Sint Maarten Police Press Release 160817

Police Controls in Philipsburg
The Sint Maarten Police Force wish to inform the public that the Police will conduct traffic controls in Philipsburg. These controls will consist of all type of traffic violations and mainly illegal parking in all areas of town.
Illegal parking will not be tolerated and this information is as a warning to all drivers to avoid getting a fine or your vehicle being towed and to avoid any unnecessary inconvenience.

Family fight, son arrested for threatening mother with gun
On Tuesday, August 16th , a patrol was directed to Sucker Garden for a dispute between family members. The Central Dispatch informed the officers that a young men threatened his mother with an illegal weapon.
When they arrived at the scene the man was still holding a gun is his hand and the officers ordered him to put it down. The suspect M.A.F. was arrested on the scene and the gun was immediately confiscated and it turned out to be an air gun. The suspect remains in police custody during the investigation.

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