Prosecutor St. Maarten makes grace period for looters who wish to return goods

PHILIPSBURG--The Prosecutor's Office announced on Thursday that persons who broke into businesses after the passing of Hurricane Irma and stole items can apologize for their actions and return the stolen items at the Prosecutor’s Office in Philipsburg from today, Friday, to November1.

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Advocaat Harlequin: ‘Veel details in zaak Orlando B. genegeerd’

WILLEMSTAD – De verdediging van pastor Orlando B., die in juli is veroordeeld tot 9 jaar voor seksueel misbruik van meisjes en vrouwen, staat er op dat experts alle aanklachten tegen de verdachte onderzoeken.

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4 arrested in looting investigation St. Maarten intensifies

PHILIPSBURG--The Police Force of St. Maarten continues its investigations of mass looting of many businesses on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Van der Sloot friend says they burned Natalee Holloway’s skull

ORANJESTAD - Natalee Holloway’s skull was burned in an Aruba cave in 2010, prime suspect Joran van der Sloot’s friend has said in a video. Holloway went missing on May 30, 2005, while on a high school graduation trip to the island.

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Onderzoek 'Thorbes’ Bonaire afgesloten

KRALENDIJK - Begin 2016 is er onder leiding van de Officier van Justitie (OvJ) het strafrechtelijk onderzoek “Thorbes” gestart.

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MARS pro-forma - looter presented to judge of instruction

PHUILIPSBURG - The investigation “MARS” was treated “pro-forma” on Thursday in the prison Point Blanche on Sint Maarten.

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Police arrest 8 for violating curfew in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--Even though a 24-hour curfew until further notice went into effect prior to the passing of hurricane Maria on Tuesday to safeguard the safety and security of the community, numerous persons did not respect this measure and ventured out on the public streets anyhow, according to police on Wednesday.

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Two suspects before Judge St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Suspect M.M.R. (1962) was presented on Monday in Philipsburg before the Judge of Instruction (Rechter-commissaris). Her arrest was considered legitimate.

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Dangerous convict Cuchi to prison in The Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG--Dangerous convict Kathron “Cuchi” Fortune (39 years) was transported on Sunday to The Netherlands, according to the Prosecutor’s Office on St. Maarten on Monday.

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Police St. Maarten warns public about looting after Hurricane Maria Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG--The Police force of St. Maarten (KPSM) and the Prosecutor's Office (OM) are preparing for the approach of Hurricane Maria expected to pass through the area on Tuesday.

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Man stabbed to death this morning on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Detectives are presently investigating the fatal stabbing of a man residing “Over the Bank” in Philipsburg. This incident took place on Sunday September 17th between 07.00 and 08.00 a.m.

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First cases of ‘quick and swift punishment’ on Sint Maarten executed, 10 men already punished

PHILIPSBURG - The men who were arrested recently in Sint Maarten for failing the curfew were sentenced by the Public Prosecutor to 'work punishment' (werkstraf).

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Eis OM BES 18 jaar cel voor G.V.L. zaak “Alapaha” Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - Vrijdag 15 september heeft op Bonaire de behandeling plaatsgevonden van de zaak “Alapaha”. Het betreft de dodelijke schietpartij op 1 maart 2017 omstreeks 02:10 uur in de nacht in de Kaya Korsow in het centrum van de stad.

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Exceeding time limits suspects Sint Maarten covered

PHILIPSBURG - The Court of First Instance on Sint Maarten, at the request of the Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) of Sint Maarten, agreed with the exceeding time limits for suspects currently detained pending further investigation.

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Two arrests for firearm possession St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - On Tuesday, September 12, Sint Maarten two men were arrested on sint Maarten for firearms possession. The arrests took place by members of the policeforce KPSM.

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Luxe jacht in beslag genomen op Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - Op maandag 11 september 2017 is in opdracht van het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) BES door het Recherche Samenwerkings Team (RST) in de Marina op Bonaire een luxe jacht in beslag genomen.

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Looters St. Maarten will be taken to Court

PHILIPSBURG - The past couple of days military and police units on Sint Maarten have put an end to large-scale robberies and looting. An unknown number of persons were detained.

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Regiezitting in zaak Cymbal tegen familie Grynsztein inzake witwaspraktijken Curacao

ZWOLLE/WILLEMSTAD - De familie Grynsztein wordt verdacht van het witwassen van 320 miljoen dollar op Curacao. ,,Zo'n 10 procent van het bruto nationaal product van het eiland ging door hun handen'', meldde de officier van justitie vandaag tijdens een regiezitting in de rechtbank in Zwolle.

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Casusoverleg Top C bij wijkteam Montaña

WILLEMSTAD - De Top C ‘Tur Wowo Riba bo’ aanpak wil, ook in het kader van het urgentieplan van kabinet Rhuggenaath dat zich richt op een aanpak vanuit de wijken, voortaan casusoverleggen met betrekking tot de jeugdige recidivisten die op de Top C lijst staan, zoveel mogelijk in de wijken zelf laten plaatsvinden.

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Transfer of two people from Saba to Bonaire

SABA/ KRALENDIJK - Last Friday, at the request of the Public Prosecutor’s Office (OM) BES, two people were transferred from Saba to the Judicial Organization (Justitiële Inrichting) in Bonaire.

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