View Full Version : St. Martin/St.Maarten - Robert Brous, 42, Marigot, 21 Jan 2010
02-09-2010, 11:25 PM
American Man Missing on French Side.
Monday, 08 February 2010 22:03
MARIGOT— The gendarmerie is calling on members of the community to send any information they have concerning the whereabouts of an American national who disappeared since January 21 2010. According to a press release from the gendarmerie the missing man has been identified as Robert Brous who was born on Septemnver 10 1968 in New York. Brous was last seen driving a blue BMW rental car with license plate 751 ZBF 971. Anyone having information that could lead to Brous whereabouts is urged to call 00590 590 52 30 00.
02-11-2010, 07:54 PM
Thursday, 11 February 2010 03:04
MARIGOT--French-side prosecutor Jacques Louvier said neither Robert Brous nor the dark blue BMW four-door rental car that he was driving had been located as of Wednesday evening, but detectives from both sides of the island were working on the case.
Robert Brous (42), an American interior designer who was on a short vacation staying at La Samanna Hotel with a female companion, was reported missing on January 22 and has not been heard from since. His family are extremely concerned, particularly as the only credit card he had in his possession at the time of his disappearance has not been used since January 22, according to his sister.
Moreover, his other possessions, including wallet and passport, were left behind in the hotel room.
Louvier said forensic experts had inspected the hotel room on Wednesday for any clues. Brous had had an argument with his female companion, which resulted in the woman leaving the island soon afterwards, according to Louvier. He added that Brous had had a history of substance abuse but was now supposed to be clean. Brous' sister said the two were not boyfriend and girlfriend. She conceded that her brother recently "had not been at his happiest."
03-07-2010, 10:22 AM
Saturday, 06 March 2010 07:24
MARIGOT--The brother and sister of missing American Robert Brous are appealing to the public to report any information they might remember to either French or Dutch side authorities which could help in the search of their missing brother. People can also report to the siblings directly.
04-10-2011, 08:49 AM
04-10-2011, 10:59 AM
I've been to St. Martin and I can understand how someone could go missing there, but I don't understand as easily how a car can go missing there. Although there are some more remote areas of the island, it would seem difficult to hide a car. Other than within a structure or in the ocean there just doesn't seem to be very many places a car can disappear. Also, in general, this island is considered relatively safe. Sure, many islands have your typical crime against tourists, but this disappearance seems strange.
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