Crime

Oct 18 '13 02:30

Possibly another 23 graduating students have wrongly received their diploma last school year.

Oct 18 '13 01:30

A house, managed by the Russian Embassy in The Hague, was burglarized Thursday night.

Oct 18 '13 00:01

In the Venlo district Blerick police shot a 22-year-old Polish man who threatened them with a knife.

Oct 17 '13 15:32

A 58-year-old man and his teenage daughter were shot and wounded in the Buitenveldert neighborhood of Amsterdam Zuid, according to Amsterdam police

Oct 17 '13 01:03

A video of a beheading, posted on Facebook, is causing commotion. The video shows in close up how a man's throat is cut, while his hands are tied on his back. He then falls into a pit, head first, and profusely bleeding. A Facebook spokesperson in The Netherlands could not comment on this specific post.

Oct 17 '13 00:01

The surveillance cameras at the apartment of the abused diplomat Onno Elderenbosch in Moscow Tuesday night were off, reports the building's janitor to NOS correspondent David-Jan Godfroid.

Oct 16 '13 00:02

Zuid-Holland police arrested three people for large-scale theft and embezzlement of fuels. They worked together with skippers, transport companies and other large consumers of fuel.

Oct 15 '13 00:03

The 20-year-old woman from IJmuiden who claimed she was assaulted by six men, appears to have invented that story. The woman admitted to filing a false report

Oct 14 '13 03:38

A 12-year-old girl is responsible for the death threats to a school in Vlissingen. The girl is a student herself in the class the threats were directed at.

Oct 14 '13 02:56

The Hague police arrested a man near a HTM bus garage, who was suspected of stealing 36 purses from the transport company, containing a total of 2600 euros in cash and 5700 euros in buss tickets.

Oct 14 '13 00:06

A man died in Helmond last night, while running from the police. He drowned in his attempt to shake off law enforcement officers.

Oct 14 '13 00:05

The police questioned some suspects on Sunday in the case of the Instagram death threats at the address of a Vlissingen primary school class. One of the suspects is a student of the school.

Oct 12 '13 01:35

The police have so far received 20 tips about the Instagram death threats of group 8b of a Vlissingen primary school, but don't have a suspect yet.

Oct 12 '13 01:02

The trial against kick boxer Badr Hari will take a few weeks longer. First, a report of the national department of investigation about the leaking of a file to the press, needs to be completed.

Oct 11 '13 00:03

The lawsuit against Badr Hari started Thursday. The kickboxer is on trial for eight violent crimes and a traffic offense.

Oct 10 '13 02:03

An officer wrongly concluded the 17-year-old Rishi instantly died from a police bullet last November in The Hague Hollands Spoor station.

Oct 10 '13 01:17

In the Amsterdam home of a 50-year-old Englishman, the police found half a million cash, using a sniffer dog, announced the Public Ministry Wednesday.

Oct 9 '13 09:08

A 48-year-old man from Cuijk in Brabant is a suspect of the abuse of about three hundred girls in the age of 10 to 17 years. Probably eleven girls he met and abused,  but the rest he abused over the internet. 

The hundreds of victims come mainly from Holland but there are also  30 Belgian victims. The man has been active during eight years. He is now in custody in Noord Holland. If he already confessed was not yet announced by the prosecution.

Oct 9 '13 08:47

Over the last five years, the number of burglary claims in the Netherlands has risen from an average of 2500 per month in 2008 to more than 3500 per month in 2012. This is an increase of 40 percent. This was evident on Wednesday from an analysis of the Association of Insurers.

The risk  for a burglary is highest in the province of Noord Brabant and the lowest in the province of Groningen. From the big cities Groningen seems to be the safest city. Citizens  of Breda, Almere and Nijmegen have 4 times more chance on a burglary, according to the report.

Oct 9 '13 03:13

Group 8b of the Vlissingen School De Wissel received death threats and shocking pictures last week through the social network Instagram, reported the police Tuesday evening.

Oct 8 '13 02:34

The Russian ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday, that it strongly protests against the treatment of a Russian diplomat by the Dutch police.

According to Russian media the diplomat, Dmitri Borodin, says that he was attacked, on Sunday, in his house by people with police uniforms. His behavior towards his kids should have been the reason that neighbors alarmed the police.

Oct 8 '13 00:15

Last year 200,000 Dutch fell victim to identity fraud through a debit machine or ATM or over the Internet. That is 1.5 percent of the Dutch population older than 15 years, according to figures from CBS (Centraal Bureau Statistiek) (Central Statistics agency).

Oct 7 '13 02:36

In a major police operation in Ecuador against drug offenders fifteen people were arrested, including a Dutchman.

Oct 4 '13 03:33

The Dutch honorary consul Silvana Kondic knew the man who stabbed her, yesterday in her office in Split. He had threatened her before, said Kondic in an interview with the Croatian newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija.

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