Crime

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Feb 10 '14 05:00

In the last half year, the Netherlands has experienced 250 break-ins a day.

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Feb 10 '14 05:00

A mistake of the court in Utrecht has resulted in the release of hard criminal Mehmet K. last month, while he still had a prison sentence of five and a half years.

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Feb 9 '14 11:51

Police have arrested a man who stabbed both his parents Saturday night.

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Feb 9 '14 10:50

Leila Kallal from Zeeland filed a report of discrimination on Saturday with police in Roosendaal after being refused an internship.

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Feb 8 '14 04:36

The treasurer of funeral association "Helpt Elkander" in Denekamp left the country, taking with him the contents of the till he was responsible for.

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Feb 8 '14 04:35

Tilburg police arrested two 18-year-old suspects for fraud on Thursday, February 6. The suspects sold fake Samsung Galaxy S4 phones on Marktplaats.nl.

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Feb 8 '14 04:32

Two government officials of the environmental inspection South-Holland received bullets in the mail at their residential addresses, Tuesday. The letters were addressed to the City of Dordrecht, according to a spokesperson.

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Feb 7 '14 13:33

The man who died Wednesday night during a fireworks mishap in The Hague, has been identified as Mike Vrickx, a 32-year-old former youthworker from Westlandse Monster who jokingly called himself Mike 'Hardcore'.

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Feb 7 '14 11:33

Police have dismantled a two-man operation that pimped out Brazilian and Romanian women in Westerveld, a parish in Drenthe.

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Feb 7 '14 04:31

The settlement that Ballast Nedam reached in 2012 not only involved bribes to top-ranking officials in Saudi Arabia, but also to Surinam. The company settled for 17.5 million euros with the Public Prosecution in 2012.

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Feb 6 '14 19:33

The TV program "Meldpunt" on Nederland2 will elaborately highlight home raids Thursday evening at 19:25. Frans Heeres, responsible for High Impact Crimes at the Dutch police, will be a guest.

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Feb 6 '14 16:21

In a Arnhem home 56 emaciated, sick cats were found, in a home that was filthy with feces and urine, reported the society for prevention of animal cruelty.

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Feb 6 '14 15:26

The appellate court in The Hague has granted Rotterdam permission to forbid blowing in public place.

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Feb 6 '14 14:49

A 65-year-old Dutchman was arrested for sexual crimes against three minors on the Spanish island Lanzarote, according to Thursday's police reports.

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Feb 6 '14 11:08

A student from the University of Leiden has been threatening the president of the examining board for the Jurisprudence Faculty for months.

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Feb 5 '14 15:57

The Tax department collected income data from all tenants in the Netherlands last year and made the information available to lessors, thereby violating the Dutch Data Protection Act.

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Feb 5 '14 15:25

It was the Netherlands and not the NSA that collected the data on 1.8 million local phone calls that is in the possession of the American security organisation.

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Feb 5 '14 14:27

A 37-year-old man was arrested in Brisbane, Australia on suspicion of possession of child pornography. The suspect was caught with the help of the "Sweetie" project of Terre des Hommes.

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Feb 5 '14 04:32

The Hague police arrested three more suspects Tuesday morning, February 4th, on behalf of the German authorities, suspected of involvement in a major bank robbery in February 2013.

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Feb 5 '14 04:31

Police issued a warning on fake meter readers after reports came in about people posing as meter readers, in Roden, trying to gain access to people's homes.

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Feb 4 '14 11:54

Ministers Ivo Opstelten (Safety and Justice) and Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and Environment) are cranking up the methods to detect motorists who take part in traffic while under the influence of drugs.

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Feb 4 '14 04:32

After Utrecht, Nijmegen, and Maastricht, now Centers for Sexual Crimes will also open in Leiden and Leeuwarden. The opening is scheduled in May. Victims of sexual crimes can file police reports, receive psychological help and undergo a medical exam.

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Feb 3 '14 15:28

A 10-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital severely wounded in Genk, Belgium, after she was attacked by a pack of dogs, that escaped from a nearby breeder.

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Feb 3 '14 15:08

Following a burglary that cost the life of the 73-year-old victim, Friday evening, 25 police officers will conduct a neighborhood investigation today in Westenholte in Zwolle. The victim died Saturday from the injuries she sustained when she came face to face with the burglar.

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