Crime

Jan 14 '14 04:35

About 24,000 pounds of French horse meat from 200 slaughter horses that did not pass the health inspection, was sold on the Dutch market, reported State Secretary Sharon Dijksma of Economic Affairs to Parliament on Monday.

Jan 14 '14 04:33

A group of Zevenbergen locals is organizing a silent procession for Claudia Oskam, who was murdered by her ex husband. The town supports the initiative. Date and time, as well as the route the procession will take have yet to be released.

Jan 13 '14 19:39

Volunteers steal millions of euros from the organizations they work for every year, according to researcher Maarten den Ouden in the "Reformatorisch Dagblad."

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Jan 13 '14 17:20

Police in The Hague manhandled 17-year-old diabetes patient Yosra Aajir because she was caught injecting insulin in a HEMA.

Jan 13 '14 15:09

Police are still looking for clues to solving the murder of psych clinic manager, Rob Zweekhorst, on new year's day in Amsterdam. Divers have searched two trenches in Berkel en Rodenrijs for items that may be connected to the murder.

Jan 13 '14 13:39

Convicts of criminal acts will be required to contribute in the cost of their investigation, prosecution, sentencing and jailtime.

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Jan 13 '14 12:45

Judging by the 8,500 kilograms of coke they confiscated in the first ten months of 2013, authorities in Rotterdam have probably set a new record for the city.

Jan 13 '14 11:41

A man who kicked a police officer in the head on old year’s day in Amsterdam was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday. Another man who bit two officers received two months conditionally.

Jan 13 '14 04:35

A 23-year-old man was shot by the police on the Waterlooplein in Amsterdam Saturday night, when he took off in his car, after a breathalyzer showed he was intoxicated.

Jan 13 '14 04:33

A 16-year-old boy was run over by police Sunday morning in the Noorderpark in Utrecht, when he tried to escape.

Jan 13 '14 04:32

The ex-husband of Claudia Oskam from Zevenbergen, who has been missing since Friday, was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of involvement in her disappearance, reported the police.

Jan 11 '14 04:32

Michel S., a 40-year-old Amsterdam local, is suspected of sexually abusing about 400 children, using a webcam. The police received five reports so far, the first dating from 2012, according to a spokesperson for the prosecution to NRC.

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Jan 10 '14 15:37

The Royal Marechaussee arrested two Bolivian nationals on Thursday at Schiphol who were trying to take more than €105,000 out of the country.

Jan 10 '14 15:00

It took him a trip to the Middle East, but in the end Mark Stroop from car rental agency Silverline in Ijsselstein retrieved his cars that thieves had taken to northern Iraq; and they even bought him lunch and compensated him for his troubles.

Jan 10 '14 11:32

The Public Prosecution East Netherlands demanded prison sentences against three members of a criminal youth gang from Culemborg, Thursday, before the Amsterdam court.

Jan 10 '14 11:31

Police arrested three burglars Wednesday night in Utrecht. One officer had to go to a hospital for treatment after he was bitten by one of the suspects.

Jan 10 '14 04:34

The Public Prosecution wants the probation of Erwin V. to be postponed for now. V. was convicted for the assassination of Konstantin Dimitrov, a Bulgarian criminal.

Jan 9 '14 21:00

The 14-year-old Hamza from Rotterdam is still in an induced coma, after he was critically injured on New Year's Eve by shrapnel from a parking meter, that was blown up with illegal fireworks. The boy sustained brain damage.

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Jan 9 '14 15:13

A VVD City Council Member of Wijk bij Duurstede in Utrecht may end up in discredit over his alleged role in a weed plantation in the city

Jan 9 '14 14:40

Police have said a man who was held Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking will probably not be the last person who will be held in this case.

Jan 9 '14 12:25

A local politician from Denekamp in Overijssel has vanished after plundering the bank account of the town’s funeral association.

Jan 9 '14 04:35

The usually very quiet Brabant village Vierlingsbeek is in turmoil. Police fined almost all residents for speeding. More than 75 percent of the 2,600 villagers recently received one or more speeding tickets in the mail.

Jan 9 '14 04:32

Until the first week of January, the police seized nearly 139,000 pounds of fireworks . This is clear from the fireworks barometer of the Public Prosecution, which keeps track of the fireworks catches since October.

Jan 9 '14 04:31

On appeal, the Amsterdam Moroccan, Samir S., was still convicted for his membership of a terrorist organization.

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