Fight with tenant ends up in court

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PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance will pronounce its verdict in a case of public violence on May 16; four men stood trial for the alleged offense on Wednesday. The public prosecutor demanded 15 months against the main suspect, 150 hours of community service against two others, and 5 months of imprisonment against the fourth suspect. On September More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Court acquits man of fencing stolen car

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance acquitted 24-year old Joel L. on Wednesday morning of stealing and fencing a car, in spite of the fact that the defendant failed to explain many details. The prosecutor More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Young man sentenced for attempted rape

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Kareem Munaf Prince on Wednesday for an attempt to rape his former girlfriend on August 21 of last year, stealing a Wifibox from her home and threatening her More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Little Switzerland employees demand their salaries

PHILIPSBURG – Twenty-two employees of World Gifts Import BV, a company that operates two stores in St. Maarten under the name Little Switzerland demand that the company pay salary arrears dating back to December More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Hot-headed driver get suspended community service

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance devoted almost three hours on Thursday afternoon to the fallout of a traffic accident that occurred on Sunday March 4 around 2 a.m. near the Daily Extra supermarket on More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Prosecutor demands 15 years for fatal stabbing

PHILIPSBURG – Fifteen years of imprisonment. That is the demand the public prosecutor put to the Court in First Instance on Wednesday against Akil Amaru L. for allegedly stabbing 23-year old Gary Zorilla (see More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Raping employer gets 36 months

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Ashworth Robin on Wednesday morning to 36 months of imprisonment for the rape of a 19-year old girl in his home on Pumpkin Road on December 19, 2017. ... Some More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Jail time for illegally employing prostitutes

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Juan Linzey on Wednesday morning to 36 months of imprisonment for ill-treatment, human smuggling, promoting prostitution and employing people who were without More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Court sends MP Brownbill to prison for tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – Parliamentarian Chanel Brownbill was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, with 15 months suspended and 240 hours of community service on Tuesday by the Court in First Instance. The court imposed More...