Police and public prosecutor to tackle illegal parking



PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Police Department in discussion with the Public prosecutor in charge of traffic have come to the decision to tackle the illegal parking situation in the Philipsburg area which has become quite serious and mainly during the evening and night hours on Front Street. This traffic offence occurs during the also day and evening hours by persons visiting the casinos and restaurants in Philipsburg.

KPSM and the Public prosecutor have received numerous complaints from pedestrians, business-owners and residents living on Front Street concerning this issue. All drivers are hereby warned to avoid illegal parking in and around the Philipsburg area. Drivers will run the risk by having the vehicle towed; receiving a fine for this traffic violation along with other charges that could be included.

The police department and the Prosecutors Office will no longer tolerate this type of behaviour and will definitely take actions against those who do not abide by the rules.