Caribbean Netherlands Police Force vehicles arriving at the St. Eustatius police station.
ST. EUSTATIUS--The Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN, St. Eustatius branch, arrested a suspect C.H. at F.D. Roosevelt Airport on Monday, May 31, for attempted importation of narcotics.
The arrest occurred as a result of an off-duty St. Eustatius police officer observing the suspect’s suspicious behaviour and alerting a Customs officer. After the narcotics were found, the suspect was arrested and the Customs officer turned the suspect over to the KPCN.
In total about one kilogramme of marijuana and some ounces of cocaine were confiscated from the suspect.
H. is currently in police custody at the St. Eustatius police station holding cell.