Crime

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May 1 '15 15:55

The police arrested a 30 year old man from Tilburg in Oirschot on Thursday for attacking a woman, groping her and then stealing her dog.

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May 1 '15 15:49

The police arrested a 26 year old man from Purmerend on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in the explosion on a houseboat on the Veerdijk in Wormer on April 13th.

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May 1 '15 15:40

An intern working at the municipality of Utrecht is suspected of falsifying 13 passports between October 2014 and January this year. The suspect, an 18 year old man, has been suspended and banned from the city office.

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May 1 '15 13:30

Tens of thousands of euros in subsidies for computer and application training in Amsterdam was allegedly diverted to mosques, claim city councilmen from VVD and SP. They want the municipality to investigate a possible violation of separation between church and the state, reports Volkskrant.

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May 1 '15 13:20

The assassination of Baris Önder this weekend may be connected to a conflict in which a dangerous criminal group Sahin is involved. The group allegedly has connections in the circles of the Turkish president Recep Tayip Erdogan, reports Telegraaf based on dossiers by authorities.

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May 1 '15 10:56

Anouar 'Popeye' B. and Adil 'Klinker' A. were sentenced to life imprisonment Friday morning by the court in Amsterdam. The court considered it proven that they are guilty of the double assassination of Youssef Lkhorf and Saïd el Yazidi in the city's Staatsliedenbuurt neighborhood at the end of 2012.

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May 1 '15 09:01

The abolition of the data retention obligation of telephone and internet data is "seriously" impeding the investigation into the series of gang related assassinations in and around Amsterdam.

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Apr 30 '15 18:08

Police in Maastricht arrested a 26-year-old with Iraqi heritage in an investigation into terrorism, local news site 1Limburg reported. He is suspected of contributing to training for terrorist activities, and was taken into custody late Wednesday night.

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Apr 30 '15 16:58

Dirk M., the suspected extortionist of media mogul John de Mol and his celebrity sister Linda de Mol, family, had very noble motives in mind when carrying out the act, his lawyer Paul Emmelot said yesterday on television program Pauw. The accused did not want to keep the extorted money for himself, but instead wanted to give it to charities, his lawyer said.

Apr 30 '15 16:45

The crane operator who found a jar with 51 thousand euros stuffed inside at an excavation site in Groningen can keep the money, ruled a city court on Wednesday. The court dismissed the prosecution's argument to seize and investigate the cash, which the prosecutor said was likely buried following a crime.

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Apr 30 '15 09:11

The police in Rotterdam have arrested a 24 year old man who pushed a woman onto the subway tracks at the Gerdesiaweg station on Tuesday afternoon.

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Apr 29 '15 19:39

Uber will only approve drivers for its UberPOP service if they have an official Dutch chauffeur's license, the transport service said Wednesday. The service will assist drivers to get the permit, with the drivers contributing a 400-euro investment, NU reported.

Apr 29 '15 13:42

The police arrested a 33 year old member of the Haarlem chapter of the Hell's Angels on Wednesday for violating the Weapons and Ammunition Act. This arrest forms part of an investigation that the police launched in September.

Apr 29 '15 13:19

Police in Belgium have have arrested a Belgian woman who killed her Dutch husband and stuffed his body in a freezer for over a year.

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Apr 29 '15 13:17

The police received about 43 thousand reports of internet scams in 2014. Most of them involved buying and selling frauds with phones and entrance tickets for concerts, events and theme parks.

Apr 29 '15 12:58

The police are looking for witnesses in the murder of 26 year old Baris Onder on S.F. van Ossstraat in Amsterdam-Osdorp in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Apr 29 '15 11:54

There has been no control on drug smugglers in the Wadden Sea since June last year. And this will go on to at least the end of this year.

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Apr 29 '15 10:13

Nearly half of burglary victims now sleep with a bat, knife, pepper spray or even a gun next to their bed.

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Apr 28 '15 17:46

Police arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of inadvertently causing an apartment explosion in Heerlen, Limburg on April 20. Authorities are holding the man in restricted custody, and limiting his contact to the outside world as the investigation is ongoing, police said in a statement.

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Apr 28 '15 17:25

A woman charged with trying to steal jewelry from hundreds of retirement homes was sentenced on Tuesday to two and a half years in prison, with ten months probation. The court in Almelo also ordered the woman to pay 45,000 euros in damages to the dozens of elderly victims she is accused of robbed.

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Apr 28 '15 14:39

A 41 year old Rotterdam police officer has been arrested for having child pornography on his private computers. The cop is also suspected of unlawful use of police data.

Apr 28 '15 14:24

Rotterdam's approach to high impact crimes, crimes that have a major impact on their victims' lives, is proving to be effective. Both the number these crimes, such as robberies and burglaries, and the number of repeat offenses showed a significant decrease in 2014.

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Apr 28 '15 12:51

The number of King's Day arrests and injuries in Amsterdam showed a significant decline this year. The number of arrests dropped by 21 percent compared to King's Day 2014 and the number of injuries decreased by 12 percent.

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Apr 28 '15 12:06

Gerrit G., a customs officer accused of corruption, may have used his thrift shop Tweede Handje in Rotterdam-Overschie as cover, AD reports.

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