PHILIPSBURG–Two suspects, J.L.la P. (41) and M.J.P. (42), were arrested Wednesday morning by National Detectives in connection with bribery. The Prosecutor’s Office has called the case “Albacore.”
The investigation is being conducted by the National Detectives of St. Maarten with support of the Police Force of St. Maarten and overseen by the Prosecutor’s Office. One of the women works in Ministry of Justice Personnel Department.
The investigating team carried out searches at a home in Sucker Garden, a home in Saunders and the office of the Ministry of Justice on A.Th. Illidge Road on Wednesday. Various administration documents and data carriers were seized.
J.L.la P. and M.J.P. will remain in restrictive custody, according to the Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/77831-two-arrested-for-bribery