Immigration officer under investigation

PHILIPSBURG--Chief of Police Carl John has called for an internal criminal investigation into a complaint received regarding an officer of the Immigration division recently.
Immigration officer D.W. has been suspended indefinitely as a result of the ongoing investigation into the complaint.
Police stated on Wednesday that the internal investigation’s outcome will be handed over to the Prosecutor’s Office, which will determine whether an independent follow-up investigation by the National Detectives is necessary.
The internal investigation is still ongoing at this time, according to police.

Hof maakt oriƫntatiepunten bij straftoemeting bekend

Het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie van Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten en van Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba heeft besloten om zijn reeds bestaande, interne oriëntatiepunten voor straftoemeting in strafzaken te publiceren.

St. Maarten students to participate in International Moot Court Competition

PHILIPSBURG--The SXM Moot Court Foundation has selected a team of high school students who will represent St. Maarten in the 2020 High School International Moot Court Competition in Gdynia, Poland, from January 27 to 31, 2020.

Crown witness to be heard in St. Maarten in Larimar case

PHILIPSBURG--Crown witness R.M. must be heard in St. Maarten in the Larimar investigation, the Court decided on Thursday. The Court is to work with the Prosecutor’s Office and other justice stakeholders to ensure his safety during the trial.