Lawyer sounds alarm after guards injured by inmates

PHILIPSBURG - Two prison guards at the Pointe Blanche prison were attacked by inmates on Friday while on duty and one of the guards was hospitalised due to severe injuries. The reason behind the attack remains unknown.

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Two juveniles stand trial for violent armed robbery

PHILIPSBURG--Two young suspects appeared in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday for their involvement in the violent midday robbery of Jewelry Avenue on November 10, 2016.

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New search in Emerald-investigation

PHILIPSBURG - This morning another house search took place in the Emerald-investigation. The search took place at an abandoned office building on the Van Goghstraat, but where the tenant had left records and computers behind.

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Opnieuw verdachte in groot internationaal witwasonderzoek aangehouden

AMSTERADM - De politie heeft vanochtend opnieuw een verdachte aangehouden in het internationaal onderzoek naar het witwassen van miljoenen euro's. Het gaat om een 41-jarige man uit Nieuw-Schoonebeek.

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Four killed in shooting Curacao

WILLEMSTAD  Four men were killed in a drive-by shooting in Curaçao Saturday night.

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Oud-minister Jamaloodin aangehouden in Venezuela

De Curaçaose oud-minister van Financiën George Jamaloodin is vrijdag gearresteerd in Venezuela op verzoek van justitie op Curaçao. Hij wordt verdacht van valsheid in geschrifte en verduistering.

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SFB-rappers vrijgelaten

PARAMARIBO - De twee Haagse rappers die in Suriname nog vastzaten, omdat ze beschuldigd werden van seks met een minderjarig meisje en het verspreiden van een seksfilmpje, zijn weer op vrije voeten.

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MP Brownbill detained by anti-corruption team in Emerald-investigation

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten party (USP) Member of Parliament Chanel Brownbill has been detained by authorities on Wednesday morning along with two other suspects in connection with the Emerald investigation.

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3 suspects detained in Emerald-investigation

PHILIPSBURG - On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 three (3) suspects were detained in connection with the ongoing investigation code-named Emerald.

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Gunshot victim dies in ICU

PHILIPSBURG--One of the victims who suffered multiple gunshot wounds during an assault on Tuesday evening passed away in the early hours of the morning at the St. Maarten Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit.

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Searches in Emerald-investigation St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Since Wednesday morning, March 15, 2017, several house searches have been taking place in connection with the ongoing investigation code-named Emerald.

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Ruim 8 miljoen afgepakt in internationaal witwasonderzoek

Nederland, België, Duitsland, Sint Maarten - De politie heeft dinsdag 14 maart 2017 een grote actie gehouden in het kader van een witwasonderzoek. Daarbij werden vijf mensen aangehouden en 30 panden doorzocht.

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Verslag RvR negatief over controle poort gevangenis Curacao

Willemstad – Uit het onlangs gepresenteerde onderzoek van de Raad voor de Rechtshandhaving (RvR) over de veiligheid in de strafgevangenis Sentro di Dentenshon i Korekshon Kòrsou (SDKK), blijkt dat het bij de toegangs- en uitgangscontrole niet zo nauw genomen wordt.

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Fifth Border Protection officer arrested in Ostrich investigation

PHILIPSBRUG--The St. Maarten Police Force Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling Unit arrested a fifth Border Protection Service employee on Thursday, according to Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Gino Bernadina. 

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Suspect opens fire on police team during raid

PHILIPSBURG--The Police Arrest Team came under gunfire on Thursday morning while conducting a house raid in Fort Willem. As the Team was about to enter the house, a shot was fired at the officers from inside.

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Drugs in car doors

ROTTERDAM--The Dutch Customs Department at the Rotterdam harbour has discovered 51 kilograms of cocaine in old car doors in a shipment of scrap metal from Aruba.

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Francesco Corallo stays in jail

PHILIPSBURG--The request by Francesco Corallo's lawyers to suspend his detention was rejected by the Joint Court of Justice.

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US Coast Guard makes region’s largest coke bust since 1999

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--The US Coast Guard confiscated 4.2 tons of cocaine last week off the coast of Suriname. Four Guyanese men have been apprehended in connection with the bust that, according to Coast Guard, is the largest maritime seizure in the Atlantic since 1999.

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Violent robberies under investigation

PHILIPSBURG--The Special Robbery Unit has added to its workload two more cases having to do with two separate armed robberies that took place last week Thursday.

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Verdachte aangehouden in moordzaak "Alapaha"

KRALENDIJK - Vannacht is in het kader van het onderzoek "Alapaha" naar de dodelijke schietpartij op 1 maart in Kaya Korsou een verdachte aangehouden. Het betreft een man met de initialen J.A.M.

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