Crime

Nov 13 '13 05:05

The police assumes the Heul Girl was possibly kidnapped and held captive for some time. They came to this conclusion because the girls went hungry for a long time before she died

Nov 13 '13 05:03

A group of about 25 people stormed the office of housing association Woonwenz in Venlo on Tuesday afternoon

Nov 12 '13 14:04

For a group of children from Nieuw Vennep St. Maarten turned into a nightmare last night. The children were robbed of their honestly earned candy by four youth. One of the robbers wore a mask

fireworks
Nov 12 '13 13:05

The police launched a campaign against illegal fireworks online orders, RTL reports.

Nov 12 '13 05:02

Three British men suspected of kidnapping Dutch press photographer Jeroen Oerlemans in Syria, go free. The prosecutor announced before a London court that Oerlemans and a second victim of the kidnapping could not act as witnesses

Nov 12 '13 05:00

A woman from Hürth in Germany admitted to being the mother of the abandoned child who was found in Roermond in June, confirmed the Public Prosecutor in Keulen to the NOS

Nov 11 '13 15:29

The Dutch Food and Consumer Authority seized 800,000 euros from bank accounts of four companies suspected of fraud with eggs . The companies are located in Zevenaar, Sint Anthonis, Ooststellingwerf and Leudal

Nov 11 '13 06:45

A 34-year-old man was shot to death Sunday morning in Amsterdam Noord. An ambulance was on scene at the Korte Papaverweg, where the shooting took place at 12:30am.

Nov 11 '13 06:00

Amsterdam has become the nerve center for 'hawala' bankers, money launderers who use some form of underground banking. Despite major criminal cases against those involved, tens of millions are diverted annually through the ancient banking system, but probably much more.

Nov 8 '13 15:31

The Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, imprisoned in Peru, is challenging his deportation from Chile. The issue will be addressed by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on November 18, reported his Peruvian lawyer in the United States, Aldo Cotrina, Friday in an interview with the Peruvian TV channel ATV +.

Nov 8 '13 01:48

The 44-year-old man who held his daughter hostage Thursday, only to end her life, and then take his own, acted very controlled and conscious, according to Roger van Schoote, a neighbor who witnessed the drama.

Nov 8 '13 00:02

A 43-year-old Hungarian was arrested in Alkmaar Tuesday, suspected of human trafficking. Earlier this week, three Limburg locals were already arrested on suspicion of the same, announced the Public Prosecution Thursday.

Nov 8 '13 00:01

Five teenagers were arrested Thursday in the Gelderland Elst, because they are suspected of paying with counterfeit money, reported the police.

Nov 7 '13 18:29

The two dead in the Reuver home in Limburg are the hostage-taker and his three-year-old daughter, confirmed the Beesel mayor, Petra Dassen, Thursday afternoon at the press conference.

Nov 7 '13 00:01

A 43-year-old Hoogeveen resident was sentenced to six months in prison, of which three months conditional, for scamming people on Marktplaats, by the court in Assen. He also gets probation supervision and prohibition.

Nov 5 '13 01:17

Police in Tilburg are investigating a curious multiple theft. A persistent toothbrush thief targeted several Kruidvat stores several times in recent months.

Nov 5 '13 00:03

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.

Nov 5 '13 00:01

Children's charity organization Terre des Hommes traced over a thousand child molesters on the internet through a virtual Philippine girl. Among these were twenty Dutch.

Nov 4 '13 00:05

A 24-year-old man from Leusden, near Amersfoort, was severely beaten by a large group this weekend.The police are looking for witnesses.

Nov 4 '13 00:03

Den Bosch Police found an injured man in the trunk of a car Sunday night. Four people were arrested, including the wounded.

Nov 2 '13 03:03

Millions of euros worth were seized in cash and goods, when the police raided a trailer settlement in Den Bosch Thursday and Friday. Sixteen people were arrested on suspicion of laundering of criminal assets.

Nov 1 '13 17:38

In Rotterdam, a 30-year old pet shop owner has been jailed for one year with two years of probation.

Nov 1 '13 00:04

Defense staff found an underground space in a forest in the South Holland Simonshaven. Wednesday and Thursday, they were combing through the woods, looking for possible hide-outs of murder suspect Patrick S., reported the police.

Oct 31 '13 15:46

The Netherlands receives 35,000 threatening Tweets every day. About 200 of them are so serious that police checks these every day, according to a news report by Volkskrant.

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