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French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 20, 2014

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St. Maarten Police escort armed Gendarmes to French border due to no permission to carry weapons on St. Maarten

St. Maarten —Four armed Gendarmes were yesterday escorted to the border by police from Dutch St. Maarten, in what many view as retaliation for the embarrassment suffered by Dutch police at the hands of Gendarmerie on St. Maarten Day. At approxim

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Legal action against Justice Ministry by assault victim Alonso Hassel

St. Maarten - The Ministry of Justice is now facing legal action from Insel Air St. Maarten manager Alanso Hassel, after the latter was assaulted by two “on the block boys” who were riding in the official L1 car of Justice Minister Dennis Richard

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Jimmy Chaou sentenced for money laundering, Souliman El Bouzaidi summons void.

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Jimmy Wilhelmus Chaou to an 8-month prison sentence and a 15,000 guilders fine for money laundering and failing to report the amount of cash he was carrying when he arrived at the Princess Juliana

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Court revokes Kurt Ruan’s driver’s license for driving under the influence

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Kurt Ruan yesterday to a 2-month condition prison sentence with 3 years of probation for causing a traffic accident while driving under the influence of alcohol on March 28. He also ignored a ban

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Dolphin Defenders boycott businesses

St. Maarten – “We cannot endorse or support local businesses which actively promote what amounts to the enslavement and exploitation of an animal that is self-aware and sentient,” read a statement of Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten, which was iss

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Two restaurant robbers face 24 months of imprisonment

St. Maarten – The prosecution is demanding 24 months of imprisonment against two young men for an armed robbery at Bamboo Garden in Cole Bay on September 26. Prosecutor Maarten Noordzij asked the court to acquit the two defendants of a robbery at

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St. Maarten Police ask for information on missing person

St. Maarten - The Police Department is currently searching for a 33-year-old lady by the name of Kelly Sheils of British nationality, who has been reported missing by concerned friends. “Kelly was last seen by an acquaintance by the name of Ang

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Suspect arrested for burglary

St. Maarten - On Friday, November 14 at approximately 11.00 p.m. a 21-year-old man from the Dominican Republic was arrested by police suspected of committing a burglary at a home on Pearl Drive in Pelican. During the investigation of this burglary by

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34 new law enforcers for St. Maarten

GREAT BAY---St. Maarten’s efforts to protect her borders got a boost with the graduation of 34 new law enforcers in the areas of Customs, Immigration and border protection and auxiliary officers. The cadets graduated on Tuesday with a swearing i