Crime

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Oct 11 '18 07:44

A man was killed in a shooting on Dostojevskisingel in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday afternoon, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter. Area residents say the victim is a 19-year-old rap musician and producer. People on social media claiming to be friends with the victim say the person killed is named “Bolle”, and that he was shot in the gut during an argument on the street.

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Oct 10 '18 14:30

Russia for the first time said it is willing to talk to the Netherlands and Australia about the flight MH17 disaster in a statement the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs made to RTL Nieuws.

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Oct 10 '18 12:00

An object that looks very much like a hand grenade was found tied to the door of the Bruut bar on Voorstraat in Zwolle on Wednesday. The police closed down the area around the cafe and nearby homes were evacuated, NOS reports.

The "possible explosive" was found at around 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Zwolle police said on Twitter. Explosive experts were deployed to the scene to investigate. The fire department and an ambulance are also in the area as a precaution. 

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Oct 10 '18 11:10

The police are investigating a drug waste leak on Weezenhof in Nijmegen. A truck leaked thousands of liters of chemicals onto the streets in the city. The police believe the chemicals are residual waste from a drug lab, ANP reports.

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Oct 10 '18 09:27

Jos de G. was sentenced on appeal to 12 years in prison for raping and killing 15-year-old in 1995. The court in Den Bosch convicted him of rape and manslaughter on Tuesday. When this case was first tried two years ago, De G.

Stefaan Bogaerts was gunned down in his car on Lisstraat in Spijkenisse, 21 Sept 2017
Oct 10 '18 08:48

The police arrested a member of outlaw motorcycle gang Caloh Wagoh in connection with the in Spijkenisse in September last year. The suspect, a 47-year-old man from The Hague, was arrested in a cell in Alphen aan den Rijn, where he was already in custody for another crime, the police said in a statement.

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Oct 10 '18 07:37

A man who died after being f on Monday morning, was identified as an 18-year-old vocational pupil from Zoetermeer. His father is a police officer. It is believed that the boy was hit by bullets fired by one of his father's colleagues in Delft on Monday morning, AD reports.

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Oct 9 '18 15:50

A 2.5 year old American Stafford was found abandoned at the door af a closed animal shelter in Rotterdam on Monday morning. The sad discovery was made even sadder by a note found with the dog. "Can't take care of him anymore, have no income and I'm on the street now", the dog's owner wrote.

"PLEASE take good care of him. He's a good dog. I couldn't do anything else - sorry", the note, which the police posted on Twitter, reads. "His name is Zion. 2.5 years old."

The police call on Zion's owner to come forward. Not for punishment, but for help, the officer wrote on Twitter.

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Oct 9 '18 15:00

Stint Urban Mobility owner Edwin Renzen wants daycare Het Kinderstraatje in Almere to retract a lawsuit filed against Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure, and offered the owner of the daycare, Michelle van Zundert, a brand new Stint next year in return, if the company still exists by then that is, the Telegraaf reports.

OPWC headquarters in The Hague
Oct 9 '18 13:20

Sergei Lavrov, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday that the in April was in the Netherlands for a routine trip. Russia denies that the secret service agents wanted to hack into chemical weapon watchdog OPCW, NU.nl reports. 

Police and explosive experts at a sisha lounge on Jan Evertsenstraat where a hand grenade was found tied to the door of a sisha lounge, 1 Feb 2019
Oct 9 '18 11:40

Since the beginning of 2017 there's been 16 incidents involving a hand grenade at a Dutch business, and in ten of these incidents the hand grenade exploded, Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security said in response to parliamentary questions, RTL Nieuws reports.

D66 parliamentarian Maarten Groothuizen wanted to know how many times criminals used hand grenades to threaten or pressure business owners in the Netherlands. He also asked how often a municipality closed a business after such an incident.

Oct 9 '18 08:00

A man who was taken to hospital in Zoetermeer with a gunshot wound on Monday morning, succumbed to his injuries, the Public Prosecutor confirmed. The police are investigating whether this man is a suspect the police shot at in Delft on Monday morning, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor said to NU.nl.

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Oct 9 '18 07:29

The Den Bosch police arrested a man suspected of having explosives with him on Monday evening. The man was arrested in a car parked on Vogelstraat, near a police station, a fire brigade barracks and a mosque. Explosive experts searched his car, but no explosives were found, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter.

