Friday in the early morning hours police arrested two suspects - R.E. Farro and J.F. Weindal - in an investigation into different armed robberies. One was in Mohikanenweg, the other in de Vuyst, of which one is underage. Earlier this week police arrested two men in the Noord district for armed robbery as well.
Friday around 1:30 a.m. firemen and police were notified of a fire on the roof of Talk of the Town hotel in Oranjestad. Two fire truck were on the scene, where smoke was coming from the roof. Firemen extinguished the fire, which was probably caused by a short circuit in the electrical system.
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At one of the arrests Wednesday morning at 5 a.m., the judge of instruction on the arrest team acted out of character for anyone in her post, attracting quite some attention for the manner in which she tried defending and ensuring the identity of the suspect in Koyari. The two detained men are being suspected of one or more armed robberies.
An arrest team consisting of police, a judge of instruction, prosecutor, the police's specialized robbery investigation team, K-9 Unit and forensics Wednesday around 5 a.m. detained two men considered dangerous and suspected of one or more armed robberies.
Detectives entered a home in Pos Chiquito/Sabana Basora on the weekend following the investigation into a robbery at Croon Techniek in Barcadera. Police did not encounter the man they were looking for, but did find items that had been stolen at Croon a few days ago.
Sunday evening an Arubus driver immediately took action when he noticed his bus had caught fire. It appears the rear brake had heated up and caught fire. The bus is of the old fleet, of Chinese production.
Wednesday evening a wooden structure used as an apartment in Edisonstraat burned down. Two fire engines took care of the fire before it could affect surrounding homes. The sibling of the resident had left a candle on, which caused the fire during their absence.