Crime

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Mar 11 '14 12:19

Divers of the Royal Navy and police are currently scouring for clues on the floor of a pond in Heide Park near the house of former Minister of State Els Park.

Mar 11 '14 09:27

A 19-year old from Amsterdam was apprehended Monday morning in connection to a shooting on Wednesday the 5th of March.

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Mar 11 '14 08:17

Osman Suna, labor party PvdA’s candidate for Soest has been caught on camera telling a congregation in a mosque to bring him the ballots of voters who will not cast their votes.

Mar 11 '14 08:09

New investigations still don't offer any evidence that a 19-year old boy was murdered in Schiedam in 2008. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced this on Monday. The boy's body was found in the Brielse Meer, after he had been missing for a week.

Mar 11 '14 07:05

A man and a woman were apprehended in Eindhoven on Monday evening in relation to the discovery of a dead baby earlier in the day. The two are suspected of possible involvement in the death of the child, a spokesperson for the police says.

Mar 10 '14 18:08

A pet shop owner will be prosecuted, after police seized 25 protected native birds from his store. The birds lacked the proper identification rings and are presumably caught in the wild.

Mar 10 '14 17:21

A 24-year-old Rotterdam local was arrested for money laundering, Sunday evening around 20:00, instead of for the traffic violation he was initially pulled over for.

Mar 10 '14 17:05

Four new arrests were made in the investigation into activities of a criminal youth gang in South West The Hague, Monday morning, March 10. Together with 11 other suspects, apprehended on January 14, they are held responsible for dozens of burglaries.

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Mar 10 '14 10:10

A 44-year old businessman from Amsterdam has been arrested for trying to organize a double assassination, according to the Financieel Dagblad (FD).

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Mar 10 '14 07:48

Police in Alkmaar shot a TBS patient in the leg on Sunday afternoon after he escaped. The man subsequently stabbed himself to death.

Mar 10 '14 07:05

A Dutch woman, Surti Dahlia (50) is one of the 239 passengers on the Boeing 777 that went off the radar early on Saturday morning.

Mar 9 '14 04:32

A 28-year-old Amsterdam local was arrested Thursday evening in Rotterdam, on charges of attempted manslaughter and/or murder. He had set a man on fire after which he fled the scene.

Mar 8 '14 04:35

A man who put up posters everywhere in Cruquius in Noord-Holland, warning the town his former supervisor was a child molester, is being prosecuted for slander.

Mar 8 '14 04:34

Three men, aged 23, 31, and 32, were arrested Thursday March 6 around 23:35 on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam, after police had spotted them dump a safe in the water in Almere.

Mar 7 '14 16:25

An American co-pilot was arrested at Schiphol this morning for planning to fly off intoxicated.

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Mar 7 '14 15:29

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has found Congo militia leader Germain Katanga guilty of war crimes but acquitted him of sexual offences.

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Mar 7 '14 08:11

Just a few days before she died, former Minister Els Borst was visited at her home by an unknown, seemingly delusional man.

Mar 6 '14 18:13

The Leeuwarden court sentenced Geert B. from Enschede to 15 years in prison and compulsory treatment for the murder of 8-year-old Semiha Metin from Deventer in 1991. In 2009 police finally managed to make a DNA profile of the suspect, based on traces of saliva, found on the girl's nightgown.

Mar 6 '14 16:54

Shurendy Q., the alleged drug ring leader, suspected of trafficking cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean to the Netherlands by way of Schiphol, was acquitted of all charges today by the Schiphol court.

Mar 6 '14 16:13

The 45-year-old Martijn Smits, who was killed in a police shootout on Tuesday morning in Boekel, was killed by a bullet from his own weapon, announced the Den Bosch public prosecution Wednesday. The man had a license for the firearm.

Mar 6 '14 14:41

Rotterdam customs officers seized 325 kg of cocaine, packed in watertight bags, during the past weekend. The bags were possibly going to be put overboard.

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Mar 6 '14 14:24

It took him almost two decades, but a robber who shot a store clerk in her shoulder 18 years ago finally grew a conscience and came clean last week.

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Mar 6 '14 13:14

According to crime figures published by the police, there was less crime in 2013 than the previous year.

Mar 5 '14 17:59

The 'child porn' unit of the East-Netherlands police conducted a large-scale investigation on 20 addresses in February. So far nine suspects were questioned, but no arrests were made.

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