The Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM aims to collect some NAf 1.8 million in outstanding fines from fine dodgers. The total relates to 3,999 traffic fines issued from 2017 to 2020 by law enforcement for various offences.
The Court in the First Instance on Sint Maarten has handed a thirty-year sentence to a 22-year-old hitman responsible for an execution, the manslaughter of his own accomplice, and four counts of attempted murder. He was also convicted for the possession of illegal firearms.
The Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM has launched a preliminary criminal investigation into the major oil spill that occurred on Tuesday in the vicinity of the Cay Bay power plant of utilities company n.v. GEBE.
Jurists seeking to explore another facet of the criminal justice system of the Dutch Caribbean can do this by training to become a prosecutor. This opportunity is available via the Prosecutor-in-Training (“Officier-in-Opleiding”) programme.
Attempted manslaughter that caused the victim an eye and the possession of a firearm have landed the shooter in prison for nine years.
The Court in the First Instance on Sint Maarten handed down this sentence on Thursday for a shooter whose bullet pierced the head of his victim. The victim survived the shooting, but lost an eye.
The construction of a new sewerage pumping station at Foga with a pressure line to the A. Th. Illidge Road wastewater treatment plant is one of three major projects to directly benefit the people of St. Maarten via a US $2 million fine levied against construction company Windward Roads Infrastructure N.V. by the Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM.