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Suspect arrested after police chase

Written by Sunday, 06 July 2014 10:59

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Friday July 4th at approximately 08.00 p.m. during a routine patrol in the Middle Region area, a Philipsburg Police patrol saw white Hyundai I-10 with the license-plate 2066AAB and very dark tinted windows drive through the neighborhood.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Public Prosecutor's Services of Curaçao, Sint Maarten and BES-islands (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) has now its own Grievances Advice Committee.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — The Council on Law Enforcement on Wednesday presented its report, Border Control in St. Maarten, to St. Maarten's Minister of Justice, Dennis Richardson.

Customs confirm drug seizure at Sxm Airport

Written by Wednesday, 02 July 2014 19:54

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday the St. Maarten Customs Department confirmed that a drug bust had taken place Tuesday at the Sxm Airport as was reported by this website on Tuesday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - St. Maarten Customs racked up another drug bust on Tuesday at SXM Airport.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -  The former Prime Minister of Curacao, Member of Parliament and leader of the MFK Party, Gerrit Schotte is accusing the president of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten, drs. Emsley Tromp of bribing certain politicians on St. Maarten for his own gain.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In early 2013, after resigning as the Director of Postal Services St. Maarten NV (PSS), I was forced to take both Government and PSS to court, to challenge the illegal suspension from December 2011 and also to establish my remuneration package, which both the Shareholder Representative and Supervisory Board members failed to do in line with the company by-laws and the Corporate Governance Code.

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius - Leader of the STEP party on St. Eustatius, Council Man Franklin Brown confirmed on Monday that he has submitted to the Public Prosecutor Office on St. Eustatius, documents pertaining to irregularities and proof of several violations by the Executive Council.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Last Friday, June 13th, the judge of instruction decided that the extension of the detention of suspect E.Y. is lawful, so E.Y. currently remains in pre-trial detention.

Arrest in morals case

Written by Wednesday, 11 June 2014 20:04

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Early this morning, the 48-year old man E.Y. was arrested in his home in Defiance.