Tag archive for ‘charges’
By The Publisher On Monday, March 9th, 2020

UP Board: Prosecutor presents no physical evidence against Theo Heyliger

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United People (UP) party on Monday said that despite months of creating negative and false impressions about its founder Theo Heyliger, the prosecutor’s office did not present More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history

PHILIPSBURG - “What they did to his grandfather they are now doing to Theo.” That line, spoken in Parliament by United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers sums up the sentiment in the political arena about the legal More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

PHILIPSBURG — Witch hunt or a repeat of the Marcel Loor case? The public prosecutor’s office demanded on Wednesday 18 months of imprisonment, with 6 months suspended against former Immigration and Border More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Emerald-trial: forged invoices, bribes and tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – Three high-profile defendants appeared in court on Monday morning for the highly anticipated first step in the Emerald-trial: Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, suspended Port Director Mark More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Matser faces two years in prison for 2014 election fraud

PHILIPSBURG – The public prosecutor demanded 2 years of imprisonment against Member of Parliament Silvio Matser on Wednesday morning for election fraud committed in 2014. The prosecutor also asked the court to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Prosecutor calls defendant a wolf in sheep’s clothing

PHILIPSBURG – The public prosecutor took human smuggling suspect M.J.P. to task in the Court in First Instance on Wednesday after her attorney Jairo Bloem had petitioned the court for a postponement of her trial. More...