The Public Prosecutor suspects that 22-year-od Mehmet A. from Tiel, a police officer in training in Amsterdam, was deliberately stationed with the police to pass on information to the underworld, the Prosecutor said in the trial against the man on Tuesday. A. is suspected of selling confidential police information to criminals. The Prosecutor demanded 45 months in prison and a ban on performing a public function for 8 years against the man, AT5 reports.
A man the police found dead on Huntumdreef in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Monday night, took his own life. The police saw the man committing suicide while they were searching Maasdrielhof for suspects of a shooting that happened shortly before a kilometer away, Het Parool reports.
One person was injured in a shooting on Maasdrielhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Monday night. Less than a kilometer away, another person was found dead. The police are investigating whether these two incidents are connected, NH Nieuws reports.
The shooting happened at a home on Maasdrielhof. The police closed down the area for investigation. An area along Huntumdreef, where the body was found, was also closed down for investigation.
The injured person was taken to hospital for treatment.
A woman was found seriously injured on Chestertonlaan in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday. A suspect was arrested in the area, the police said on Twitter.
The police responded to the scene after a report of a stabbing. Whether the woman was actually stabbed, the police did not say.
Exactly what happened is not yet clear. The police are investigating.
One person was injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday night. The victim was taken to hospital with unknown injuries, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.
The shooting happened just after 11:00 p.m. near Karspeldreef. So far no arrests were made.
The police are investigating what happened and call on witnesses to come forward.
A 14-year-old boy was injured in what the police believe was a stabbing at a Zeeman store in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday afternoon. "We assume that there was a stabbing incident", a police spokesperson said to the Telegraaf.
The incident happened around 3:00 p.m. at the Zeeman store on Karspeldreef. The boy was rushed to hospital, where he underwent surgery.
The police will talk to the boy about what happened to him later on Friday. So far no arrests were made.
The police released footage of the detonation of a hand grenade at a liquor store in Amsterdam Zuidoost, and a shooting and hand grenade being thrown at a home in Diemen. Investigators believe that the two incidents may be connected, AT5 reports.
The GroenLinks faction in Amsterdam partially relented on its plan to remove all I Amsterdam letters in the Dutch capital. Only the letters on Museumplein must go. If the residents of Nieuw-West and Zuidoost want to keep their I Amsterdam letters, the party will not ignore their wishes, AT5 reports.
The police arrested a 20-year-old man from Amsterdam on Thursday for a fatal shooting in which 19-year-old rapper Bolle was killed on Wednesday afternoon. Whether the arrested man is suspected of being the gunman or of another role, is not yet clear, Het Parool reports.
A man was killed in a shooting on Dostojevskisingel in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday afternoon, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter. Area residents say the victim is a 19-year-old rap musician and producer. People on social media claiming to be friends with the victim say the person killed is named “Bolle”, and that he was shot in the gut during an argument on the street.
The murder of Kerwin Duinmeijer will be commemorated on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. Exactly 35 years ago, the 15-year-old Antillean boy was stabbed to death by skinheads in the city.
A 25-year-old man from Amsterdam was injured in a shooting incident at an apartment building on Kleiburg in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Tuesday evening. Two men were arrested.
The shooting happened around 11:00 p.m. The injured man was taken to hospital. A spokesperson for the police could not say how badly he was hurt, Het Parool reports.
An 18-year-old man and a 29-year-old man was arrested in the vicinity of the shooting a short time later. The police are investigating their involvement.
The police arrested three suspects in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday night following a stabbing incident earlier in the evening. One person was injured, Het Parool reports.
At around 7:00 p.m. the police received a report of a stabbing at Develstein in Zuidoost. The victim was chasing the car of the perpetrator. The police managed to stop the car, and arrested all three people inside. They were taken to a police station for questioning.
Paramedics treated the victim at the scene.
Emergency services found a man with multiple stab wounds on a parking lot on Groesbeekdreef in Amsterdam Zuidoost at around 2:45 a.m. on Monday. The man was rushed to hospital after receiving first aid from a trauma doctor, AT5 reports.
The police are investigating at the scene. So far no arrests were made. The victim's current condition is unknown.
The police call on witnesses to come forward.
Liquor store Sneldrank in Amsterdam Zuidoost was severely damaged by an explosive during the early hours of Wednesday morning. One person was injured. The extent of the injuries is unclear, Het Parool reports.
The explosive went off at the liquor store in shopping center De Kameleon around 1:40 a.m., according to the police.
Video footage show that the store was badly damaged. Cars in the area also sustained damage, according to NH Nieuws.
The police are looking for witnesses.
The victim of a fatal shooting in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night, was a 19-year-old man, the police said on Friday.
The shooting happened on Krootstraat around 11:10 p.m. The police found the 19-year-old man in a car. Emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but it was to no avail. He died at the scene.
A 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was also injured in the shooting. He was taken to hospital.
The police arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting on Krootstraat in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night. The suspects are 22 and 23 years old and both from Amsterdam, Het Parool reports.
The shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. One person died at the scene. A 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was injured and taken to hospital.
One person was killed and another injured in a shooting on Krootstraat in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night. A possible suspect was arrested, the police said in a statement.
The shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. The wounded victim was rushed to hospital in unknown condition. "The other victim, despite intensive resuscitation, unfortunately died", the police said.
The police closed down the area around the shooting for investigation. Exactly what happened is not yet clear. No details about the victims' and suspect's identities were released.
A power outage in Amsterdam severely affected operations at the city's Schiphol Airport on Sunday. The problems began early in the morning, with electricity restored by 4:30 a.m., but inbound flights were put on hold, and arrivals were set to be reduced through at least 11 a.m. causing a knock-on effect to the airport's scheduled flights.
Some 67 departures and 66 arrivals were cancelled through 8 p.m., as well as dozens of delays, according to the airport.
The police fired warning shots during a confrontation with an unknown number of suspects on the parking lot of a retirement home on Nigtevechthof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Sunday night. Four suspects were arrested after a chase. No one was injured, the police said on Twitter.
Local residents called the police to report shots fired around 10:00 p.m. Witnesses told AT5 that a total of eight shots were fired, six of which happened in quick succession. The police can not yet say whether there was an actual shooting.
A pupil of the Bindelmeer College in Amsterdam Zuidoost was injured in a stabbing at the school on Thursday morning. She was stabbed in her lower body, but her injuries are not life threatening, a police spokesperson said to Het Parool.
The police responded to the secondary school on Dubbelink around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday. Another girl, also a pupil at the school, was arrested. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.
The police are talking to wintesses and investigating what happened. The spokesperson could not tell Het Parool how old the involved girls are.
The Amsterdam police arrested eight men in the Dutch capital on Wednesday in a large drug investigation with the Irish authorities. The suspects, four Dutch men, three Irish men and a Belgian, were arrested in different locations throughout the capital, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.
The police also seized over 150 thousand euros in cash, 175 kilograms of soft drugs, and a computer that generates bitcoins from two homes in Amsterdam Zuidoost.
The Amsterdam police may have stumbled across a serial killer in a missing person investigation. 44-year-old Sjonny W. from Amsterdam is suspected of gruesomely murdering two women, and involvement in the disappearance of a third, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday.
Armed perpetrators robbed a number of musicians at a music studio on Keienbergweg in Amsterdam Zuidoost during the early hours of Wednesday morning, AT5 reports.
The armed robbery happened around 2:45 a.m., as the musicians were leaving the music studio. They were threatened and robbed of their belongings. Exactly what was stolen is not clear.
The robbers fled with their loot. Police officers searched the area, but to no avail. The police call on witnesses to come forward.