Crime

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Nov 28 '13 04:36

Customs officers at Schiphol found 360,000 euros in the rods of three suitcases of a Chinese woman. Money was also found behind the screen of her laptop.

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Nov 28 '13 04:33

The city of Maastricht unknowingly paid tens of thousands of euros for the renovation of the home of a former official, reported the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD).

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Nov 28 '13 04:31

The foundation Goed Ontmoet was robbed last night of thirteen Sinterklaas presents for children in and around Roosendaal.

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Nov 27 '13 17:57

Prosecutor's Office OM will be filing an appeal against the one-year prison sentence they deemed to light for a school principal found guilty of sexual offenses with a minor and possession of child pornography. Principal Ryan van de V. of Agnus Dei in Valkenswaard in Brabant received a year, half of which could be discharged, plus 120 hours community service, but the OM found this to be too mild a punishment.

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Nov 27 '13 14:11

An MP for anti-immigration party PVV has revived a plan to deport people from the Antilles and Aruba for criminal acts. The plan from MP Sietse Fritsma is virtually identical to the one proposed by former VVD integration minister Rita Verdonk in 2007.

Nov 27 '13 13:30

On Tuesday, a Romanian court sent thieves who stole paintings from a Dutch museum to jail for of six years and eight months.

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Nov 26 '13 18:11

A 21-year-old Dutchman has been awaiting extradition to the Netherlands for nearly three years, in a Turkish jail. The Turkish government are not coming to a decision, stated the man and his lawyer in a letter to Turkish media.

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Nov 26 '13 17:46

Dozens of agents participated in 15 raids in homes and business premises in Groningen and Drenthe, during a major drug bust, Tuesday morning and afternoon. One man was arrested in Emmen.

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Nov 26 '13 17:24

One of the two Romanians who was convicted Tuesday for his part in the robbery of the Rotterdam Kunsthal, is going to appeal his sentence, according to his lawyer, Vasii.

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Nov 26 '13 13:44

A survey reveals that one in three police officers face work-related violence when they are off duty, BNR reports.

Ajax Celtics disturbances in Amsterdam
Nov 26 '13 09:00

Amsterdam police will have to answer for 25 claims that they were too heavy handed against supporters from Glasgow football club Celtic.The club has hired Amsterdam lawyer Jeroen Soeteman, who has since said that an admission by authorities that "something went wrong" is the top priority.

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Nov 26 '13 04:36

A 25-year-old woman from Diemen is sentenced to nine months in prison for scamming Marktplaats visitors. The fraudster offered tickets for sale, for shows like Soldaat van Oranje, Bruno Mars, and Lowlands. She collected the money, but never provided the tickets.

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Nov 26 '13 04:35

The mayor of Amersfoort closed down a coffee shop, effective immediately, after a shootout. It was the second shootout at the coffee shop in a short time span.

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Nov 26 '13 03:40

The Belgian authorities have issued a 'missing person alert'. 4-year-old toddler Caroline Lennertz from Eupen may be in The Netherlands with her ​​father, Roger.

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Nov 25 '13 16:24

The risk of sexual abuse decreases when parents teach their children to say no or to cry at inappropriate intimate contact. Potential child abusers more easily interpret responses that are not clearly dismissive, as consent, according to research in which psychologist Inge Hempel will get her PhD Wednesday at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam.

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Nov 23 '13 15:39

The number of burglaries in Amsterdam increased exponentially this year, and may reach eight thousand in 2013, which is an increase of fifteen percent, compared to last year.

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Nov 23 '13 14:46

The national police prevented the assassination of crime reporter, John van den Heuvel, reported de Telegraaf.

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Nov 23 '13 13:42

The military police arrested two children Friday, during a surveillance on the A67 at Venlo, who had a large amount of jewelry and gold with them, hidden in clothing and bread.

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Nov 22 '13 17:59

Amsterdam will be keeping a close watch on its entertainment sector next week Tuesday, when the city hosts the Champions League football match between Ajax and Barcelona. Two separate letters went to businesses on Friday –one on behalf of Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and one from the police officers in charge of the Wallen Area-, asking them to be watchful as well.

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Nov 22 '13 17:40

A 49-year-old Emmen resident was freed by police Thursday, from a company warehouse in Urk. The fish trader was taken hostage by three men from Urk after a business conflict, reported the police.

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Nov 22 '13 12:37

A court in Amsterdam has sent five Celtic supporters to up to two months in prison on for open violence against the police prior to the Champions League match between Ajax and Celtic on November 6 in Amsterdam, Xinhua reports.

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Nov 22 '13 04:38

The Angolan ambassador invited Powned president, Dominique Weesie, to discuss the assault on a reporter from the broadcaster.

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Nov 21 '13 04:33

An elderly couple was robbed in their home Wednesday morning on the Cornelis Outshoorn street by a fake police officer and his accomplice.

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Nov 21 '13 04:31

PowNews-reporter Danny Ghosen was assaulted Wednesday afternoon, by the ambassador of Angola and three of his colleagues, announced PowNed director, Dominique Weessie

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