MIDDLE REGION: Over the past 24 hours, the staff of the police major crimes unit has been busy investigating the shooting that took place at Basseterre Drive in Middle Region in which a woman was shot several times on Boxing Day. She is in critical condition in hospital.
The team received numerous leads about the whereabouts of the suspect through the use of various investigative techniques.
A contingency plan to apprehend the suspect was developed by the team over the course of the evening hours. Using the investigative techniques, it was revealed that this suspect was driving a car on A.J.C Brouwers Road heading towards “Harold Jack” lookout point.
A check point was set up in the vicinity of Harold Jack to intercept the car in which the suspect was driving. On Monday, December 27, around 10:20 p.m., police stopped the vehicle and arrested suspect with initials E. C-C . He was transported to the police station in Philipsburg where he is held pending further investigation .