Gendarmerie / police investigation: information exchange facilitated between Saint-Martin and St Maarten


A new stage in the cooperation between the authorities of Saint Martin and Sint Maarten in judicial matters was taken on Friday afternoon: the two prosecutors' offices signed a "joint note" mainly aimed at facilitating the exchange of information.

This should allow an increase in the rate of elucidation of investigations by the gendarmerie and the police and facilitate the arrest of criminals on both sides of the island. “Today we are dealing with organized crime. If there is a free movement of goods and people on the island, there is also a free movement of delinquency, "comments Samuel Finielz, the prosecutor of Basse-Terre. "An offender must [no longer] think that he can find refuge on the other side of the island," he said. (More details on


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