Tourist-killer Samedi sentenced to 18 years

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PHILIPSBURG – Less than a year after Canadian tourist Sylvain Valade (see photo) died during an armed robbery near the Drift Wood Bar on Beacon Hill Road, the Court in First Instance sentenced his killer, 19-year old Guy Mathurin Samedi to 18 years in prison. Of his two accomplices, Keeano Hastin Shandon Richardson (20) received the heaviest punishment: More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Pointe Blanche prison remains a major headache

PHILIPSBURG – Inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison have finally had enough. A group of 37 inmates is going to court on Friday, March 20, in an attempt to force the authorities to relocate them to prison facilities More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Sint Maarten Police Force benefits from structural Integrated Professional Skills Training

PHILIPSBURG -– The Law Enforcement Council is positive about the way in which the Sint Maarten Police Force KPSM has taken up part of the recommendations by the Council with regard to the Integrated Professional More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Car caught on fire after accident on the L.B. Scott Road

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Patrol and Fire department was alerted to a serious traffic accident that took place on L.B. Scott Road December 30th 2019 around 11:30pm. According to the information gathered, both More...

Cruise tourist suffers heart attack 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Tourist drowns in Great Bay – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — A female cruise tourist drowned in Great Bay on Monday, December 30, 2019. The elderly woman came to St. Maarten aboard the Queen Mary II, a transatlantic ocean liner that sailed from Southampton, More...

KPSM Police Force News Update - arrested - suspects
By The Publisher On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Police reports of incidents over the Christmas holidays

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) issued a press release on Thursday, December 27, 2019, with reports on several incidents that took place over the Christmas holidays. Man showed up at the More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Community service for violating Zero Tolerance policy

PHILIPSBURG – The election campaigns are in full swing and with this in mind the public prosecutor’s office has issued the rules of engagement under its Zero Tolerance Policy. Identifying fifteen possible violations, More...

KPSM Police Force News Update - arrested - suspects
By Online Editor On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Multidisciplinary Team did a general control on a passenger vessel

pHILIPSBURG — On Friday morning November 29th, 2019, around 6 a.m. A multidisciplinary team consisting of personnel from KPSM/Immigration and Border Control, KMar, K-9 Unit, Human Smuggling, the ALPHA team, More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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SEABASS investigation

PHILIPSBURG — As a result of an extensive investigation by the National Detectives, searches were carried out at 5 addresses today, November 19th, 2019. Two office buildings in Philipsburg and three houses More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Arrest made in Maximus investigation

In connection to the ongoing Maximus investigation, suspect R.A.d.S. of Curaçao was arrested this morning, November 18th, 2019, on Sint Maarten. The Public Prosecution Service had filed a request with the supervisory More...