DATE: 2023-02-14 01:00 LOCATION: Saint Martin (France) – Lagoon EVENT: Theft HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: portable generator SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: Overnight a portable generator was stolen from the deck of an unoccupied rescue vessel. It is not known if a police report was made.
NOTE: If you are a victim, or encounter a victim, please encourage a CSSN online incident report, and keep the cruising community well informed
DATE: 2023-02-14 01:00 LOCATION: Saint Martin (France) – Lagoon EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: Dinghy/9.8HP Tohatsu SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A locked 3D dinghy/9.8HP Tohatsu outboard was stolen overnight from the Polypat boatyard dinghy dock.
The boatyard management was notified and a police report was made.
UPDATE: A fisherman recovered the dinghy seaside in Nettle Bay. It had been slashed and loaded with rocks and was minus the outboard engine.
DATE: 2023-02-07 00:30 LOCATION: Saint Martin (France) – Marigot Bay EVENT: Assault HAND: 2 STOLEN ITEMS: phones and electronics SECURED: N/A DETAILS:
A yacht was boarded by 3 men armed with guns armed at 0030HRS. The family was robbed of phones and electronics. The captain was pistol whipped.
The police were contacted, but were unable to provide timely transport so the victims used their own dinghy and proceeded immediately to the hospital for medical treatment. A full police report was made.
No further details are currently available.
CSSN NOTE: If you are a victim , or encounter a victim, please encourage a (firsthand) CSSN report. The online form is available here, and privacy is assured. ID: 2976
DATE: 2022-07-11 03:00 LOCATION: Saint Martin (France) – Marina Royale EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: 2 type 1 pfd’s, heat gun/case SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A yacht owner was sleeping on board at the Geminga boatyard dock and awoke at 0300HRS to unusual movement of the boat. A thief was observed on deck and he departed quickly as the captain made some noise to indicate his presence and awareness. Two (2) type 1 pfd’s and a heat gun in its case were stolen.
A report was made to the yard/marina and video surveillance was reviewed. The thief appeared to be armed with a large knife. A police report is planned. ID: 2856
DATE: 2022-06-01 01:00 LOCATION: Saint Martin (France) – Sandy Ground Bridge EVENT: Theft HAND: 1 STOLEN ITEMS: dinghy / 15HP 2S Yamaha outboard SECURED: Not Locked DETAILS: A dinghy / 15HP 2S Yamaha outboard was stolen from the POLYPAT dock overnight. It was not locked. A report was made to the boatyard management. ID: 2817