Tag archive for ‘sentence’
Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
0 Comments

The wrong message

By Hilbert Haar Think about this a bit. The court in Philipsburg decided against sending the suspects in the Pompeii-investigation to prison because, according to local reports, “the insufficient condition of More...

Claudius and Maria Buncamper - MP
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
0 Comments

Many acquittals but Buncampers found guilty of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has sentenced former Public Health Minister Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius to a 25,000-guilders fine and 240 hours of community service each for tax More...

Judge court gavel
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
0 Comments

Community service for hitting boy

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Secell Daniel Common on Wednesday afternoon to  120 hours of community service for hitting the 13-year old son Jeremiah of his neighbor, who happens to be More...

Judge's Gavel
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
0 Comments

Raping employer gets 36 months

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Ashworth Robin on Wednesday morning to 36 months of imprisonment for the rape of a 19-year old girl in his home on Pumpkin Road on December 19, 2017. LOGIN More...

Chanel Brownbill outside courthouse - 20180329 MP
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
0 Comments

Court sends MP Brownbill to prison for tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – Parliamentarian Chanel Brownbill was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, with 15 months suspended and 240 hours of community service on Tuesday by the Court in First Instance. The court imposed More...

casa-blanca-from-above
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
0 Comments

Casablanca appeal after the summer

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice will handle the appeal hearings in the so-called Casablanca case after the summer – in August or September - it appeared from a pro forma hearing on Thursday afternoon. Three More...

Ourt Court House by Alphonso Nestor-Hubert
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
0 Comments

Man sentenced for gun possession

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Leando Aslem Prince on Wednesday morning to 10 months of imprisonment for the possession of a firearm and ammunition. Police officers caught the 26-year old More...

Judge's Gavel
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
0 Comments

Community service for attack on Marechaussee

PHILIPSBURG – A man who got into a violent argument with an officer of the Royal Marechaussee on November 10 of last year has to pay his victim $862 as compensation for medical expenses. The Court in First Instance More...

Gavel & scales
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
0 Comments

Panic attack does not save cocaine smuggler from sentence

PHILIPSBURG – A panic attack and fear of having to appear in open court did not save 42-year old Janet Malonier Richards from a sentence for an attempt to smuggle a ”considerable amount” of cocaine from St. More...

Judge's Gavel
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
0 Comments

Post-hurricane fencers punished

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice sentenced two men on Wednesday on appeal for fencing a large number of items in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Titus Leandro Maynard, 29, was sentenced to 180 days with 28 More...