Four persons fined for breaching the border in Oyster Pond

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OYSTER POND — The police patrol was sent on several occasions to the border in Oyster Pond for person’s who were breaching the border crossing without permission, the police said on Wednesday evening. It appears that residents of both sides of the island were taking the opportunity to cross the closed border in the afternoon hours knowing that More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Strengthening of police force and law enforcement in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – 48 Marines who boarded the naval vessel Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman came to St. Maarten, as of today they will be deployed in guarding borders and maintaining public order in St. Maarten. “The Marines More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

NAGICO donates PPE Gear to the Police & Justice Department

GREAT BAY—- NAGICO Insurances made a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) yesterday to the Justice Department as we continue to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. The equipment provided included More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 5th, 2020

The far-reaching consequences of the state of emergency

PHILIPSBURG – The state of emergency has far-reaching consequences for the civil rights of St. Maarten’s inhabitants. The national decree that declared the state of emergency refers rather casually to article More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Detainees in the Netherlands transferred back to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten was made aware that the Netherlands would be returning three of the detainees on March 28, 2020, who were transferred to the Netherlands due to the state that the Pointe Blanche prison More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Tourist-killer Samedi sentenced to 18 years

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 More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020

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

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

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...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

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...