Crime

Jan 20 '14 21:03

A 19-year-old man from Groesbeek was arrested on Sunday, January 19, around 02:30, for attempted murder and aggravated assault, leaving the scene of an accident, driving under influence, and threatening.

Jan 20 '14 20:36

Five Golden-headed Lion Tamarins were stolen from the Apenheul Zoo in Apeldoorn, in the night from Sunday to Monday.

Jan 20 '14 16:21

Volkert van der G. who killed politician Pim Fortuyn has had his first taste of freedom.

Jan 20 '14 15:11

The school community of Reigersbos in Amsterdam ZuidOost is in mourning since last week, after a 14-year-old student accidentally shot and killed himself with an alarm pistol he bought on the internet.

Jan 20 '14 12:14

One man is dead and a woman seriously injured following a violent incident in a house in The Hague on Sunday.

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Jan 20 '14 11:56

A man stabbed another in Schiedam Sunday night because he was urinating in public.

Jan 19 '14 04:31

The Oost-Brabant police arrested four men in their homes in Venlo, Friday, for suspicion of at least eighty burglaries in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Jan 18 '14 04:35

A 15-year-old boy from Eindhoven was arrested Thursday on suspicion of illegally trading in exotic items. Police were tipped off by a source abroad.

Jan 17 '14 21:49

Police, responding to a report around 16:30 Friday afternoon, found the body of a boy in a home on the Noorderlicht in Amersfoort. They also found a wounded woman in the house, who was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Jan 17 '14 20:28

The 22-year-old C.P. and the 21-year-old J. van de S. from Nieuwegein heard sentences of up to 1 year against them, Friday, before the court in Utrecht, for the trade and storage of illegal fireworks late 2012.

Jan 17 '14 14:31

Amsterdam public prosecutor Jolanda de Boer has criticized police and judges approach to pimps, Parool reported.

Jan 17 '14 14:13

Final exams will be sent out to schools later and in tamper resistant packaging starting this school year, announced State Secretary of Education, Sander Dekker.

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Jan 17 '14 12:12

A man sustained serious injuries Thursday evening when he slammed face-first into an advertising billboard as he tried to run from police to conceal a gun he was carrying.

Jan 17 '14 11:53

Police in the Netherlands arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk nearly two decades ago. New DNA evidence gave detectives the opening they needed to make the arrest, police say.

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Jan 17 '14 11:39

It’s been five years since the Netherlands banned smoking in public, but reports say that in five percent of cafes in the country patrons are still allowed to puff away.

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Jan 17 '14 05:35

The man who plundered the bank account of the funeral association of Denekamp is probably in Switzerland, police have reported.

Jan 17 '14 04:36

A 30-year-old man turned himself in to the Amsterdam police Wednesday evening for the execution of the 34-year-old Serbian, Dalibor Spasic on December 27, last year.

Jan 17 '14 04:34

The Royal Military Police from the Northeast border brigade arrested 3 men during a mobile surveillance security (MTV) check on the A-37 for suspected human trafficking, Monday afternoon.

Jan 17 '14 04:33

A 27-year-old man was lucky to escape with his life when shots were fired in his direction at the Widelanken in Maastricht, Thursday morning, when he tried to confront another motorist who damaged his car.

LeefbaarAmsterdam
Jan 16 '14 18:33

Police in Noord Holland arrested two people suspected of embezzling €224,000 from political party Leefbaar Amsterdam. Investigators carried out searches "in several places in Amsterdam," police said on Thursday.

Rafik Hariri
Jan 16 '14 16:43

The trial has started Thursday at a United Nations-backed tribunal at The Hague for four men accused of murdering former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, BBC News reported.

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Jan 16 '14 15:20

It took more than 40 years, but the truth about a mysterious hit and run killing in 1971 of a Dutch man in the German village Rütenbrock has finally been unearthed.

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Jan 16 '14 14:33

Dutch roads are crowded with speed demons, speed watchdog bestwelsnel.nl shows.

Fred Teeven
Jan 16 '14 14:11

State Secretary Fred Teeven has said that suspects of crimes should not be able to receive a declaration of good conduct VOG.

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