Another police officer arrested for human trafficking

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WILLEMSTAD – Once again it appears that there are more police officers involved in the human trafficking case which involves Bandera Grill. Last night, the Office of Internal Affairs arrested the 51-year old police officer E.L.W. This also happened on November 4, when an agent was arrested and on November 18 were another two agents were arrested. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Prosecution spokesman’s vehicle torched

WILLEMSTAD — The car of Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson Norman Serphos was set on fire and burned out early Wednesday morning. Apparently residents of Jan Thiel where the law enforcement official lives heard More...

By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

27 undocumented arrested

WILLEMSTAD – During a recent inspection of the multidisciplinary team, which consists of the police force, immigration, Ministry of Economic Development and Tax Accountants (BAB), 27 undocumented were arrested. The More...

By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Prosecutor launches Asset Recovery Team

PHILIPSBURG – Government and the Prosecutor’s Office of St. Maarten are collaborating to go after money-launderers and combat illegal activities involving financial gain by these criminals. Prosecutor Ton Maan More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Court of Appeal quashes acquittals, sentences three ‘Masbangu’

PHILIPSBURG – The Court of Appeals on Wednesday sentenced three of the four suspects in the so-called “Masbangu-case.” The case concerns the investigation involving the buying and selling of votes on behalf More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepts two drug boats

WILLEMSTAD - The Royal Navy station ship in the Caribbean, the M-frigate Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepted two drug boats last week. The navy officers seized a total of nearly 1100 kilograms of cocaine on More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Coast Guard finds missing fishermen

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard has found a boat with the five missing fishermen this week. They were lost at sea for about a day and a half. The fishing boat was found about 10 miles east of Bonaire. Once signaled, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Solicitor-General to develop international legal aid center

PHILLIPSBURG - St. Maarten has had a new Solicitor-General, Jan Spaans (50), since January 1. He represents the Prosecutor’s Office in appeal cases at the Joint Court of Justice, such as the well-known “Menam” More...

By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Corallo’s extradition may take another year

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten/Italian casino boss Francesco Corallo may remain incarcerated in St. Maarten for another year, as his actual extradition to Italy may not take place until the summer of 2018. This is due More...

By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017

House search and arrests in ‘Robalo’ investigation

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the criminal investigation code-named “Robalo ” the suspects E.L.A.H (37) and U.G.A. (55) were arrested on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. A search led by the Judge of More...