Published On: Thu, Mar 17th, 2016

Take Away Team confiscates one more house and car

Take Away TeamWILLEMSTAD – Early this morning the Take Away Team came into action again. This time in the luxurious neighborhood of Jan Sofat. Here the team confiscated a house and a car. The owner of the house was convicted in 2011 in the Netherlands in a drug related case.

According to a judge in Curaçao this man still owes 100,000 guilders to the State. This is the reason why the Public Prosecution ordered the Take Away Team to confiscate the possessions of this man and auction them. The proceeds will be donated to the fight against crime on the island.

The Take Away Team is composed of members of the local police force, tax authorities, military police, the coast guard and it is headed by the Public Prosecution.

Today, the authorities have also called the utility company Aqualectra, because it appeared that the man was stealing water and electricity. This man still have 90,000 guilders in debt to the utility company.

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