A Statian man was arrested on Friday, August 5th  for violation of the Opium Act. The man with initials S.A.F. was arrested in the port, Fort Bay, when he went to pick up a package in which drugs were found. The box was equipped with a double bottom in which an as yet unknown amount of marijuana was detected.


Contact with the Dutch Caribbean Police Force  Useful telephone numbers, when do you call which number? When every second counts  emergency number 911 (free)

If you want to give a tip (anonymous): tipline (+ 599) 717 7251 The police station on your island, if there is no emergency:

Bonaire (+599) 715 8000 of 717 8000

Saba (+599) 416 6155

St. Eustatius  (+599) 318 2333

Press questions? 00599- 781 0195