Crime

Jan 6 '14 04:32

A burglar who broke into a home on the Kasteellaan in the night from Saturday to Sunday, was caught in the act by the 89-year-old resident.

Jan 6 '14 04:31

The man who was shot dead Saturday night on the Slauerhoff street in Amsterdam, is a 39-year-old native. He was assassinated.

Royal Dutch Army Convoy
Jan 5 '14 17:06

The Dutch Army is being deployed in Amsterdam Noord to counteract an increase in burglaries there, the mayor said. Speaking on the television program Buitenhof, Mayor Eberhard van der Laan confirmed the Army worked with police in Noord in December, helping to bring burglaries there down 30 to 50 percent.

limburg grenade
Jan 5 '14 12:50

A 41-year-old man in Geleen, Limburg, was arrested by police after threatening people in a bar with hand grenades. Investigators searching the man's home later discovered several World War II relics that briefly shut down part of his neighborhood on Tielensstraat.

Jan 5 '14 11:33

One man was killed in a brazen street shooting in Amsterdam Saturday night where several shots were reportedly fired. The man died at the scene after being briefly revived by paramedics, police said.

Jan 4 '14 12:09

A 14-year-old boy is still in critical condition after shrapnel from an early New Year's Day explosion hit him in the head. The boy was standing more than 40 meters away from a group of people who blew up a parking meter using fireworks.

Jan 3 '14 16:30

Paramedics worked on the man for 15-20 minutes before transferring him to hospital. Police said his injuries were still critical, as of 1:30 p.m.

Jan 3 '14 16:14

Police officers in Amsterdam shot a man in his leg late Thursday night for threatening them with an ax.

Jan 3 '14 15:43

The human body parts that were found in Oldenzaal yesterday were not related to a crime, police have said on their website.

Cannabis
Jan 3 '14 13:30

Germany has noticed a sharp increase in cannabis plantations in sparsely populated north east.

Jan 3 '14 11:23

The Hague police said that many teenagers are becoming robbers just for thrill and to impress their friends.

Jan 3 '14 04:33

Residents of Berkel en Rodenrijs can barely grasp that one of their neighbors was murdered in cold blood, while walking his dogs.

Jan 2 '14 17:42

Accidents and vandalism during New Year's celebrations caused about €9 million in damages to private homes around the country, according to a national association of insurers. The damage estimate is similar to last year, and also includes problems triggered by fireworks.

Brabant Riot
Jan 2 '14 17:04

Police have released the majority of the 100 suspects arrested in the Brabant town of Veen on Monday and early Tuesday for violently attacking officers.

Jan 2 '14 16:53

Police are investigation the find this morning of body parts lying about in two places near Oldenzaal at the border with Germany.

Jan 2 '14 16:25

People who have been arrested for “turn-of-the-year’s” offenses will receive up to 200 percent higher penalties than usual.

New Year's Eve
Jan 2 '14 15:52

Minister of Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten seems not happy with increased incidents during this year’s New Year celebrations compared to last year.

Jan 2 '14 14:32

Animal lovers have promised a €500 to €1,000 reward for the tip that leads to finding the person(s) who killed a cat with fireworks in Amersfoort earlier this week.

Jan 2 '14 11:39

The manager of a psychiatric clinic was shot and killed on the first day of the new year in his hometown, Berkel en Rodenrijs, in Zuid Holland just north of Rotterdam.

Jan 2 '14 04:35

Dutch soldiers provided armed assistance to the Curaçao police corps on New Year's eve. This was decided during a meeting between Prime Minister Ivar Asjes, Governor George Lucille Wout, and Brigade General Dick Swijgman.

Jan 1 '14 15:13

Police arrested four in the J.S. de Rijkstraat in Utrecht following an incident where officers were pelted.

Jan 1 '14 14:58

Police arrested a 19-year-old suspect, Monday, in Amsterdam-Zuid in the investigation into the assassination of the 34-year-old Dalibor Spasic from Serbia, announced the police on Tuesday.

Jan 1 '14 11:53

The owners of 69 cars parked around the Hague were in for a shock Wednesday morning to find their vehicles had caught fire during New Year's celebrations. There had already been 30 car fires reported near Den Haag by midnight.

Dec 31 '13 15:03

A 22-year-old man died Tuesday morning after crashing his scooter into a lamppost while being chased by police. His 21-year-old passenger was seriously injured in the crash.

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