Crime

Sep 28 '17 13:30

Two directors of healthcare agencies in the Zaanstad and Tilburg region were arrested on suspicion of fraud with the personal healthcare budgets of disabled young people. According to the Public Prosecutor, they are suspected of fraud and forgery involving around 4 million euros, ANP reports.

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Sep 28 '17 08:16

The body of missing Frans Router (73) was found in the Moselle River in Germany on Wednesday. The Roermond man went missing on Friday, when he did not return to his hotel after attending a wine festival in the village of Ellenz-Poltersdorf. According to the German police, he was killed in an accident - he fell into the river and hit his head on a stone, AD reports.

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Sep 27 '17 16:50

The police arrested four people between the ages of 17 and 21 years on Tuesday morning in connection with an aggravated assault at the fair in Twello during the early hours of September 3rd, the Telegraaf reports. 

The assault followed a conflict between two groups of young people. One of the groups attacked an 18-year-old boy from Loenen, leaving him in hospital with a broken nose and cheekbone. 

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Sep 27 '17 15:30

PVV leader Geert Wilders decided to share some of the threats made against him on social media with the world, by posting them on Twitter. The threats include things like "I'll cut your balls off" and "We will kill you".

Wilders tweeted that he filed ten charges of threats on Wednesday morning, and will file more later. "The rest wasn't ready yet and we will do next week", he wrote. Wilders has been under protection for years. 

Windmill on fire in Zeewolde, 27 Sept 2017
Sep 27 '17 14:50

Two technicians were injured when a windmill in Zeewolde they were working on caught fire on Wednesday afternoon. They sustained injuries on their hands, AD report.

The fire started around noon. The fire department responded en masse. Ambulances were also deployed to treat the technicians. 

Sep 27 '17 14:10

The Polish truck driver that caused an accident on a German highway A67 on Sunday, was under the influence of alcohol at the time. According to the German police, the 34-year-old Polish man had 3.09 promille alcohol in his blood. In both Germany and the Netherlands, the limit is 0.5 promille, NOS reports.

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Sep 27 '17 12:10

Dutch food safety authority NVWA reprimanded a dairy farmer in Noord-Brabant for neglecting his animals. On the farm inspectors found calves and young cows standing in thick layers of excrement, heaps of rotten food and moldy hay and starved looking animals, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Sep 27 '17 10:50

The Public Prosecutor is soon going to court to try and ban outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah from the Netherlands, the prosecutor's national office confirmed to AD.This follows the

Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and Commander Tom Middendorp visit Dutch soldiers on NATO mission in Lithuania, 10 Apr 2017
Sep 27 '17 08:07

Last year there were five investigations within the Dutch Armed Forces into possible radicalization of employees, ANP reports based on documents received from Defense at the news wire's request. Three of the investigations concluded that the involved employees were not radicalized. The other two are still ongoing.

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Sep 27 '17 07:40

A 14-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the murders of a couple in Katlijk, Friesland. The b in a home on Schoterlandseweg on Tuesday. They were the arrested boy's parents, the police announced.

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Sep 26 '17 14:10

A skipper and a sailor were injured in a collision between a freight ship and a ferry on Boven-Merwede near Gorinchem on Tuesday morning. Both victims were taken to hospital, NOS reports.

The freighter sailor's injuries seem to be minor. The condition of the ferry's skipper is unknown. There were no passengers on the ferry at the time of the crash.

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Sep 26 '17 13:30

The police found two people dead in a home on Schoterlandseweg in Katlijk, Friesland on Tuesday morning. The cause of the victims' death is under investigation, the Telegraaf reports.

Emergency services responded to the home around 11:00 a.m. 

The area around the home is closed down with crime scene tape and the police are investigating.

Katlijk forms part of the municipality of Heerenveen.

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Sep 26 '17 12:50

Five teenage boys from Tilburg-Noord were arrested on Tuesday. They are suspected of sexually abusing a 24-year-old woman for months. The suspects are between the ages of 15 and 18 years, Omroep Brabant reports.

