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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 French counterparts was held last week to discuss  the vehicles that had been previously seized by KPSM over the past days but were reported More...

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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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Man arrested for marijuana and possession of ammunition

PHILIPSBURG — Police Central dispatch directed several Patrol units to Celsius Street on November 2nd , 2020, at around 3:00 pm, after receiving several calls concerning an ongoing altercation in the area. The More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Arrest made into the ongoing investigation of drugs smuggling via the harbor

PHILIPSBURG — Members of the Alpha Team arrested an individual with the initials D.E.G. (43) for his involvement in the smuggling of large amount of narcotics via cargo facilities in Pointe Blanche, earlier More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Scooter rider injured himself on the Airport Road 

~ Scooter accidents and reckless driving continue to be a problem on the roads of Sint Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG — The personnel of the Traffic Department is investigating a serious accident that took place on More...