Crime

Aug 15 '14 14:42

A police officer got wounded Thursday afternoon when he attempted to arrest a man in Eindhoven.

Police say the officer went to a house at Slagerstraat, where the suspect was spotted. The unnamed man had violated conditions the Prosecutor’s Office had placed him under; what these conditions were is not clear.

OV chipkaart
Aug 15 '14 13:37

Research by Trouw shows that safety on public transport has become safer after the introduction of the OV chip card in 2009, Het Parool reports.

Haarlem
Aug 15 '14 13:21

In Haarlem, police action against the city's 'top-25 criminals' of Moroccan origin is hitting a roadblock, mainly due to the refusal of their parents to offer the authorities any help, De Telegraaf reports.

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Aug 15 '14 12:34

The criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is the largest of its kind in Dutch history, the Prosecutor’s Office OM has said.

Hackers or Keyboard users
Aug 15 '14 11:50

In the last few days, the website of online shop Computerland has been entirely copied by hackers, who then used the website not only to make money but to install malware on customers' computers. This is reported by Tweakers.

Aug 14 '14 13:50

At Theater Festival Boulevard Den Bosch, an "organized group of criminals" has been actively funneling false €50 notes through the restaurants and tents at the festival, the organizers tell Omroep Brabant.

Aug 14 '14 13:14

The 44-year-old convicted psychiatric patient who did not return to his clinic for mandatory treatment in Venray has been arrested, according to the NOS. Somebody signaled the police when they saw him in the HEMA in Maarssen.

German Machine Gun
Aug 14 '14 09:22

After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.

Margerethe and Nadja
Aug 14 '14 08:54

The 55-year-old Nadja tells authorities that she drove her mother's body to the Czech Republic in order to give her a proper farewell. As the woman is held suspect in her own mother's murder, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is questioning whether her mother was already dead at departure, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Police Reports
Aug 13 '14 15:17

Another man has been arrested in connection with the execution of businessman Aytas Göraler earlier this year. Police arrested a 25-year old Amsterdam man on Tuesday in a Zwaag correctional facility, where he was being held for another crime.

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Aug 13 '14 10:17

Within a month, Curaçao will set up a temporary jail complex for drug mules with the help of the Netherlands.

Aug 13 '14 09:29

A 44-year-old psychiatric patient, René de L. has been signaled by police, as he escaped the clinic where he was staying during unsupervised leave. The patient was convicted for attempted murder and embezzlement in 2006.

Soup
Aug 12 '14 13:43

A homeless man threw hot soup in the face of a police officer after hearing that he would not be allowed to sleep at the police station in Den Bosch, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Aug 12 '14 11:03

Faced with a jail that is unfit to incarcerate suspects at its main police station, Curaçao will no longer arrest drug mules that are spotted at its Hato International Airport.

Aug 12 '14 10:05

German police have arrested a Dutch national with 4,200 xtc pills in his possession.

Aug 11 '14 12:12

The number of home invasions in the Netherlands has dropped by 15 percent in the first half year of 2014 in comparison to the corresponding period last year.

Crash
Aug 11 '14 11:25

Two 14-year-old boys were injured in a collision with a car behind a sport center on the Dobbeleane in Sint Nicolaasga, in the province of Friesland, Hart van Nederland reports.

Aug 11 '14 11:15

Police in Eindhoven found a wounded man in the Hubertastraat who says he was stabbed by a man trying to sell him a bicycle, Omroep Brabant reports.

Vinkeveense Plassen
Aug 11 '14 10:37

A spokesperson for the Public Prosecution Authority (OM), says that the driver of the speedboat that crashed into a sloop on the Vinkeveense Plassen earlier this month was three times over the alcohol limit.

Mobile Unit
Aug 11 '14 08:17

Participants at a demonstration against Islamic terrorist organization IS in The Hague's Schilderswijk were arrested while the Mobile Unit was forced to take action as some were throwing rocks around in the street, the NRC reports.

Aug 8 '14 16:17

While the SC Buitenveldertbaan women's team was playing football on the pitch inside, a thief snuck into their Amsterdam clubhouse and stole the lady's belongings. Security cameras inside the bar caught the thief in the act, and the team released the video footage on their Facebook page with an appeal to catch the criminal and get their stuff back.

Vinkeveense Plassen
Aug 8 '14 14:10

An investigating judge in Utrecht has remanded the 49-year-old man suspected of causing a boating accident which killed two people on Monday. The suspect is being investigated for manslaughter by the public prosecutor after a judge refused any possibility to charge the man with homicide.

Spyware
Aug 8 '14 12:45

The company Gamma International has been hacked by a digital activists organization, who released a massive amount of technical and client information from the company online yesterday. The German-British company that sells spy software to governments and detection authorities, also had the Dutch police as a client, De Volkskrant reports.

Aug 8 '14 10:23

Authorities in Belgium have arrested a man and a woman from The Hague Thursday, as part of investigations into a suspected jihadist network in the Schilderswijk.

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