A Dutch driver crashed into a tree trunk, thrown in front of his car by strangers, last night in Germany. The man was driving down a country road, just across the border in Sittard, when the trunk ended up on the road from an overpass.
The Groningen court has sentenced two 20-year-old brothers from Buitenpost to 180 hours of community service because they threatened a group of teenagers in North Horn. In addition, the got a suspended prison sentence of four months.
In the Limburg Weert a social worker was stabbed to death Friday afternoon, announced a police spokesperson to NU.nl.
In the past few weeks the police arrested six men who coerced women to purchase phone subscriptions. The men are from Rotterdam, Breda, and Etten-Leur and vary in age from 18 to 33.
The Kenyan Minister of Internal Affairs, Ole Lenku, contradicts that it's certain one of the terrorists, responsible for the attack in the Nairobi shopping mall, is Dutch.
An army truck, loaded with military cots, chairs, stoves and tents, was stolen from an army base in North Brabant. The truck was found Monday, looted, in Maarsbergen in a secluded spot along the Griftdijk.
The Dutch victim of the Westgate Siege, was a woman of 33 years old, was heavily pregnant and her name was Elif Yafuz.
On Saturday during the raid of the muslim terror organisation Al Shabab, Elif Yafuz was killed together with her partner Ross Langdon, an Australian/British citizen.
In Rotterdam bystanders overpowered a robber who tried to rob a liquor store. People on the street saw the shopkeeper being attacked and decided to jump in and help.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and their daughter Chelsea extend condolences to the family and friends of the Dutch woman who was slain in the attack in Kenya. In the attack on the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi her Australian husband also lost his life.
A 33-year-old woman has died in the attack of Al-Shabaab terrorists on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Dutch woman was living with her Australian husband in Tanzania and visited Nairobi for the weekend. The woman and her husband got both killed during the shooting on Saturday.
Seven other Dutch citizens were also in the shopping mall during the attack on Saturday. They could escape and were not shot or taken hostage.
Most of the hostages in the shopping center in the Kenyan capital Nairobi have been freed. So far one Dutch citizen was killed.
The Maastricht police apprehended an 18-year-old male for computer crimes. He reportedly spread viruses and made purchases, using other people's credit cards. He then sold the items on Marktplaats. 18,000 euros in cash was found in the young man's home.
A 27-year-old cyclist was robbed of tens of thousands of euros Thursday afternoon.
In The Hague, a 52-year-old social worker was sentenced to 200 hours of community service for fornication with a patient. He got a suspended sentence of six months and a five-year probation. The man may not work as a social worker during his probationary period.
Stuff stolen in Netherlands by Eastern European gangs, is sold right here on the market. In most cases the loot is not taken across the border, as was always presumed. This is evident from an examination of the Utrecht University.
A 24-year-old female was apprehended in Rotterdam, suspected of killing her baby. The woman went to an address in town and said she wanted to bury her baby. She had the corpse with her in a bag. It is unclear where she wanted to bury the body.
Dutch underestimate the danger of itinerant Roma gangs. They are very professional, well-organized and trained criminals who steal commissioned.
The Dutch police encountered kill lists from Afghan refugee from the seventies while conducting a criminal investigation into a war crimes suspect from Afghanistan. The lists contain the names of 5000 people who were executed by the Communist regime.
It’s obviously one of the most popular but also controversial tourist spots of Amsterdam. The red light district, in Dutch also called De Wallen, is situated in one of the oldest parts of Amsterdam and has around 2000 prostitutes. In 2007 the municipality of Amsterdam launched ‘Project 1012’ to fight against the high level of crime and human trafficking in the postal code area ‘1012’, where De Wallen is also located. After five years, has this initiative paid off?
Two military policemen in training are fired for discriminating an instructor. The two men of 22 and 25 years of age, were suspended since February.
A 52-year-old motorist from Leuth in Gelderland took place behind the wheel Sunday, unabashedly, with a bottle of wine in hand.
The Police and rescue services had an average weekend in terms of aggression and accidents. Nevertheless, there are unfortunately enough stories which are worthwhile mentioning. Here an overview of the most notable happenings.
At the Jordaanfestival, a yearly festival in the Amsterdam district ‘de Jordaan’, a man was heavily beaten up on Saturday evening. He took part in a street fight among a group of 15 to 20 boys and men who started fighting after some misunderstandings. This was reported by the police.
The body, found Friday morning on the platform of railway station Rijswijk, is that of a local 19-year-old boy, reported police.