 4th of December until Wednesday, the 6th of December 2023
Oranjestad - Library burglary - On Monday, the 4th of December, a burglary was reported in the Library on Fort Oranjestraat on Sint Eustatius.
Police report of Friday, the 1st of December until Monday, the 4th of December 2023
The Bottom - Fight leads to arrests - During the nightly hours on Sunday, the 3rd of December, two men were arrested red-handed at the Captain Leo Chance Pier in the harbor on Saba. It concerns a 31-year-old man with initials G.E.W. and a 33-year-old man with initials K.W.R. Both were arrested for public violence and for crimes against public order.
Theft of scooters and motorcycles is increasing
Oranjestad - Thefts of scooters and motorcycles on St. Eustatius have increased significantly in recent times.
Police report of Monday, the 13th of November until Friday, the 17th of November 2023
Oranjestad - Fire in Gallows Bay - During the night hours on Friday, the 17th of November, the central control room received a report of a fire near the rocks in Gallows Bay on St. Eustatius. Upon arrival, the patrol found that the safety mesh holding back the boulders was on fire with a risk of spreading. Where the fire was, it was difficult to reach for the fire brigade. The fire was extinguished by the fire brigade via the mountain top.
Police report of Wednesday, the 8th of November until Friday, the 10th of November 2023
The Bottom - Collision - At approximately 3:30 PM on Wednesday, the 8th of November, a single-vehicle collision with a truck occurred on the E. A. Johnson Road on Saba. Apparently the driver was driving down Anslyn Street when the truck's brakes failed. As a result, the truck crashed into the raised edge. Finally, the truck struck the corner of a home on the E. A. Johnson Road and came to a stop diagonally on the road. The house was destroyed by the collision. There were no injuries.
Police report of Wednesday, the 25th of October until Friday, the 3rd of November 2023
Oranjestad/The Bottom - Arrest - On Thursday, the 2nd of November, at around 9:15 AM, a 45-year-old man with initials A.C.H. was arrested on the Father Van Tevelenweg on St. Eustatius for assault with a weapon and vandalism.
Police report of Friday, the 20th of October until Thursday, the 26th of October 2023
Oranjestad - Collision - On Saturday, the 21st of October, around 10 PM, the police received a report about a car that had overturned on the Dr. H.A. Korthalsweg on St. Eustatius. The driver was taken to hospital by ambulance for medical treatment.
Colleague Ferry Bakx still honoured in the Garden of Reflection
Warnsveld - During the next ceremony in the Garden of Reflection, which will take place in June, Ferry Bakx's name will be added. Former colleague Ferry Bakx died in 2016 while working as a police officer for the Dutch Caribbean Police Force (KPCN) on Bonaire. He was shot dead when he arrived at the scene of a home invasion robbery.
Police report of Wednesday, the 11th of October until Friday, the 13th of October 2023
Oranjestad - Arrest for assault - On Thursday, the 12th of October, the police on St. Eustatius received a report of a fight at the William Plantz Road. During the brawl, a minor injured a man with a pickaxe to his head. The victim was taken to the hospital by acquaintances for medical treatment. The victim had to be flown to Sint Maarten for further medical treatment. A 16-year-old young man with initials A.F.L.L. was arrested for assault with a weapon. The case is under investigation.