Parking prohibition and additional information.

PHILIPSBURG:— In connection with 2017 Heineken Regatta which started on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 and will end on Sunday, March 5th the police department is making the following announcement;
The main venue for this event will be at the Kim Sha Beach in Simpson Bay and due to a lot of visitors from abroad and persons from the community that will be attending the shows of this event there will be “NO PARKING” on the Kim Sha beach on Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th.
The entire community is urged to give their fullest cooperation to the organizers of this event as well as the police department to make this event a very successful one. Misconduct by anyone attending these during the event can result in this person being arrested.


                        GENERAL POLICE ORDINANCE

  1. Not following commands by a police officer (art. 3)

NAFLS 150,-/$85,-

  1. Disturbing  public  order (Art. 4)

NAFLS 150,-/$85,-

  1. Fighting in public (Not ill-treatment art. 24-b)

NAFLS 150,-/$85,-

  1. Removing, replacing or taking down of a police barricade (art. 24-c)

NAFLS 150,-/$85,-

  1. Throwing of bottles (art. 25)

NAFLS 375,-/$212,-

                        WEAPON ORDINANCE

  1. In the possession of a weapon (not a fire-arm) or an object to be used as such.(art. 1)

NAFLS 625,-/$354,-

                        PENAL CODE

  1. Resisting arrest (art. 2:133)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

  1. Not adhering to an order given by a police officer (art. 2:137)

NAFLS. 375,-/$212,-

  1. Insulting an officer on duty (art. 2:223 jo.  art 2:224)

NAFLS. 375,-/$212,-

  1. Verbal threat (not group/gang  related) (art. 2:255)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

  1. Ill-treatment (art. 2:273)

NAFLS. 750,-/$424,-

  1. Destruction of property (art. 2:334)

NAFLS. 300,-/$170,-

  1. Public Intoxication (art. 3:4)

NAFLS. 150.-/$ 85,-

  1. Serving alcohol to persons less than 18 years of age. (art. 3:53)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

                        OPIUM ORDINANCE (DRUG LAW)

  1. Possession of Cocaine up to 03 grams (Art. 3 sub 1 under c)

NAFLS. 400,-/$226,-

  1. Possession of Cocaine more than 03 grams, but less or equivalent to 05 grams. (Art. 3 sub 1 under c)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

  1. Possession of Marihuana 05 to 20 grams (art. 4 sub 2 under b)

NAFLS. 325,-/$184,-

  1. Possession of Marihuana more that 20 grams, but less or equal to 30 grams (art. 4 sub 2 under b)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

  1. Possession of 06 to 10 XTC-pills (Art. 3 sub 1 under c)

NAFLS. 625,-/$354,-

Source: St. Martin News Network
Parking prohibition and additional information.