Police officer J.G. will be released today, pending his Court date

PHILIPSBURG - Suspect J.G. (42 years) will be released today, August 3 2018, by request of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten.
 
This in light of this is medical condition and therefore the limited resources in the Point Blanche prison for medical attention and therefore special attention to the suspect. Both the investigative judge and the lawyer agreed to the request by the Public Prosecutor.
 
He will remain a suspect in the “Whale-investigation” were he is a suspect of bribery, forgery and breach of confidentiality. His case will be handled in Court on October 17th 2018.
 
His release is under specific conditions:
• He suspect may have no contact with other suspects in this case
• The suspect will hand over his passport and ID card to the Public Prosecution Service 
• The suspect will not travel abroad without permission from the Public Prosecutor’s Office
• The suspect will remain at the disposal of the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the National Criminal Investigation Department (Landsrecherche Sint Maarten).

Assessment of health risks due to dump fires starts on Jan. 21

PHILIPSBURG--A team from Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM will carry out a two-week assessment of the potential health risks for the community in relation to dump fires starting January 21.

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops naar Bonaire, CuraƧao en Aruba

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) bezoeken zondag 20 tot en met dinsdag 22 januari Bonaire, Curaçao en Aruba. Het bezoek staat in het teken van economische samenwerking en rechtshandhaving. 

Dock Maarten vindt geen gehoor bij overheid met klacht over Bobby's Marina

PHILIPSBURG - Het jarenlange geschil tussen Dock Maarten, Bobby's Marina en de overheid loopt nog steeds.