PHILIPSBURG:— The Judge of Instruction remanded the suspect J.A.J.R. (41) to custody (“bewaring”) for eight (8) more days. The Prosecutor’s Office had requested that the suspect, former head of the St. Maarten National Security Service VDSM remain in pre-trial detention in light of the ongoing investigation. J.A.J.R. is suspected of embezzlement (from January 2011 till mid-2013) and money laundering (from January 2011 till 19 July 2016) for the amount of NAf. 800.000,-. The investigation is in full swing.
Prosecutor’s Office Bulletin
Source: St. Martin News Network
Former Head of VDSM James Richardson pretrial detention extended.