Crime

May 19 '14 14:31

The Prosecutor’s Office is widening the criminal investigation into the alleged sexual misconduct by former Justice Department official Joris Demminck.

May 19 '14 13:44

A fake doctor by the name of Fred B. was apprehended in Huissen this morning. Police are still investigating him and his clinic, the Medisch Center Sanit, according to sources from Omroep Gelderland.

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May 18 '14 16:41

Police in Amsterdam have arrested a 41-year-old man who may have beaten his girlfriend to death Saturday night.

xtc lab
May 18 '14 16:28

Police discovered an XTC lab in a building on an industrial park at Poeldonkweg in ‘s-Hertogenbosch this morning.

May 16 '14 15:26

Two hard criminals convicted or murder and rape, escaped the SDKK prison in Willemstad, Curaçao, on Thursday. They overpowered, abused and subsequently bound two guards before making a run for it.

Human trafficking
May 16 '14 13:45

Police have controlled around one hundred prostitutes in a national anti-human trafficking operation involving 220 policemen. Six arrests were made in this action, some of which are directly related to human trafficking and illegality.

May 16 '14 13:16

Thieves attempted to rob an ATM from ING on the Grietsestraat in Zevenaar with explosives Friday morning. As this failed, the culprits rammed the building with a car, leaving the bank with a lot of damage, Omroep Gelderland reports.

May 16 '14 11:16

The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) and the police have seized €10 million worth of general goods, property and bank bank balances in an international anti-whitewashing operation. The suspect is a 60-year old man from Rosmalen.

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May 16 '14 10:05

A former juvenile prison in Overloon, Noord Brabant, is being converted into a refugee centre capable of housing 800 asylum seekers. The first residents are expected in June, reports broadcaster Omroep Brabant.

May 16 '14 09:14

Panamanian police investigating the disappearance of two Dutch women there received an anonymous tip on the whereabouts of their bodies.

May 15 '14 21:31

A proposal by the PVV to hold a vote of confidence on Security and Justice Secretary Fred Teeven was slapped down by Members of Parliament in the Tweede Kamer.

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May 15 '14 13:49

A Hongarian national who was arrested for exploiting women in De Wallen red light district saw his detention extended with 14 more days on Wednesday.

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May 15 '14 12:42

The lawyers for a Somalia born Dutchman who is being held on terrorism charges in a prison in Turkey are fighting his extradition to the US.

Truck
May 15 '14 11:43

Professional gangs are reportedly siphoning large amounts of diesel from trucks. It is estimated that there are hundreds of cases, where some ten thousand liters of diesel have been stolen, the Telegraaf reports.

May 15 '14 09:38

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has transferred the criminal file of Hamza B., who is a suspect in the Staatsliedenbuurt execution case in Amsterdam, to Moroccan authorities. On Wednesday, B. attempted to convince the court to prevent the Department of Justice from delegating his case to Morocco though an emergency procedure.

May 15 '14 09:09

Police and the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) have re-opened investigations into the case around the former owner of the Hofnarretje child daycare center, Albert Drent, sources tell the NOS.

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May 13 '14 12:46

Morocco will continue the prosecution of Hamza B., a 26-year-old Moroccan suspected of involvement in the execution of two men in Amsterdam in December 2012.

May 13 '14 11:48

The owner of a transport company in Goeree-Overflakkee under suspicion of exploiting Hongarian/Serbian truck drivers.

May 13 '14 09:07

Authorities in the Netherlands are not doing enough to tackle the issue of human trafficking. With the information available, the police, Royal Military Police (marechaussee) and labour inspection should be working harder to stem the problem, according to a report from the National Human Trafficking Reporter, which minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice will receive today.

May 12 '14 13:41

Fearing a backlash from angry viewers, a man who uploaded footage of himself abusing a cat, surrendered to police this morning.

May 12 '14 08:42

The home of Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan was damaged on Sunday night. Unknown vandals broke the windows in the night. Police hope to find the culprits with the help of security footage.

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May 12 '14 08:10

At an attempted robbery in a home in Utrecht, police and robbers fired shots at each other, the police reports. One resident was lightly injured and brought to hospital, four others were unharmed.

Marijuana
May 9 '14 09:43

The Lanaken city council has decided to tackle the drugs problem by using drones and heat sensing cameras to track down marijuana plantations. The work group also wants a cooperation action from within the euro region and the ability to execute 'morality investigations' into tenants.

Goldies
May 8 '14 15:38

The husband of the jewelers couple in Deurne is no longer a suspect of manslaughter, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announces.

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