The police arrested the man after a tip. The person who tipped off the police said the man told him that he was in possession of an explosive. 

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Oct 8 '18 14:50

A 27-year-old man was found dead in a home on Doctor Plesmansingel in Amstelveen on Sunday afternoon. The police describe the circumstances in which the body was found as "suspicious" and take into account that the man was killed in a crime. 

At around 2:45 p.m. the police received a report of shouting in the home. Responding officers found a family and the lifeless body of one of the residents inside the apartment. "At this moment it is not yet clear what the exact circumstances and the cause of death are", the police said in a statement.

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Oct 8 '18 14:00

The police shot a man who was walking on an Emmeloord street carrying knives in the leg on Monday morning. He was arrested and taken to hospital for treatment, the police said in a statement.

The incident happened on Veluwelaan. "At around 7:30 a.m. multiple reports came in from local residents that saw the man walking on the street with knives", the police said. During the arrest, a responding officer first fired a warning shot, according to the police. "After that the suspect was shot in the leg, after which officers could overpower him."

Kick Out Zwarte Piet blocked from protesting racism in Friesland Netherlands on Sinterklaas
Oct 8 '18 13:10

The trial against 34 people suspected of from reaching the national Sinterklaas arrival celebrations in Dokkum last year, started on Monday. The case was suspended shortly after it started because one of the judges, Willem Sikkema, lost consciousness, AD reports.

Lion cub found dumped in a meadow in Tienhoven, 7 Oct 2018
Oct 8 '18 10:40

A passerby made a remarkable discovery while jogging in Tienhoven on Sunday morning. He found a lion cub in a small cage in a meadow on Burgemeester Huijdecoperweg. The police believe the young animal was dumped there. They're looking for witnesses.

The Dutch food and consumer product safety authority NVWA is investigating, because they have more experience in this field, the police said on Facebook.

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Oct 8 '18 09:48

Soldiers from the Dutch Commandos are demanding a medical investigation into the effects too high concentrations of toxic gasses at shooting range Markiezaat in Bergen op Zoom had on their health. They're also holding Defense responsible for any permanent health damage they suffered by using the shooting range, AD reports.

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Oct 8 '18 09:09

The Dutch Air Force deployed two F-16 fighter jets to escort a KLM flight to Schiphol on Saturday after a 29-year-old American on board the flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam became aggressive. The man was overpowered by the KLM cabin crew and other passengers, RTL Nieuws reports.

The American man lost it when a purser told him to sit down, according to the broadcaster. He started punching everyone around him. Several passengers sustained minor injuries. One, who was hit several times, pressed charges against the man.

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Oct 8 '18 08:51

A truck containing drug waste caught fire near an apartment building on Offenbachlaan in Eindhoven on Sunday morning. Twelve apartments were evacuated. The residents could only go back home around 10 hours later. On Saturday night, another truck was found leaking ecstasy waste on the same street, Brabants Dagblad report. 

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Oct 8 '18 08:24

A couple from Houten was killed in a serious accident on the A44 near Nieuw-Vennep on Saturday. A third person was seriously hurt. The man suspected of causing the accident, a 32-year-old man from Oestgeest, was under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the time. He fled the scene of the accident on foot, but was later caught by the police.

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Oct 5 '18 15:10

The police had information that a serious crime was being planned shortly before the building housing Panorama's editorial offices in Amsterdam was in June. When the attack happened, the police were already keeping an eye on some of the important suspects, Het Parool reports.

Anne Faber
Oct 5 '18 14:20

The appeal in the case against Michael P. for the rape and death of Anne Faber will start in the court of Arnhem on November 29th. This will be a so-called directing session - the case will not yet be dealt with in substance. During this hearing P.'s lawyers and the Public Prosecutor can make any investigation demands known, ANP reports.

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Oct 5 '18 13:30

Shots were fired at a home on Muntelwal in Den Bosch on Thursday evening. No one was injured. The residents were not home at the time of the shooting, according to the police.

Two shots were fired, local residents told Brabants Dagblad. "Then we saw a small, dark car driving away with screeching tires", one resident said. "This is normally a quiet neighborhood", another neighbor, whose been living on this street for 20 years, said to the newspaper. He couldn't say who lives in the targeted home.

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