From September Limburg farmers will use drones to find illegal cannabis plantations on their land, the Limburg agricultural and horticultural union LLTB announced. According to the union, this is the first such project in the Netherlands, RTL Nieuws reports.
The police in the German town of Nodhorn believe that missing Amsterdam man Juan Antonio Alvarez was murdered, even though no body has been found yet. On Monday the German authorities searched a house in the town that was until recently occupied by three Dutch, who are suspects in Alvarez' murder
Two Breda men were arrested on Thursday after the police searched their home and discovered a cannabis plantation, a fake firearm, a taser and ammunition
The police discovered a cannabis plantation in the A2 bridge at the Beatrix canal in Eindhoven on Thursday, the Eindhoven police said on Facebook.
The Zeeland-West-Brabant police dismantled six cannabis plantations containing 1,440 plants on Tuesday. Five suspects were arrested. All plants were confiscated.
A 45-year-old man found dead in a pool of water in Rotterdam on Thursday morning, seems to have electrocuted when his cannabis plantation flooded
The police seized firearms, ammunition, drugs, money and counterfeit money while searching 19 addresses across the Netherlands on Friday, following the arrest of 23 Hell's Angels and Mongols members in Rotterdam on Thursday.
A cannabis plantation consisting of about 450 plants was discovered in a technical space of the Plettenburgse bridge in Nieuwegein on Thursday morning
Ossendrecht residents are shocked by the shooting that took place in the small town in the early hours of Tuesday morning. A man was found dead after gunshots were heard in a home on Burgemeester van Gilshof. The victim was Ulas Iskar, the chairman of football association Dosko, where Iskar was a member, confirmed to Omroep Brabant.
Five undocumented migrants were found working on a cannabis plantation raided in Weert, Limburg last weeks. These undocumented workers include two Turks and three Ukrainians, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment announced.
The police discovered to unattended babies and a cannabis farm in a home in Eindhoven-Noord on Wednesday night. The babies' parents were arrested when they arrived home more than two hours later.
A staggering amount of weapons and other illegal items were found during police raids on locations linked to Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs on Wednesday. The police raided a total of 35 homes and 40 garages in Limburg, Brabant, Belgium and Germany. A total of 20 people were arrested.
Police officers found the body of one man after the explosion in an apartment building in The Hague on Monday. A dismantled cannabis plantation was also found in one of the apartments.
Dutch police discovered 6,006 illegal pot plantations in 2014, RTL Nieuws reports. Altogether, 950 plantations were detected in Oost-Nederland region alone, which is the highest number concentrated in any one part of the country, according to the police statistics.
Former No Surrender motorcycle club member Lau G. has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two men in Venray in 2006. His accomplice, Geert G., was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The police found an illegal cannabis plantation in a shed in Heesch where a 63 year old woman was shot in the leg around 02:15 a.m. on Monday. Her son has been arrested in connection with this, Brabants Dagblad reports.
Police arrested five people in connection to a pot plantation fire in Rozenburg last month.
The police found to sports bags containing 1.5 million euros in cash in a home on Whijnhaven in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The police searched the home after receiving an anonymous tip regarding firearm possession. A 37 year old Rotterdam resident was arrested.
Four people were wounded in a fire in a first-floor home on Witte de Withstraat in Amsterdam last night. The police arrested a 58 year old man and a 52 year old woman on suspicion of cannabis cultivation, AT5 reports.
The fire started in the house's kitchen around 20:15 last night. Among the wounded were the upstairs and downstairs neighbors and two police officers who were first on the scene. According to the fire department, the victims inhaled a lot of smoke. The two neighbors and one police officer were taken to the hospital for treatment.
A fire raged in a commercial building in the Pothof industrial park in Rozenburg, west of Rotterdam, last night. According to the fire department, the fire started in a TV room on the first floor of the building, RTV Rijnmond reports. No one was injured in the fire.
On Tuesday, October 14th, the police raided 20 addresses in Gelderland. This was done in connection with an investigation into money laundering. 275 police officers took part in the raids. Thus far four people have been arrested.
Police found 2300 cannabis plants, in full bloom, in four compartments, constructed of wood and plastic sheeting.
In the Breda court a shot was fired Monday, from the public seating, during a session. The suspect is still at large. There were no injuries.
The round up of some of this week's most noteworthy events and news stories features a video of a mysterious orb hovering on a Dutch lake, an extortion story on home grown marijuana, a transfer of a U.S.-based test jet to the Netherlands Ministry of Defense, a launching of a new Free West Papua Campaign office, the death of a famous Dutch Jazz artist, and a local zoo’s growing concern over their baboons’ mysterious behavior.