Light sentence for shovel attack

Gavel Smack On the Wrist

GREAT BAY –The Court in First Instance sentenced Bryan Richardson on Thursday morning to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for hitting a man called Morisseau on August 7 with a shovel on his head. The public prosecutor demanded a 4 month prison sentence but the court considered that demand “much too high.” Richardson More...

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Courthouse
By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Community service for cashing stolen checks

GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance sentenced 24-year old Stephanie Smith on Thursday morning to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for a scam with checks that cost her More...

Grand Marche
By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Cigarettes thief gets ten weeks

GREAT BAY – A man who stole close to 300 cigarettes from the Carrefour market in Cupecoy and was found in the possession of brand name clothing after Hurricane Irma was sentenced to 10 weeks of imprisonment in More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Community service for fencing vacuum cleaners

GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance sentenced Bryan Leroy Louisy yesterday to a 6-week conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for fencing an air-conditioner, two vacuum cleaners and More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Man gets four months for fencing stolen car

GREAT BAY – The first session of the Court in First Instance in the courthouse after Hurricane Irma was a special one. The focus of the trials on Wednesday was on looters and it was the first time that the court More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Serial robber faces 9 years – or acquittal – for robberies

GREAT BAY – Kendy P. will hear on November 8 how much time – if any – he will have to serve for a string of armed robberies that took place between July 27 2016 and October 18 2016.  The 25-year old stands More...

Gavel Smack On the Wrist
By webadmin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Repentance-scheme for fencers and looters

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office (OM) Sint Maarten is prepared to take into account looters and fencers who regret their act. As is known, citizens committed criminal offenses during and More...

Courthouse
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Courthouse reopens on October 16

GREAT BAY – The courthouse in Philipsburg will reopen its doors to the public on October 16, the court’s management announced in a press statement. The date has been chosen in consultation with the Public Prosecutor’s More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Post-Irma update from the Public Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG — Very soon after the passage of hurricanes “Irma” and “Maria” the enforcement of criminal law in Sint Maarten was restored. This in close cooperation with all involved More...

Gavel Smack On the Wrist
By webadmin On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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First cases of ‘quick and swift punishment’ on St. Maarten executed, 10 men already punished

GREAT BAY — The men who were arrested recently in St. Maarten for failing the curfew were sentenced by the Public Prosecutor to ‘work punishment’ (werkstraf). Three men have been offered a transaction More...