The abuse only stopped when the woman moved away from Tilburg-Noord in February. She reported the abuse to the police after she moved away.

The boys all belong to the same Tilburg youth group, according to the broadcaster. More suspects may be arrested in this investigation, the police said. 

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Sep 26 '17 12:10

SWAT teams took two members of motorcycle club Satudarah from their beds in their homes in Tilburg on Tuesday morning and arrested them. Their homes on Sneekstraat and Morrahof were also raided, Omroep Brabant reports.

The raids form part of a national investigation, according to the broadcaster. Exactly what the police are investigating, is not clear. Two cars were seized at one of the homes.

Sep 26 '17 11:30

The Public Prosecutor demanded 6 years in prison against Ron O. from Tilburg in court on Monday. The 47-year-old man is accused of raping 11 women and sexually assaulting a 12th, ANP reports.

O. performed physical examinations, including internal vaginal and anal examinations, on his victims. They thought that he was qualified to do so, and only afterwards discovered that he was not really a doctor. 

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Sep 26 '17 10:50

A group of 36 Dutch tourists who were , are flying back to the Netherlands on Tuesday night. They are set to arrive at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning, AD reports.

Feyenoord fans
Sep 26 '17 10:10

Three 21-year-old Feyenoord fans were arrested in Naples during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The Dutch men are accused of throwing stones at police officers, among other things. They are in custody, NU.nl reports.

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Sep 25 '17 16:20

Interpol intercepted over 25 million illegal and potentially dangerous medicines in an international operation involving 123 countries. In the Netherlands, customs officers seized 50 thousand illegal medicines, the Healthcare Inspectorate said in a press release, RTL Nieuws reports. 

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Sep 25 '17 15:40

Apeldoorn brothers Jamrad (32) and Jahid (31) P. are in court this week to defend themselves against accusations that they molested dozens of patients, including underage girls, in their dentist practices in Deventer and Halle. According to the victims, some of them only 13-years-old, the dentist and orthodontist casually touched their breasts and buttocks while they were in the patient chair, and then pretended it was an accident, De Gelderlander reports.

Police
Sep 25 '17 15:00

A 44-year-old man from Amsterdam in March, is now also suspected of murdering another woman in Amsterdam Zuidoost in 2004, the judiciary announced on Monday, AT5 reports.

Reining Transport
Sep 25 '17 14:20

Dutch transport company Reining Transport decided to stop all trips to England due to stowaways. According to the company, people trying to sneak onto trucks at Calais are becoming increasing aggressive, and drivers are no longer safe, the Telegraaf reports.

According to Reining director Gerrit Hes, his drivers are threatened with sticks and stones. "I'm not waiting for the first death or serious injury", he said to the Telegraaf, referring to a Polish trucker being killed in a crash caused by undocumented migrants in Ethiopia over the summer. They blocked the road with logs. 

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Sep 25 '17 13:40

A fifth of Dutch companies with at least 10 employees, dealt with the consequences of a cyber attack last year, Statistics Netherlands revealed in a study on IT incidents on Monday. Companies in the financial- and energy sectors are most vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to the stats office.

Sep 25 '17 12:20

A 38-year-old employee of the Netherlands Forensic Institute was arrested on Monday. She is suspected of manipulating her own blood samples in order to hide that she was driving under the influence of alcohol, the Public Prosecutor announced.

South African police officers
Sep 25 '17 11:40

A group of 38 Dutch tourists were attacked by armed robbers in the South African city of Johannesburg on Sunday night. They were threatened and robbed on their tour bus shortly after arriving in the country, the Telegraaf reports.

The robbery happened on the way to their first hotel. The bus was forced off the road by men dressed as police officers. The bus driver was forced to drive to an isolated place, where the men piled into the bus and threatened and robbed the Dutch passengers, according to the newspaper.

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