Crime

Jan 17 '14 04:34

The Royal Military Police from the Northeast border brigade arrested 3 men during a mobile surveillance security (MTV) check on the A-37 for suspected human trafficking, Monday afternoon.

Jan 17 '14 04:33

A 27-year-old man was lucky to escape with his life when shots were fired in his direction at the Widelanken in Maastricht, Thursday morning, when he tried to confront another motorist who damaged his car.

LeefbaarAmsterdam
Jan 16 '14 18:33

Police in Noord Holland arrested two people suspected of embezzling €224,000 from political party Leefbaar Amsterdam. Investigators carried out searches "in several places in Amsterdam," police said on Thursday.

Rafik Hariri
Jan 16 '14 16:43

The trial has started Thursday at a United Nations-backed tribunal at The Hague for four men accused of murdering former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, BBC News reported.

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Jan 16 '14 15:20

It took more than 40 years, but the truth about a mysterious hit and run killing in 1971 of a Dutch man in the German village Rütenbrock has finally been unearthed.

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Jan 16 '14 14:33

Dutch roads are crowded with speed demons, speed watchdog bestwelsnel.nl shows.

Fred Teeven
Jan 16 '14 14:11

State Secretary Fred Teeven has said that suspects of crimes should not be able to receive a declaration of good conduct VOG.

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Jan 15 '14 21:08

Police in The Hague have arrested two people for encouraging a 15-year-old girl to travel to Syria.

Jan 15 '14 20:29

A 29-year-old man from Nijmegen built two hiding places in his home in Heseveld, just for when the police would come looking for him. He managed to dodge the police for 8 months, according to police reports, but could finally be arrested on Tuesday.

Jan 15 '14 14:07

A drunk driver in Scotland admitted causing death of 70-year-old Dutch national by driving dangerously.

Jan 15 '14 04:34

Police arrested 11 people, Tuesday, on suspicion of drug trafficking and money laundering. The arrests took place in several places, among which IJmuiden, Den Helder, Velsen, Wieringen, and Hippolytushoef.

Jan 15 '14 04:33

Some 200 police officers and detectives carried out an organized offensive, early Tuesday morning in The Hague, arresting 11 criminal youth, the core of a gang of 70. 'Crime paid for these youth,' said criminologist Henk Ferwerda from the University of Groningen to NOS.

Jan 14 '14 18:29

Along with everybody else Katja, the girlfriend of William R., suspected of killing his ex-wife, Claudia Oskam, can not comprehend what transpired over the weekend in Zevenbergen.

interest rates
Jan 14 '14 15:12

Three former traders of Dutch bank Rabobank are facing charges in the United States for their supposed role in the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal.

Robbery
Jan 14 '14 14:39

Mouad Ben S. the suspect police in Amsterdam arrested last week on a tip from the community, is also suspected of being charged with attempted manslaughter. Mouad (27), a notorious robber who is also held responsible for sexual offenses, was held on Thursday night January 9, after his picture was aired by police in the TV program Opsporing Gezocht (Wanted); police released his unconcealed picture in hopes that this would help speed up his arrest and prevent him from committing more crimes. Mouad, they said, had committed several crimes in Amsterdam in early December.

Jan 14 '14 14:23

The Hague police arrested eleven members of a youth gang early Tuesday morning in a large-scale operation, according to police reports.

gavel
Jan 14 '14 13:47

The court in Maastricht received a "powder" letter Tuesday morning, announced the court on her website. The central hall downstairs was closed down for a short while, as a precaution.

Jan 14 '14 13:06

Four Groningen locals were arrested Monday evening for threatening two passengers and a ticket collector.

Jan 14 '14 12:59

Four guys, on trial for setting another on fire in The Hague last year heard demands for up to five years in jail today.

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.

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