Police in Amsterdam have put out a public call for any information known about the escape route of the people who killed top criminal Gwenette Martha on Thursday, the 22nd of May in Amstelveen.
In the sexual delinquency case against 49-year old Frank R. from Cuijk, the court has demanded a sentence of ten years, as well as involuntary commitment to psychiatric treatment against him, on Wednesday during the hearing in Assen.
Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Utrecht consistently show up in the top ten cities for average drug use, according to a new study published today. The research looked at wastewater samples taken in 45 different cities or city districts between 2011 and 2013, with samples analyzed for cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, MDMA (ecstasy) and THC from marijuana use. Samples were taken over a one-week period in each year.
Police opened fire on a man who threatened people in the Haga pharmacy in The Hague late Sunday night.
The Somali-born Dutch national who is being held in Turkey on a US issued terrorism warrant, should not be extradited to the US, a Turkish judge has ruled.
The notorious criminal Gwenette Martha, who was assassinated on Thursday, asked the police for protection half a year ago. The police refused, however, Martha's lawyer Nico Meijering says, the Telegraaf reports.
To stop a new wave of criminal youths, chief detective Marjolein Smit from Amsterdam is proposing a new, broader scale of punishments and measures. Rather than community Smit, young peoples' driver's licenses should be taken away.
Germain Katanga, former Congolese militia leader has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for being complicit in committing war crimes by the International Crime Court in The Hague. He has been found guilty of murdering citizens and plundering.
Hard criminal, Gwenette Martha, was executed in Amstelveen on Thursday evening, the police reports. According to witnesses, he was shot ten to 15 times by three men.
As if they were waiting for him to be carted off, thieves cleared out an elderly man's house just after an ambulance took him to the a hospital last February.
A 14-year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and violation. From August of last year, the boy is thought to have performed at least 17 attacks on roads and bicycle paths in the forests between Nijmegen and Malden, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
One of the suspects in the case of the murder of Curaçao politician Helmin Wiels received 60,000 Antillian guilders (around €23,000) the day after the murder. He got this money from L.F., nicknamed 'Pretu', who committed suicide in a Curaçao police cell last year, where he was incarcerated in connection with the murder of Wiels on the 5th of May, 2013, the ANP reports.
A Dutch sailor still unconscious after having been beaten up on the street in Ventspils, Latvia was transferred back to the Netherlands Monday. He is still in critical condition, the Defence Ministry told newspaper AD on Wednesday.
One of the suspects in the violent robbery on a branch of cash transport company Brinks in 2011 was caught in Rabat, Morocco. A spokesperson from the Public Prosecution Authority in Amsterdam has confirmed this with press agency Novum.
Former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte, was arrested this morning at the studios of Curaçao tv channel CBA in Willemstad. His arrest has been confirmed by the Public Prosecution Authority (OM).
A 27-year old patient from the Vrederust psychiatric clinic in Halsteren has received a prison sentence of 4 years, as well as involuntary psychiatric treatment. The court in Breda convicted Mark L. on Monday for killing another patient in the clinic in October last year.
Relatives of three men killed in Srebenica in 1995 do not want a military judge to preside over the case they initiated against former defense Ministry officials.
The Netherlands is sending tracker dogs to Panama to assist in the search of Dutch women Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers who went missing there since April 1.
Police in Zwille have apprehended a second suspect in the case of an explosion that ravaged a shoarma restaurant in March. The suspect is a 19-year old man from Zwolle.
As part of a worldwide crackdown on hackers, police in the Netherlands have searched 34 houses, among them that of a young man from Delft who managed the website of Blackshades.
The Prosecutor’s Office is widening the criminal investigation into the alleged sexual misconduct by former Justice Department official Joris Demminck.
A fake doctor by the name of Fred B. was apprehended in Huissen this morning. Police are still investigating him and his clinic, the Medisch Center Sanit, according to sources from Omroep Gelderland.
Police in Amsterdam have arrested a 41-year-old man who may have beaten his girlfriend to death Saturday night.