Crime

Curacao shootout
Jul 16 '14 13:14

Two people are dead, and at least six others are injured after passengers drove a car up to the arrivals hall of the Curacao International Airport and started shooting at some of the passengers.

xtc lab
Jul 15 '14 15:55

Just one day after reports that organised drug criminality in Brabant is reaching uncontrollable proportions, police in the province say they dismantled one of the largest meth labs ever discovered in the Netherlands.

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Jul 15 '14 12:02

Police intercepted a shipment with a sizable amount of cocaine in Amersfoort Monday afternoon.

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Jul 15 '14 07:56

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, a 41-year-old weed planter learned on Sunday after he slapped his girlfriend.

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Jul 14 '14 11:44

The number of children that are kidnapped by one of their parents and taken abroad via Schiphol international airport is increasing, the Royal Marechaussee have reported.

Jul 14 '14 09:25

A shooting incident occurred on the Conradstraat in Amsterdam last night, in which one man was killed. The police report that the 30-year old is not on any of their records.

Jul 10 '14 15:24

Police found three stolen cars, three guns and a garden full of exotic animals when they raided warehouse in Capelle West on Tuesday.

Elderly abuse
Jul 9 '14 14:35

Police in Amsterdam arrested two men on suspicion of a string of muggings targeting elderly women, according to a police report. The 18-year-old was caught in connection with an attack on a 91-year-old woman using a walker in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on July 3, when police say the suspect ripped a necklace from the woman’s throat.

Geert Wilders
Jul 9 '14 12:01

A spike in citizen-reported crimes in the Hague so far this year is due to discrimination and hate crime complaints filed against controversial politician Geert Wilders, the city’s mayor said. Nearly 340 people filed reports against the PVV leader after he rallied party supporters in favor of removing Moroccans from the Hague.

RET
Jul 8 '14 14:02

A tram conductor working for the RET transport company was abused by two 17-year-old local boys on Monday afternoon. The boys have been arrested. The Police in Rotterdam-Rijnmond reports.

Jul 8 '14 12:04

Two suspects jumped out of a second-storey flat in Utrecht on Monday in an attempt to escape the police. For one of the men, the jump was fatal.

Jul 8 '14 10:12

! 29-year-old Angolan-Dutch man was picked up in Portugal on suspicion of terrorism. It is now clear that the man was active in Den Haag, and was even barred from several mosques in the Hofstad several years ago, according to sources from Trouw.

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Jul 7 '14 11:52

Three Congolese witnesses of the International Criminal Court (ICC) were deported out of the Netherlands on Sunday, despite concerns Amnesty International (AI) had raised about their safety.

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Jul 7 '14 11:01

Police have arrested two men in connection with last year’s murder of kick boxer Volkan Düzgün from Veghel.

Jul 4 '14 18:33

During a pre-trial review in Den Bosch on Thursday, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) dropped the homicide charge against Jos de G., the accused killer of teenaged girl Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. The 15-year-old was found murdered 19 years ago after having been missing for months.

Marijuana
Jul 4 '14 15:25

In a large-scale operation, the police has raided twenty establishments from the coffeeshop chain Grass Company, including four coffeeshops in Tilburg and Den Bosch, the NOS reports.

Computer
Jul 4 '14 08:54

The police in The Netherlands have received more reports of child pornography in 2013 than in 2012. Reported incidents of the production, spreading or downloading of child pornography was 535 in 2013. Compared to 496 in 2012, that's an 8 percent rise.

Gilze Council Building
Jul 3 '14 14:41

The Municipality of Gilze en Rijen has paid more than one million euros for the notorious sex club Badda Bing. Mayor Jan Boelhouwer told the press that the municipality wanted to prevent the building from falling back into the hands of criminals.

Jul 3 '14 12:37

At least one policeman fired his gun at a vehicle in Amsterdam following an attack on two police officers. The officers were checking cars for involvement in high impact crimes during a traffic stop in Nieuwmarkt when the driver suddenly pulled out crashing into one of the cops, police said in a statement.

Goldies
Jul 3 '14 10:01

A third suspect in the Duerne jewelery store robbery has been caught in Stuttgart, Germany. According to the NOS, it is a 27-year-old man of Moroccan/Dutch nationality.

Police sign
Jul 3 '14 09:34

A man was killed in Winterswijk, Gelderland, on Wednesday evening when three unidentified men broke into a home on the Groenloseweg. According to sources for RTL Nieuws, the victim was the resident of the home.

Jul 2 '14 14:38

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is still investigating 13 of the 100 people who were arrested in the Veen, Brabant on the 30th of December. These will be prosecuted. For the 87 remaining suspects, the case has been dropped.

Jul 1 '14 17:34

The Public Prosecutor has called for a twelve year jail sentence in the Zwolle burglary. 23-year-old Evert V is suspected of a fatal break-in in Zwolle that left the occupant the occupant dead.

Jul 1 '14 10:54

Police in Veenendaal are investigating whether the large-scale fire on Saturday night was a case of arson. The fire ravaged a business park in the area. A police helicopter concluded that there were two sources of the fire.

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