Crime

May 3 '14 18:36

Staff and customers of a clothing store in Tilburg had the scare of their lives this morning when a man walked in with a wood cleaver.

May 2 '14 19:33

Police investigating a report of suspicious activity in Tricht, Gelderland found a 66-year-old woman dead in her house. Police have not revealed the cause of death, though they are saying they believe she was the victim of a crime.

Find my iPhone
May 2 '14 15:06

A 62-year old woman was arrested in her home in Oosterhout Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of theft. It is thought that the woman stole an iPhone that was lying on a check-out counter in a shop in 's-Hertogenbosch.

Greenpeace
May 2 '14 13:23

In Rotterdam, 43 of the 44 Greenpeace activists who were arrested Thursday morning were released towards the afternoon with a fine. One 30-year old German is still in custody pending a hearing, the police reports.

May 2 '14 11:25

Police are on the trail of two men who robbed a money transport in Utrecht on Wednesday; one of them was dressed like a postman.

May 1 '14 15:08

At least fifteen containers filled with chemical waste were discovered dumped in the middle of a forest in Zeewolde, Flevoland Thursday morning, including a 20-liter barrel leaking an unknown substance. Police suspect the waste could be from an illegal meth lab.

May 1 '14 14:59

In the Rotterdam harbor, 30 activists from Greenpeace were arrested on Thursday morning. The group was protesting the controversial Russian Mikhail Ulyanov oil tanker with two ships, including the Rainbow Warrior.

Ajax Club
May 1 '14 08:22

Ajax fans have been threatening the management and the staff members of the football club for years, according to independent research from the Volkskrant. The paper reveals that 16 people who are or were tied to Ajax spoke of a culture of intimidation created by fans of the F-side, which is the old hard core, and VAK 410, the new hard core. Most threats are not reported to the police.

Apr 30 '14 13:33

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will give €10,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of the man who killed Amsterdam bar owner Kenneth Renaldo Richards in January.

Beerdsen
Apr 30 '14 10:01

Police in Cambodia say they have arrested a man in relation to the murder of Daphna Beerdsen who was found dead on Monday. The 32-year old man is said to have confessed, a police spokesperson reports to the Phnom Penh Post.

Apr 30 '14 08:31

For the first time, a Dutch national has been arrested because he fought in Syria. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced on Tuesday that the 20-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested last week. According to the OM, he was carrying "terror-inciting texts" with him and planned a trip to Syria. The man is not suspected of recruiting other people for jihad.

Satudarah
Apr 30 '14 08:06

Six members of Satudarah motorcycle club Satudarah were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of weapons possession or weapons trade. Two women were also arrested. The eight suspects had to announce themselves at the police station in East-Netherlands and were there arrested, a spokesperson for the East-Netherlands police says.

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Apr 29 '14 13:10

Chalid, member of a gang that police in The Hague busted three months ago, is hiding out in Morocco. "Cops on war path."

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Apr 29 '14 12:07

Police on Monday arrested three men in connection with a shooting incident that left one man dead in Rotterdam Friday.

A 29-year-old man from Rotterdam had died during the shooting incident at Paul Krügerstraat in Rotterdam-Zuid. Police say officers had been directed to the area around 6.50pm after receiving reports of shots being fired there. When they reached the scene, the Rotterdammer was lying on the ground, bleeding. He died on the spot.

Internet Explorer
Apr 29 '14 11:50

After a bug was discovered in Internet Explorer, the Dutch police have recommended people not use the browser unless they have no alternative, and then only "in extensively secured mode."

Football stadium
Apr 29 '14 10:56

Wilson Raj Perumal from Singapore, one of the world's most notorious match-fixers, has been in the Netherlands twice. While here, he sought contact with a footballer from the premier league, the Telegraaf reports.

Deborah Manubulu
Apr 29 '14 09:45

Sebastiaan Helderman has made a public announcement on his Facebook page on Sunday that he will give €1000 to the person who comes with the golden tip about the man who assaulted his girlfriend.

Beerdsen
Apr 28 '14 16:14

The 31-year old Daphna Beerdsen was found dead in her home in Phnom-Penh, Cambodia on Monday. She was found with stab wounds. Her 18-month old baby was wounded and is now in hospital, the ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms.

Football Stadium
Apr 28 '14 15:49

Turkish football fans clashed with police in Rotterdam Sunday evening, after police tried to clamp down a celebration over the victory of Turkish football club Fenerbahçe.

Police sign
Apr 28 '14 14:38

A young girl was pulled off her bike and raped in the town of Oost-Souburg in the southern province of Zeeland on Sunday at around 10 p.m.

Apr 28 '14 12:45

UPDATE -- The man who took his baby-son hostage in the town of Herten in Limburg this morning has surrendered.

Police reported around 1.45 today that the 38-year-old man gave himself up; his son -reportedly about three months old- is doing well. The child has been reunited with his mother and will later undergo a medical check-up.

Police and other emergency services were on alert from around 10.00am after reports came in that John E. took the child hostage. The man who according to neighbors is labile, was unarmed.

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Apr 28 '14 11:26

Three Somali pirates who were detained in the Indian Ocean in 2011 were released on Friday and were then admitted to an alien detention center where they await the decision about their request for asylum.

Ajax Club
Apr 28 '14 11:25

Ajax's triumph after winning the championship title in Amsterdam on Sunday caused for a lot of celebration amongst fans. Some of it got out of hand, however, as police were forced to arrest 8- supporters who were misbehaving.

Picture-18
Apr 28 '14 08:25

A 30-year old man was discovered heavily wounded on a street in Zundert by a passer-by on Sunday morning. It is unclear how the man ended up on the street.

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