Crime

Oct 14 '13 02:56

The Hague police arrested a man near a HTM bus garage, who was suspected of stealing 36 purses from the transport company, containing a total of 2600 euros in cash and 5700 euros in buss tickets.

Oct 14 '13 00:06

A man died in Helmond last night, while running from the police. He drowned in his attempt to shake off law enforcement officers.

Oct 14 '13 00:05

The police questioned some suspects on Sunday in the case of the Instagram death threats at the address of a Vlissingen primary school class. One of the suspects is a student of the school.

Oct 12 '13 01:35

The police have so far received 20 tips about the Instagram death threats of group 8b of a Vlissingen primary school, but don't have a suspect yet.

Oct 12 '13 01:02

The trial against kick boxer Badr Hari will take a few weeks longer. First, a report of the national department of investigation about the leaking of a file to the press, needs to be completed.

Oct 11 '13 00:03

The lawsuit against Badr Hari started Thursday. The kickboxer is on trial for eight violent crimes and a traffic offense.

Oct 10 '13 02:03

An officer wrongly concluded the 17-year-old Rishi instantly died from a police bullet last November in The Hague Hollands Spoor station.

Oct 10 '13 01:17

In the Amsterdam home of a 50-year-old Englishman, the police found half a million cash, using a sniffer dog, announced the Public Ministry Wednesday.

Oct 9 '13 09:08

A 48-year-old man from Cuijk in Brabant is a suspect of the abuse of about three hundred girls in the age of 10 to 17 years. Probably eleven girls he met and abused,  but the rest he abused over the internet. 

The hundreds of victims come mainly from Holland but there are also  30 Belgian victims. The man has been active during eight years. He is now in custody in Noord Holland. If he already confessed was not yet announced by the prosecution.

Oct 9 '13 08:47

Over the last five years, the number of burglary claims in the Netherlands has risen from an average of 2500 per month in 2008 to more than 3500 per month in 2012. This is an increase of 40 percent. This was evident on Wednesday from an analysis of the Association of Insurers.

The risk  for a burglary is highest in the province of Noord Brabant and the lowest in the province of Groningen. From the big cities Groningen seems to be the safest city. Citizens  of Breda, Almere and Nijmegen have 4 times more chance on a burglary, according to the report.

Oct 9 '13 03:13

Group 8b of the Vlissingen School De Wissel received death threats and shocking pictures last week through the social network Instagram, reported the police Tuesday evening.

Oct 8 '13 02:34

The Russian ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday, that it strongly protests against the treatment of a Russian diplomat by the Dutch police.

According to Russian media the diplomat, Dmitri Borodin, says that he was attacked, on Sunday, in his house by people with police uniforms. His behavior towards his kids should have been the reason that neighbors alarmed the police.

Oct 8 '13 00:15

Last year 200,000 Dutch fell victim to identity fraud through a debit machine or ATM or over the Internet. That is 1.5 percent of the Dutch population older than 15 years, according to figures from CBS (Centraal Bureau Statistiek) (Central Statistics agency).

Oct 7 '13 02:36

In a major police operation in Ecuador against drug offenders fifteen people were arrested, including a Dutchman.

Oct 4 '13 03:33

The Dutch honorary consul Silvana Kondic knew the man who stabbed her, yesterday in her office in Split. He had threatened her before, said Kondic in an interview with the Croatian newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija.

Oct 3 '13 05:38

A 32-year-old woman who escaped with her baby earlier on Wednesday was found in Capelle a/d IJssel. The police stated that the mother was arrested and the baby was handed over to Youth Care. The baby is in good health.

The 2-months-old baby girl was placed with a foster family in Tilburg. While visiting her daughter, the mother ran away with the baby at a moment that she was not supervised.

Oct 3 '13 05:30

While the police was thinking to raid a cannabis grower, they discovered a large XTC lab. The police announced on Wednesday that the lab had a daily capacity of 200 kilogram of MDMA, the active ingredient in XTC pills.

How much MDMA actually was produced in the lab near Rosmalen has to be revealed by further investigation. No arrests have been made yet.

All drugs found in the building have been confiscated by the police. The SWAT team will guard the place on Wednesday evening since there is still a stock of chemicals in the building.

Oct 3 '13 00:01

Honorary consuls are often people who know the country well and offer voluntary assistance consular affairs. They work from their own office.

Oct 3 '13 00:01

In a home on the Van Roekelweg in Apeldoorn the police found two deceased children and a wounded woman.

Oct 3 '13 00:01

The Rotterdam court demanded three years in prison, including six months probation, in the case of a 22-year-old man who wanted to travel to Syria to join the jihad.

Oct 3 '13 00:01

Brabant police are looking for a 32-year-old mother and her 2-month-old baby, starting Wednesday afternoon.

Oct 2 '13 00:26

In a long-term investigation into fraud with antibiotics in the poultry production cars, homes, commercial properties, and bank accounts were seized. According to the prosecution it concerns an amount of 650,000 euros.

Sep 30 '13 02:51

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.

Sep 28 '13 02:39

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.

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