Two arrests made in an ongoing drug investigation

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, the Alpha Team arrested two men with the initials W.L.H. (42) and S.J.J. (30) in connection with an ongoing investigation.  The suspects were arrested for their involvement with a drug smuggling offense that took place earlier this year at the cargo facilities in Point Blanche. W.H and S.J both remain More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Three suspects arrested for early morning robberies at two supermarkets

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Department together with the Patrol officers has arrested three suspects for two armed robberies which took place early this morning, Tuesday, October 20th, 2020.  The police More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 19th, 2020

Police arrest two over the weekend in connection with domestic violence

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 16, 2020, around 6:00 pm, the patrol officers arrested a man with the initials E.R. as he had severely injured his girlfriend after an altercation. This incident took place More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Police Union NAPB Public Message for Police Day

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, October 10, 2020, the Police Force of St. Maarten is celebrating its 10th anniversary. On the occasion of this Police Day (‘Korpsdag‘), the police union, NAPB (Nederlandse More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Report Progress Committee on Police Force: “Dark clouds are emerging.”

PHILIPSBURG – “The situation at the police force is less rosy than in our previous report,” the Progress Committee writes in its 37th progress report about the plan of approach for St. Maarten’s men and More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Bombscare at Philipsburg Police Station Monday night

~ Philipsburg Police Station evacuated; prisoners moved to Simpson Bay ~ PHILIPSBURG — Late Monday night, September 28th, 2020, the Philipsburg Police Station was evacuated after an apparent call to the station More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Four persons fined for breaching the border in Oyster Pond

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 More...

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...

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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