Crime

Dec 26 '13 13:10

Philippine police and military have arrested a suspected Muslim militant accused of kidnapping two European bird-watchers in 2012, The Associated Press reports.

Dec 25 '13 10:08

Police patrolling the highway in Zevenaar arrested a 23-year-old Frenchman driving with 86 kilos of the stimulant khat. The Marechaussee military police made the bust Tuesday on the A-12 in Gelderland near the German border.

Lijnbaan
Dec 25 '13 07:20

In Rotterdam, a car hit three people in a pedestrian area early this morning, Nos reports Wednesday.

Dec 24 '13 17:11

Authorities suspect a 32-year-old German man in custody at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam is an escaped convict. The man was stopped by border agents when he presented a Jordanian passport without a visa for the Schengen area.

Dec 24 '13 15:13

Police have arrested a 41-year convicted human smuggler who has been on the run since July,

Dec 24 '13 11:41

Police in Gouda yesterday found the body of a 58-year-old man who has been dead in his apartment for at least a year. Authorities say he most likely died of natural causes.

Dec 24 '13 08:53

The police possibly prevented an elimination or an armed robbery last month, according to police reports Monday.

Dec 23 '13 17:12

Dutch Meat company Vion has intentionally sold regular meat as organic ham, investigators have found.

Dec 23 '13 15:29

There have been 150 murders in the Netherlands so far this year; after the record drop the country noted last year, the murder statistics peaked this year with an increase of 8 so far.

Dec 23 '13 14:53

The police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Rishi Chandrikasing at Hollands Spoor train station in The Hague last year, has been acquitted. The court decided on Monday to drop the charges of manslaughter and murder.

Dec 23 '13 12:21

National Railway Company NS and its workers' union have fired off a letter to Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten in which they demand measures be taken against the abuses on-board personnel often endure at the hands of passengers.

Dec 23 '13 04:37

A 17-year-old was arrested Sunday afternoon, for hitting several people and police officers.

Dec 23 '13 04:37

The Royal Military Police arrested a 22-year old Dutchman for involvement in cocaine trafficking by a 13-year-old girl. The girl from Curaçao was arrested Friday at Schiphol.

Dec 20 '13 17:50

A 13-year-old girl arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport for drug smuggling is the youngest person ever taken into custody at the airport for the crime. The Marechaussee, a military police force that handles security at the airport, found approximately 80 grams of cocaine wrapped in a small package inside her body.

Dec 19 '13 15:43

The Dutch Public Prosecution demanded a lifelong sentence against the Dutch war criminal Siert Bruins (92). He is on trial in Hagen for the murder of resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema, on September 1944 in Appingedam.

Soccer - Dutch Linesman Dies after Attack during Game - Almere
Dec 19 '13 15:19

The Amsterdam soccer dad, involved in the violent death of linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, appealed his sentence, but was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Dec 19 '13 14:45

"Opsporing Verzocht" featured a case about a man who robbed an 11-year-old girl from her iPhone5 in the hall of the train station in Zaandam on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Before he made his hit he was seen on surveillance camera's checking out passers-by.

Andre P. Waterkant.net photo
Dec 19 '13 13:58

A Surinamese man who is on trial in Utrecht for having sex with his daughter may have defiled his two other daughters as well.

Dec 19 '13 13:24

Four policemen were injured Wednesday night during the match between JCV Cuijk and MVV in Cuijk, Brabant.

Dec 19 '13 13:11

It was a first for the Amsterdam alderman for Finance, Pieter Hilhorst (PvdA), to be confronted with his past as a columnist in the City Council. 'He should not ask questions as if he is still a columnist, he needs to give answers,' scolded CDA-council member Lex van Drooge.

Dec 19 '13 04:32

A journalist, who wrote articles about sexual abuse by a businessman from Limburg, does not have to rectify her evidence, nor does she have to pay the fine of 10,000 euros, demanded by the businessman.

Dec 19 '13 04:31

The Curaçao politician Helmin Wiels was shot dead on May 5th by suspect E.K., announced the Public Prosecution (OM)during the pre-trial in Willemstad, Curaçao. The Public Prosecution announced the investigation into E.K. closed. He is also a suspect in two other murder cases on the Antillean Island.

Dec 18 '13 04:31

Former pilot, Julio Poch, is suing the Dutch state. He wants the government to compensate the legal aid he receives, stated his lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops, according to RTL News.

Dec 18 '13 04:30

A member of the Satudarah was arrested Monday in Appingedam, on suspicion of menace and kidnapping. A few weeks earlier the man forced a taxi driver under threat of a knife, to drive him from the Grote Markt in Groningen to a village in the province, reported the police.

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