Philipsburg:--- On Wednesday February 16th starting at 09:00 am, the police department held an intense traffic control on the Juancho Yrausquin Boulevard (road to Point Blanche) between Sang Supermarket and the entrance to the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facilities. This control was held in connection with the six cruise ships in port Wednesday and mainly to combat the illegal transportation of persons to and from this area. The control had a positive effect. The Gypsy's were unable to operate in that area Wednesday because of the police presence. During this control two gypsy drivers were detained, several cars and scooters were towed and several fines were given.