A 43-year-old Hoogeveen resident was sentenced to six months in prison, of which three months conditional, for scamming people on Marktplaats, by the court in Assen. He also gets probation supervision and prohibition.
Police in Tilburg are investigating a curious multiple theft. A persistent toothbrush thief targeted several Kruidvat stores several times in recent months.
In the Breda court a shot was fired Monday, from the public seating, during a session. The suspect is still at large. There were no injuries.
Children's charity organization Terre des Hommes traced over a thousand child molesters on the internet through a virtual Philippine girl. Among these were twenty Dutch.
A 24-year-old man from Leusden, near Amersfoort, was severely beaten by a large group this weekend.The police are looking for witnesses.
Den Bosch Police found an injured man in the trunk of a car Sunday night. Four people were arrested, including the wounded.
Millions of euros worth were seized in cash and goods, when the police raided a trailer settlement in Den Bosch Thursday and Friday. Sixteen people were arrested on suspicion of laundering of criminal assets.
In Rotterdam, a 30-year old pet shop owner has been jailed for one year with two years of probation.
Defense staff found an underground space in a forest in the South Holland Simonshaven. Wednesday and Thursday, they were combing through the woods, looking for possible hide-outs of murder suspect Patrick S., reported the police.
The Netherlands receives 35,000 threatening Tweets every day. About 200 of them are so serious that police checks these every day, according to a news report by Volkskrant.
A Rotterdam official who was fired because he allegedly leaked confidential information about potential fire safety hazards at mosque-boarding takes his case to court.
Minister of Internal Affairs, Ronald Plasterk, says that the NSA has admitted to intercept millions of calls in Europe. This has been written in a letter which the NSA sent to several allies, like the Netherlands.
Plasterk who was a guest in Nieuwsuur on Wednesday, said that the calls were checked on meta data. These are things like who calls who? The number of 1.8 million of intercepted calls in the Netherlands is not just a story.
The military police at Schiphol arrested a 25-year old man from Jakarta after he opened the emergency exit of an aircraft for no apparent reason.
A thief in Belgium had a locksmith open the door to a house . The 21-year-old criminal called the gullible craftsman and just paid him with money he stole from the home, reported the media Wednesday.
The 39-year-old Jan E. from Assen in Groningen sold his loot to grant his dying mother's wish.
Hundreds of people fell victim to criminals who managed to infect their computer with a virus, showing shocking and violent images of child pornography, according to the police.
Former Transavia pilot Julio Poch will remain imprisoned in Argentina for at least another year. The judges in Buenos Aires recently extended his preliminary imprisonment, announced his lawyer Geert Jan Knoops Tuesday.
Two Eindhoven residents (28 and 31 years) were sentenced to eight and nine years in prison for kidnapping and raping a young woman from Turnhout.
The Netherlands police department unveiled online interactive map giving details about house break-ins nationwide.
Three burglary suspects were arrested Friday morning in Zuidoost after a chase on the A2 and A9.
Another serious assault occurred in the Vondelpark on Sunday October 20. The incident happened at the meeting place for men in the rose garden, reported the police.
The completely anonymous use of the Internet makes it almost impossible to address child pornography. Making and using child pornography is therefore a risk-free crime, according to Troels Oerting, head of European cyber crime of the European police organization Europol.
The suspect will be arraigned today at the magistrate. The officer who was stabbed is seriously injured in hospital, but is out of danger.