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Law enforcement officials confiscated six illegal guns in 16 weeks

PHILIPSBURG — Public Prosecutor’s Office in St. Maarten has issued a press release stating that six illegal guns have been confiscated in the past 16 weeks. According to the press release these weapons are related primarily to armed robberies committed against Front Street jewelry stores. The weapons were confiscated by the St. Maarten More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, February 27th, 2021
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Scooter bike rider severely injured in traffic accident

WELFARE ROAD, COLE BAY — The Police Patrol and the Traffic Department was alerted to a serious traffic accident that took place Friday, February 26th, 2021, around 1:15pm, next to Kimsha Parking lot in More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Meeting between Philipsburg Merchants Association and St. Maarten Police Force

~ And other reports ~ PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg Merchants Association and members of St. Maarten Police Force KPSM held a preparation meeting on Wednesday about the upcoming end-of-the-year busy season. During More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Police force intensifying investigation into car theft ring

PHILIPSBURG — The Police of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has been continuously working towards putting a halt  to the increase in car thefts taking place on both sides of the island. A meeting between KPSM and our More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Ombudsman: “There is no proper towing policy”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s towing and parking policy is a mess, and in parts nonexistent, and the public prosecutor’s office has failed to collect approximately 1.3 million guilders ($758,855) in More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Shot fired at suspect caught breaking and entering a car dealership

PHILIPSBURG — A 27-year-old man with the initials M.B is now in police custody, after being shot in the leg while officers were responding to reports of a possible breaking and entering at a used car dealership More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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A man died of natural causes while hiking a trail on St. Peters hill

ST. PETER’S — On Sunday, 29th November, 2020 at around 5:30pm, the Police Dispatch Center received information that a man was found not showing any signs of life along a hiking trail on St. Peter’s More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Urgently wanted: Complaints Committee Police Action

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten does not have a ‘Klachtencommissie Politieel Optreden’, although since 2013 there has been a law prescribing this. Complaints about the police are now being sent to the Police More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Sailboat, suspected of human trafficking

PHILIPSBURG — A multi-disciplinary team consisting of Immigration, Customs, Police (KPSM), Coastguard and Department of Maritime and Shipping, carried out a joint inspection on a sailboat that had entered More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Alpha Team made another arrest for drugs smuggling

PHILIPSBURG — The Alpha team has been kept busy with the ongoing investigation into drug smuggling that have taken place earlier this year.  On Tuesday November 3rd, 2020, the team arrested a man with the More...






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