Crime

Goldies
Sep 4 '14 11:45

The jeweler's wife of the store Goldies in Deurne will hear this month if she will be criminally prosecuted for shooting down two robbers in March. Jan-Heijn Kuijpers, the lawyer of Marina S. and her husband, the store owner, tells the Eindhovens Dagblad.

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Sep 4 '14 11:24

On Thursday morning, a jewelry store in Tilburg was ram-raided, causing significant damage. According to the police, there were three suspects who used a car to crash into the jewelry store in Heyhoef around 4.30 a.m.

Huizen
Sep 4 '14 11:01

The Municipal Council of Huizen will discuss what happened around the arrest of two people in the city last week who were suspected of traveling to Syria to support IS. Several fractions in the council argue that they were not timely informed on the arrest, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Sep 4 '14 10:13

In Velp, Gelderland, two people have become seriously injured after a fire broke out in a home on Wednesday night. Firemen evacuated 30 people from the housing complex, and the injured were transfered to hospital.

Yusuf Sonmez
Sep 4 '14 09:18

A Turkish doctor on the Interpol list of wanted persons for his involvement in illegal organ trading in Kosovo is believed to own a €2 million villa in Amsterdam, where he is also thought to live. This has been reported by Serbian media.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Sep 3 '14 16:19

The police reported that a man was found dead in a car in a parking lot in Osdorp, Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Syria rebel
Sep 3 '14 11:57

In The Hague, police arrested a 29-year-old man in his home Tuesday on suspicion of his involvement in the jihadist forces in Syria. According to the police, he is also suspected of possessing incendiary texts. The man is one of several arrested by the police for traveling in or out of Syria.

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Sep 3 '14 11:38

Residents in a neighborhood of Zwolle were shocked to hear around fifteen shots fired in the street Wednesday morning. An unknown gunman fired on a 48-year old man sitting in his car. The man was brought to hospital where he died from his wounds, the NOS reports.

Mosae Forum
Sep 3 '14 11:10

In Maastricht, part of the shopping center Mosae Forum was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a suspicious package. Authorities believe that it is a home made smoke bomb. Several shops and the municipal offices in the building have been cleared, the NOS reports.

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Sep 3 '14 10:09

During a fight in a home on the Zwartwatersweg in Assen on Tuesday afternoon, three people were injured. According to the police, a shot was also fired. Two arrests have been made.

Jewelry
Sep 3 '14 09:48

The police has received dozens of tips about the 31-year old woman who traveled the country robbing elderly women of their valuables in retirement homes. After the case was aired in Tuesday's episode of Opsporing Verzocht, many calls came in from potential owners of the jewelry as well, the NOS reports.

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Sep 3 '14 08:25

A family in Spijkenisse has been blacklisted by the Food Bank for helping out people whose needs were larger than its own.

Den Oever Harbor (Source: Wikimedia/Gouwenaar)
Sep 2 '14 16:28

The Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday that the police have arrested the captain of a shrimp boat as well as another man on the boat on suspicion of involvement in international drug trafficking, in the harbor of Den Oever.

Dutch Coast Guard ship (Source: Wikimedia/Kueala)
Sep 2 '14 15:12

The union for Coast Guard personnel (NAPB) reported that the Dutch Coast Guard in the Caribbean part of the kingdom no longer patrols in the territorial waters around Bonaire and Curacao.

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Sep 2 '14 12:28

A elderly man in Etten-Leur was saved by his dog from being robbed on Monday.

Jewelry
Sep 2 '14 11:38

A 31-year old woman was arrested in Delden, Twente at the end of July after spending two years making a career out of stealing jewelry from retirement homes in Apeldoorn, Deventer and Raalte. Tonight's episode of Opsporing Verzocht will focus on returning the hoard of jewelry back to their rightful owners.

Bandidos
Sep 2 '14 09:47

The president of the Bandidos motorcycle club and two members of Hells Angels have been arrested on suspicion of threatening violence. The arrest was performed in Alkmaar over the weekend, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Sep 2 '14 09:34

Police in Reuver, Limburg, are looking for video material of the match on the 31st of August in which a 30-year-old footballer was shortly hospitalized after being attacked by team members of the opposition during a football match between Reuver and Venlo.

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Sep 2 '14 09:02

Police say it was possibly a financial dispute in the criminal underworld that prompted a group of men to kidnap a man in Tilburg for three days last week.

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Sep 2 '14 08:41

More than 400 people have responded to a gun-turn-in program in Curaçao

Bananas
Sep 2 '14 08:13

Customs officers found 175 kilograms of cocaine last week, hidden among a banana shipment that had arrived in Rotterdam.

Sep 2 '14 08:03

The court proceedings against Marcos van der P. and Enise B., the criminal duo known as the Dutch Bonnie & Clyde who left a trail of violence, assault and destruction behind them earlier this year, will see its first court day today, the NOS reports.

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Sep 1 '14 10:29

In Reuver, Limburg, a 30-year-old footballer was injured after a fight broke out between the two teams. Opposing teammates kicked and punched the victims several times, resulting in the footballer's hospitalization.

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Aug 29 '14 17:24

Minister for Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten has called for the withdrawal of Dutch citizenship of anyone who joins an armed terrorist group. His proposal is one of several measures Prime Minister Mark Rutte's cabinet plans to undertake in an effort to tackle radicalization and Jihadism in the Netherlands.

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