SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The Sint Maarten Police Force (KPSM) together with the Gendarmerie will be conducting joint control during the upcoming weeks. The control will focus on motorbikes as well as suspected stolen vehicles.
Over the last few days, the police of Sint Maarten received information from the Gendarmerie that a group of French nationals are busy coordinating an illegal motorbike parade.
Management of KPSM was further informed by the French authorities that the organizers of this event do not have authorization or a permit to organize this event or such events.
Persons participating in this event may lead to arrest according to the French police. Potential participants from the Dutch side should refrain from participating in this event as they can run the risk of being arrested.
The safety of the community and visitors of our island is the law enforcements highest priority, KPSM said on Saturday evening in a press release. (KPSM)
Joint border control back in March 2020. (Police photo - file)