Crime

Richard Reid Shoe Bomb
Feb 21 '14 06:55

Schiphol is one of the airports that has received warnings about 'shoe bombs' to flights heading for America.

Feb 21 '14 04:36

53-year-old Geert B, suspected of manslaughter of 8-year-old Semiha Metin, among other crimes, heard a sentence of 18 years imprisonment and detention with coercive psychiatric treatment against him, Thursday, in the court of Leeuwarden.

Feb 21 '14 04:32

Dutch were scammed out of a total of € 30 million over the past three years, reported the Fraud helpdesk, established in 2011, Thursday. The helpdesk received an impressive 70,000 reports of fraud or attempted fraud.

Feb 20 '14 17:34

A woman and her drug addict boyfriend are facing criminal charges for allegedly forcing the 12-year-old woman’s daughter to have sex with them.

Feb 20 '14 15:14

Police are searching for witnesses of a shooting incident in Zaandam this morning that has left one man from Amsterdam dead.

Feb 20 '14 10:29

Patrick S. has admitted to his involvement in the murder of Farida Zargar in 2010 at the court of justice in The Hague on Wednesday.

Mevlana Mosque Rotterdam
Feb 20 '14 09:38

The 19-year old student from Rotterdam involved in the exam theft at the Ibn Ghaldoun school, will be freed, the court of justice reveals.

Feb 20 '14 06:47

A 41-year old man has been found guilty of raping his underage step-daughter.

Feb 20 '14 06:30

Police in Hengelo apprehended five suspects involved in attempted armed robbery of a home on Tuesday.

Feb 20 '14 04:34

A 33-year-old man was arrested Wednesday, after police were tipped off about explosives in an apartment on the Diepenbrockstraat in Delft.

Feb 19 '14 15:28

Police have found no signs of a burglary at the home of deceased Minister of State, Els Borst, announced a police spokesperson Tuesday on Opsporing Verzocht. Another spokesperson, Bernhard Jens, confirmed this morning on Radio M Utrecht police are almost certain Borst's home was not burglarized.

Politie
Feb 19 '14 10:09

Citizens of the Netherlands have helped the police arrest 1,900 suspects because of the anonymous tips they have phoned in to the police, Elsevier reports.

Feb 19 '14 09:44

The police have apprehended a man in Beckum who is thought to be responsible for physically abusing the Meijerink couple in 1997.

Police sign
Feb 19 '14 08:26

An 11-year old boy was robbed of his phone on Monday in Haarlem.

KLM badge
Feb 19 '14 08:03

The Attorney-General in The Hague has, in an appeal, demanded a fine against journalists from the programme 'Undercover Nederland'.

Feb 19 '14 07:27

The Supreme Court has nullified the conviction of a man from Venray for the murder of his wife Kathleen Cremers.

Rechtbank Haarlem
Feb 19 '14 07:06

The Supreme Court yesterday sustained the verdict of businessman Jan Dirk Paarlberg.

Feb 18 '14 19:22

Police arrested three more suspects today in the ongoing investigation of the DigiD fraud in Groningen. The first reports came in in June 2013, and in November police arrested 5 suspects who were identified by an alert witness.

Feb 18 '14 16:56

In a large-scale raid in spy shop One2spy on the Admiraal de Ruijterweg in De Baarsjes and 8 other properties, and a shed in the Amsterdam area, police arrested 13 men and seized weapons and illegal goods.

Feb 18 '14 14:45

Police arrested a 23-year-old Enschede man in his home, Monday, on suspicion of manslaughter. The man burglarized a home in Zwolle last month, resulting in the death of the 72-year-old resident.

Feb 18 '14 14:16

A Judge in Utrecht has sentenced a man to nine years in prison this morning for taking part in a wild-west robbery of a Rabo Bank branch in 2011.

Feb 18 '14 13:53

Police are looking for witnesses and footage in the fatal shooting incident of Tuesday, February 11 on the Van Heuven Goedhartstraat in Schiedam.

Feb 18 '14 11:54

Detectives from the Cold Case division claimed their first success in East Netherlands this week when they unearthed enough evidence to arrest a man from Deventer for a 17-year-old rape case.

Feb 17 '14 21:16

The ministry of Education billed the three main suspects in last year's exam fraud at the Islāmic Ibn Ghaldoun in Rotterdam €86,000 for the extra expenses the ministry was confronted with as a result of the theft.

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