All three young men were arrested Thursday and will appear before a judge on Saturday, government spokesman Ruben Trapenberg said. Authorities have refused to say on what grounds they were being held.
According to testimony from two of the Dutch boy's Surinamese friends, they brought 18-year-old Natalee Holloway to Arashi beach, on the northern tip of the island, but they didn't get out of the car. Instead, Holloway and the Dutch teen, a 17-year-old honors student at Aruba International School, "were in the back seat kissing" in an intimate embrace, the Surinamese brothers said, according to testimony given to police.
The testimony was reviewed by the court-appointed lawyer for one of two former hotel security guards being held in the case.
CBS News Correspondent Kelly Cobiella reports that all four left the bar at 1:30 in the morning. The young men told police they took a 15 minute drive to the lighthouse on the northern end of the island and then dropped off Holloway at her hotel at 2:00 a.m. However, not a single frame of security video at the Holiday Inn shows her coming back.
Holloway disappeared May 30 while on a five-day trip with 124 classmates and seven chaperones celebrating their graduation from Mountain Brook High School, near Birmingham. Police found her U.S. passport and packed bags in her hotel room.
Aruban police, Dutch Marines and hundreds of volunteers continued island-wide searches, but Trapenberg said there was "absolutely no new information" Friday.
The brothers told police the young woman was drunk and refused to get out of the car when asked to, said Noraina Pietersz, who is representing 30-year-old Nick John, a former security guard arrested Sunday.