Police catch burglar red-handedPOSTED: 11/25/13 12:30 PM
St. Maarten – Police arrested a burglar identified as A.A.E.Y. red-handed on Thursday around 10.45 a.m. after he was caught breaking into a house on the Pumpkin Road while its owner was at home.
The patrol arrived the man was just leaving the house holding a large screw driver that he had used to gain access. Officers arrested the burglar on the spot; when they searched him they found several pieces of jewelry like gold necklaces and earrings. The suspect admitted that he did not live at the house and he was unable to give a reasonable explanation for the jewelry he had in his possession. Police took the man to the station in Philipsburg and handed him over to the detective department.