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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Off-duty police officer stabbed at night club

St. Maarten - An off-duty police officer was stabbed in the left side of his chest while at “Club High Up” on Welfare Road early Wednesday morning. All police patrols were sent to the night club at approximately 2:45 a.m. in connection with loud

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Several guns handed over to solicitor

St. Maarten - Persons are taking advantage of the Stop Drop & Go initiative to get rid of illegal weapons, and one of these persons told Today “I am so fed up with this weapon that I thought that the only way to get rid of it was to hand it ov

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Young people are our future: St. Maarten signs agreement with Dutch ‘Stichting Horizon’

St. Maarten - A delegation of professionals who are concerned about the St. Maarten youth population participated in a meeting at the conference room of the Philipsburg Police Station yesterday. During this meeting a historic agreement was signed

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Credit card swindler gets 3 years

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Egmond de Bies yesterday to 36-months of imprisonment for credit card fraud and the embezzlement of a rental car. Between December 28 of last year and January 31, the defendant bought clothing, c

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Acting Chief Prosecutor visits Cay Bay residents in Stop, Drop & Go project

St. Maaretn – In an effort to bring awareness to the St. Maarten community about the Stop, Drop & Go project, Acting Chief Prosecutor Karola van Nie and Assistant Prosecutor Ludwina Hodge, accompanied by community police officers Daryl Chandle

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Committee for action plan on integrity reports: Parliament calls on governor not to execute instruction

St. Maarten – The Parliament passed a motion yesterday that calls on governor Drs. Eugène Holiday “not to yield to the measure of instruction formulated by the Dutch government” and to instruct the government to establish a committee that will

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Hostage taken and nearly 20 shots fired in daring daylight armed robbery

MARIGOT---A gun fight between Gendarme and suspects in a daring daylight armed robbery with over 17 bullets fired and a brief hostage situation during the commission and attempted escape of  this heist, resulted in the streets of Marigot resembling

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Hurricane Gonzalo leaves boats listing

St. Maarten - Not since hurricane Luis has so much damage been inflicted on the local marine industry with over 50 boats badly damaged-- some beyond repairs while those that can be considered lucky will need major repairs-- and the salvaging operati

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2014

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Community police officer guilty of fornication with stepdaughter

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced a 42-year-old community police officer yesterday to a 6-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for fornication with his under-age stepdaughter and for fornication wit

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Curacao sidelines governor

WILLEMSTAD – A majority in parliament supported a motion yesterday that proposes a change to the constitution of Curacao. The change sidelines the governor in the appointment process of the prime minister and other ministers. Only the parliament de