Crime

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Jun 25 '15 16:30

Two Dutch students had quite an anxious experience in the African country of Tanzania this weekend. They were mugged by five African men. "It was really a shock", according to Sheridan Flipse, but the muggers were "actually pretty sweet".

Jun 25 '15 15:15

The police have arrested three more suspects in the 18 month long investigation surrounding a crime family in Roosendaal. This crime family is suspected of operating a drug line to France.

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Jun 25 '15 14:50

The court in Den Bosch has released drug suspect Edwin K. on bond so hat he can recover from the severe burns he received when his car was bombed in October.

Jun 25 '15 14:25

Four minors have been arrested for selling counterfeit money to students of secondary schools in Doetinchem.

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Jun 25 '15 14:00

The court in Arnhem has sentenced 53 year old Fred B. from Huissen to 3 years in prison, one year suspended, for pretending to be a doctor.

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Jun 25 '15 13:10

Noelle Pieterse, the lawyer representing Bart van U. who is suspected in the murder of former minister Els Borst, thinks that Borst's death could have been avoided if it wasn't for a "painful succession of failures" by the police.

Jun 25 '15 12:20

The police discovered a large amount of baby formula as well as a large amount of cash in a van on the A12 near Zevenaar. The two men in the van, both German aged 35 and 44 years, were arrested

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Jun 25 '15 11:26

To international criminal lawyers think that having the perpetrators responsible for the disaster with flight MH17 judged by an international tribunal, is a very bad idea.

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Jun 24 '15 15:35

One in five reported crimes are never investigated by the police, RTL Nieuws reported on Tuesday based on their own research. Members of parliament are shocked. The CDA wants a debate on the issue.

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Jun 24 '15 15:10

Farah el O., owner of spy shop One2spy in Amsterdam-West, has once again been arrested. This time on suspicion of laundering criminal money.

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Jun 24 '15 13:01

The police have released a composite sketch of a man they believe may be connected to the assassination of notorious Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom in Zaandam on June 9th.

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Jun 24 '15 12:06

The operation against child sexual exploitation has been successfully concluded by law enforcement authorities in Belgium, Australia and the Philippines. Eight children have been rescued, Europol reports.

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Jun 24 '15 08:06

The Netherlands thinks that a UN-style tribunal is the best option for prosecuting those suspected of being responsible for the MH17 disaster, British news agency Reuters reports based on two anonymous sources close to the discussion.

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Jun 23 '15 13:50

Dutch coffee shop owner Johan van Laarhoven is still in custody in a Thai prison, and he will stay there for the time being. On Monday morning the court in The Hague determined that the Dutch government does not need to ask Thailand to extradite him

Lucas Boom murder in Zaandam
Jun 23 '15 13:25

Several children told the police that they noticed laser lights on their bodies on the day that notorious Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom was killed on the street in Zaandam.

Hoofddorp shooting
Jun 23 '15 12:52

A 34 year old man from Zaandam has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting in Hoofddorp on Monday night. According to the police, the man turned himself in on Tuesday morning.

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Jun 23 '15 09:23

There is a growing number of crimes related to baby formula in the Netherlands. Breda in particular seems to be the staging ground of these crimes, with at least three baby formula traders being robbed this year. The police believe that there are more victims who are afraid to report the crim

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Jun 22 '15 22:07

An unidentified woman standing in front of a Domino's Pizza was gunned down by at least one assailant who fled the scene by car. She may be the owner of a nearby nail salon who fled her previous home with her daughter after receiving threats, broadcaster RTV Noord-Holland reported.

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Jun 22 '15 12:19

A Dutch woman was abducted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan on Monday. This is according to Afghan television channel TOLO, based on reports from the Afghan Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Jun 22 '15 11:29

A 27 year old man has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, 4 of them suspended, for robbing a taxi driver at gun point, AT5 reports. He must also pay 7,500 euros in compensation to the taxi driver

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Jun 22 '15 10:51

Two elderly men were arrested in Reiderwolderpolder on Saturday for eel fishing.

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Jun 22 '15 10:24

Four cellphones were stolen from the ICO Center for Arts & Culture in Assen on Saturday. One of these phones belonged to 12 year old Isa from Oosterwolde. It has great emotional value to the girl as it belonged to her deceased father.

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Jun 22 '15 09:48

Australia is planning to install a permanent memorial for the victims of the MH17 disaster. The memorial will be located at the Parliament House in Canberra.

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Jun 22 '15 08:09

One man was injured in a shooting in Utrecht on Sunday night. Two suspects have been arrested

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