Published On: Fri, Nov 11th, 2016

15 people illegally on the island

police checkpointsWILLEMSTAD - During a police check on Schottegatweg West and Berg Altena focused on the public transportation, 28 people were inspected. They could not show any legal identification.

They were taken to the immigration office for further investigation. 15 of them did not have their papers in order and were illegally staying on the island. They will be deported as soon as possible.

During this traffic check, 98 buses were asked to show their documents by the police. In addition to the arrests, fines were handed out. 17 bus drivers did not have the price list on the bus and six buses were had dark tinted glass, which is illegal.  Also, six bus drivers did not have a valid license, four of them were driving without valid insurance papers, three were without the government inspection card, and two of the bus drivers were missing a license plate.

The police will continue with these traffic checks and that is why they send a warning to all drivers to have their documents in order.

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