Tag archive for ‘acquittal’
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 4th, 2023

Acquittal in De Mos case has potential consequences in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — A ruling from the Court in First Instance in Rotterdam could potentially have consequences for pending high profile appeal cases in St. Maarten, like the one that will determine the fate of More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Appeals Court acquits Buncamper of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG — The Court of Appeals acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper in a ruling dated May 30 of tax fraud related to the Eco Green case. His wife, former Minister of Public health More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Silence results in acquittal for Heyliger

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in first Instance has acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger of attempts to bribe former parliamentarian Romain Laville for lack of sufficient supporting evidence. This More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Desperate measures

By Hilbert Haar In September 2016 the Court in first Instance acquitted all suspects in the Masbangu-case. That they were later sentenced on appeal is irrelevant for the point I want to make here. Masbangu was about More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Unlawful search leads to acquittal

PHILIPSBURG – A man who was caught with counterfeit American dollars on March 13 of 2017 was acquitted of that charge due to an unlawful search by the police, but he received a 150 guilders fine in the Court in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Appeals court also acquits man of attempted manslaughter on arrest team

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice confirmed the verdict the Court in First Instance issued in June 2016 against Calvin Beresford Green, whereby the defendant was acquitted of attempted manslaughter on More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Acquittal for three looting-suspects

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance acquitted three looting-suspects of all charges on Wednesday morning, though in one case the judge noted that the acquittal went against her heart. Jonathan Jose More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Prosecutor’s Office appeals acquittals Masbangu-case

GREAT BAY – The Prosecutor’s Office has lodged an appeal against the four verdicts of the Court of First Instance of St. Maarten in the Masbangu investigation. The investigation focuses on vote fraud during More...