Crime

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Aug 20 '14 16:44

One of the only meteorites ever found in the Netherlands has been stolen from the Sonnenborgh Museum and Observatory in Utrecht.

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Aug 20 '14 15:27

Authorities have not yet been able to determine what caused the death of a baby found in a bag in March.

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Aug 20 '14 13:06

Police in The Hague report that they arrested a 16-year-old man on Wednesday morning on suspicion of his involvement in several outbursts of violence and hooliganism during the demonstration on the Hoefkade on the 10th of August.

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Aug 20 '14 10:29

The 42-year-old director of a taxi company, believed to be Prestige Greencab in Utrecht, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of having embezzled €1.6 million in subsidy money. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will not confirm the name of the cab company, RTV Utrecht reports.

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Aug 20 '14 10:00

According to German Authorities, a grow shop in The Hague's Mandarijnstraat was the epicenter of the biggest ever credit fraud case of The Netherlands, in which €30 million was stolen in one night, De Telegraaf reports.

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Aug 20 '14 08:39

Police in Amsterdam warn that more street executions in the city could become a reality after Monday's violent death of notorious criminal Deriaoui van der Meijden.

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Aug 19 '14 16:56

An ATM was bombed in Leidsewallen station in Zoetermeer on Tuesday morning, omroepwest.nl reports. No cash was stolen in the incident.

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Aug 19 '14 16:34

A shot was fired in Wijngaardsweg in Hoensbroek, Herleen after a 24-year-old man from Saint Georges, Belgium tried to outrun a police check on Tuesday.

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Aug 19 '14 16:17

A 41-year-old man was arrested in Breda for sending threatening emails to a member of parliament. The man has reportedly been sending emails with death threats to the children of parliament members of the VVD and PvdA since October last year, De Telegraaf reported.

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Aug 19 '14 15:09

About 15 victims of the Malaysian plane crash in the Ukraine will be flown to Kuala Lumpur today and tomorrow, says Malaysian Minister of Defense according to NOS.nl.

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Aug 19 '14 09:48

One man was killed at a shooting in Amsterdam Oost yesterday evening, witnesses say that the suspect used an automatic weapon to shoot off several rounds, Het Parool reports.

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Aug 18 '14 16:30

A man was arrested Saturday night after flying his drone-mounted camera over the fireworks festival in Scheveningen. The 45-year-old man from the Hague is suspected of violating rules governing model airplanes.

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Aug 18 '14 15:27

A suspicious man reportedly caught trying to break into a Hilvarenbeek hunting lodge kept police at bay all night by throwing roof tiles at the responding officers. The incident began around 8 p.m. Sunday night, and finally ended 17 hours later when the man quietly surrendered.

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Aug 18 '14 10:31

Several police officers throughout the country fell victim to abuse over the weekend. Several of their abusers were arrested.

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Aug 18 '14 09:12

The ISIS jihadist Khalid K. from Almere was killed in fighting in North-Iraq. Various Kurdish fighters from the Peshmerga army confirm the death of the feared jihad fighter, De Telegraaf reports.

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Aug 15 '14 14:42

A police officer got wounded Thursday afternoon when he attempted to arrest a man in Eindhoven.

Police say the officer went to a house at Slagerstraat, where the suspect was spotted. The unnamed man had violated conditions the Prosecutor’s Office had placed him under; what these conditions were is not clear.

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Aug 15 '14 13:37

Research by Trouw shows that safety on public transport has become safer after the introduction of the OV chip card in 2009, Het Parool reports.

Haarlem
Aug 15 '14 13:21

In Haarlem, police action against the city's 'top-25 criminals' of Moroccan origin is hitting a roadblock, mainly due to the refusal of their parents to offer the authorities any help, De Telegraaf reports.

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Aug 15 '14 12:34

The criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is the largest of its kind in Dutch history, the Prosecutor’s Office OM has said.

Hackers or Keyboard users
Aug 15 '14 11:50

In the last few days, the website of online shop Computerland has been entirely copied by hackers, who then used the website not only to make money but to install malware on customers' computers. This is reported by Tweakers.

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Aug 14 '14 13:50

At Theater Festival Boulevard Den Bosch, an "organized group of criminals" has been actively funneling false €50 notes through the restaurants and tents at the festival, the organizers tell Omroep Brabant.

Aug 14 '14 13:14

The 44-year-old convicted psychiatric patient who did not return to his clinic for mandatory treatment in Venray has been arrested, according to the NOS. Somebody signaled the police when they saw him in the HEMA in Maarssen.

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Aug 14 '14 09:22

After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.

Margerethe and Nadja
Aug 14 '14 08:54

The 55-year-old Nadja tells authorities that she drove her mother's body to the Czech Republic in order to give her a proper farewell. As the woman is held suspect in her own mother's murder, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is questioning whether her mother was already dead at departure, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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