Attorney General’s Office soon will extradite Koeiman, Rietwijk and Felisia to the US

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Ramphis "Ronchie" M. Rietwijk (L), Gilberto "Kalala" T. Felisia (C) and Rogelio Gregory Koeiman (R) is seen when they all three was heading to the Courthouse in Curacao. We cannot confirm if Rietwijk and Felisia were also arrested in Curacao. FILE PHOTOS / VIGILANTE NEWSPAPER

 

Prosecutor’s Office Bulletin:

The Governors of St. Maarten and Curacao, based on articles 6 and 18 of the Extradition Decree of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten ordered the extradition of R.G.K. (Aruba, 1968), G.T.F. (Curaçao, 1978) and R.M.R. (Curaçao, 1965) to the United States.

This in accordance with an extradition request from the United States of America on October 29, 2013 by the Department of Justice. The men were arrested on St. Maarten and Curacao, respectively, on November 15, 2016 and January 17, 2017.

The Extradition Acts were signed on January16, 2017. The three men are accused by the District Court Southern District of New York (United States) of two drug shipments from St. Maarten to the United States.

The Attorney General’s Office (PPG) has started the actual procedure for the extradition of the men.