Crime

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Nov 1 '13 00:04

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.

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Oct 31 '13 15:46

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.

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Oct 31 '13 03:07

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.

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Oct 31 '13 01:01

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.

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Oct 31 '13 00:01

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.

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Oct 30 '13 17:19

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.

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Oct 30 '13 14:09

The 39-year-old Jan E. from Assen in Groningen sold his loot to grant his dying mother's wish.

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Oct 30 '13 13:27

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.

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Oct 30 '13 01:24

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.

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Oct 29 '13 00:05

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.

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Oct 28 '13 10:33

The Netherlands police department unveiled online interactive map giving details about house break-ins nationwide.

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Oct 26 '13 03:20

Three burglary suspects were arrested Friday morning in Zuidoost after a chase on the A2 and A9.

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Oct 26 '13 03:01

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.

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Oct 26 '13 00:06

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.

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Oct 26 '13 00:03

The suspect will be arraigned today at the magistrate. The officer who was stabbed is seriously injured in hospital, but is out of danger.

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Oct 26 '13 00:02

The child who was abandoned in Roermond in June has a sister, who was also abandoned, announced the Roermond Public Prosecution.

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Oct 25 '13 03:17

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has no clues if he has been monitored by the NSA. He announced that on Thursday in Brussels where he is attending the Euro Top. 

On Thursday the news came out that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has been monitored by the NSA. She was very angry about this.

Rutte says that if this is true, it is a very serious matter. We will have to investigate this thoroughly and take steps according to the outcome. Especially among allies it is important to find out what exactly happened.

35 World leaders monitored

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Oct 25 '13 01:38

The Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ) will disclose the report on the conduct of general practitioner Tromp from Tuitjenhorn to the public after all.

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Oct 25 '13 00:58

A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with the major fire in Leeuwarden this past Saturday, announced the Prosecution on a press conference in Leeuwarden Thursday afternoon.

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Oct 25 '13 00:21

One of the hackers, suspected of plundering Dutch bank accounts, worked in the financial sector.

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Oct 25 '13 00:04

A special committee will compensate people who fell victim to excessive force in the Roman Catholic Church as minors, announced the church on Thursday.

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Oct 25 '13 00:03

Wednesday night police arrested a suspect in the burglary at the home of Russian embassy staff in The Hague. The man broke into the property last week.

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Oct 25 '13 00:01

Four Dutch hackers were arrested for suspected looting of bank accounts and conducting hundreds of fraudulent transfers by installing malicious software, reported the Public Prosecutor (OM) Thursday.

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Oct 24 '13 09:02

The court in Rotterdam has sentenced two men for planning to go to Syria to join the armed struggle.

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