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Old Friday, February 24th, 2012, 05:12 AM
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Hate to post this but bad people are everywhere

Two shot and killed by Aruba Arrest Team Wednesday.

We were in town later the same day when we heard about it.

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From My source they were from Columbia.
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when we first started coming in the 70s never even had to lock your door.
they have totally destroyed this paradise, with imported help.
i beleive 50% of the residents are not arubans . my heart goes out to the aruban people as they have lost their paradise. the newcomers come down here and think this is paradise . if they only knew what it was like
when we first came they would know what i am talking about
Yes, it is really sad to remember what a wonderfully idyllic island paradise Aruba used to be before it was ruined by Americans (and yes, I am one). We seem to have the propensity to take over a beautiful place and remake it into our own screwed-up image, thereby destroying that which was attractive about it in the first place. We bring our money, our attitudes, and our issues to paradise and expect that we will not have a negative effect, then are P.O.ed when we have screwed the place up. Face it, WE (AMERICANS) are to blame for this, because WE (not the Columbians) brought the money. Perhaps all other Caribbean Islands will learn that American Bucks are POISON.
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First visit was honeymoon in May '92 (at the Holiday Inn); returned for vacation in '01 and have been back every year (and sometimes twice) since then, mainly at the Mill. We were back last September and will be returning in mid May.
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We were there at the Renaissance and there was no robbery.

The police did all the shooting because they did not find guns.

The police are now claiming to find drugs, but none were ever
shown.

I thing that it was a case of mistaken identity.
Three guys from Colombia, two dead and one wounded.
They did not move that car or the bodies for about
three hours.
I assume that there is an investigation going on.

Our rental car had just been picked up from that area.

This was a sad day for all.
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We were there at the Renaissance and there was no robbery.

The police did all the shooting because they did not find guns.

The police are now claiming to find drugs, but none were ever
shown.

I thing that it was a case of mistaken identity.
Three guys from Colombia, two dead and one wounded.
They did not move that car or the bodies for about
three hours.
I assume that there is an investigation going on.

Our rental car had just been picked up from that area.

This was a sad day for all.
Come on,are you for real!

12 kilo's found in car...
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At a home related to the case, the police found an additional 11 kilos of cocaine.
A good ending for all involved.

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More details on the two Colombians shot dead by Aruban police.
01. Both of those shot had criminal records on the island.
02. Benjamin one of the men shot, was once deported out of Aruba for entering the island illegaly, but has managed to return back to Aruba.
03. Alcides the second man shot was once locked up for the possession of drugs on the island. Once he sat his punishment he was deported out of Aruba back to his country of origin, but still managed to return back.
04. The relatives of those shot came from Colombia and believe that their loved ones are innocent, and were murdered by Aruban police. However both men had criminal records on the island. The relatives are demanding compensation from the Aruban government through their lawyers. The relatives do not believe that there were drugs in the car in which both men were in.
05. Both men were shot by Aruban police just after finalizing a drugs deal.06. The police found 12 kilos of Cocaine in the car of the men.
07. At a home related to the case, the police found an additional 11 kilos of cocaine, adding to a total of 23 kilos of cocaine.
08. The family of those shot said that both men were never involved with the justice system, however both men have criminal track records, and drugs were found in the house as well as in the car.
08. In the town of Puerto Estrella, Colombia, Colombian police shot a Dutchman from Curacao dead two days after the incident in Oranjestad. The Dutchman was well known in the Drugs World and is somehow linked to this case.
09. Venezuelan authorities intercepted a shipment of 900 kilos of cocaine.
10. It seems that all the above are interlinked with each other in what is a drug ring. The American Drugs Enforcement Administration (DEA) was following the footsteps of all those involved, and the police has intervened.
= It's a GOOD SHOOT!


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I sure am for real. Whenever they find drugs in Aruba,
they always show it right away. This picture in the paper
is the first. No picture was shown the next day in the paper.

No guns were found. They most likely were wanted, But no guns were found. I was right there. The police should have waited until they
were away from that parking lot. Innocent people could have been
hurt. Not professional. The helecopter was following them.
THERE WERE NO GUNS OR DRUGS
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THERE WERE NO ...DRUGS


The only sad thing is this guy was not in the car with the other two...


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If there were no guns how did all the bullet holes get in the police cars? The picture in the newspaper the next day showed many, many bullet holes. The word "Police" was on the car in the photo. I saw the pictures myself. My friends were there when this incident happened and saw part of the shootings. Also, there was a picture later on in the week of the packages of cocaine found in their car.
One of my taxi drivers told me that the police knew something big was going to happen and were waiting for these guys.

Aruba or not, the police "gotta do what they gotta do".

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