Police raided a house in Sneek, Friesland and arrested three people suspected of cannabis cultivation and money laundering last week. A financial investigation showed that two of the suspects received 440,000 euros in the virtual currency, Bitcoins, police states in a press release.
An inquest into the death of Mariska Peters determined she was strangled, police revealed Thursday. The body of 21-year old Nijmegen residents was found in the woods after she had been missing for two weeks.
A suspect has been arrested in relation to a fatal shooting that took place in Breda, Noord-Brabant in 2006, the police released.
Three men were arrested by special police task forces in Amsterdam on Friday as part of a criminal investigation into the illegal possession of weaponry. The three were in possession of heavy firearms and grenades at the time of their arrest, police said Monday.
The police arrested a 67 year old Rotterdam resident in the Maasstad Hospital on Friday. The man is suspected of causing the explosion in an apartment on Moddermanstraat in Schiebroek, Rotterdam on Sunday, February 1st. He will appear before the magistrate today.
The 22 year old S. K. was arrested on January 4th on suspicion of involvement in the importation of 1,200 kilograms of cocaine on the Westerschelde in December. K. is a crew member of a cargo ship
A police officer was injured in Hilversum on Friday night/Saturday morning after trying stop a scooter. One of the officers was dragged behind the scooter for 15 meters.
A 21-year old Polish man was held by witnesses and bystanders and handed over to police in The Hague on Sunday after allegedly stealing a mobile phone from a woman working in a local massage parlour.
Dutch journalist Frederike Geerdink was brought in for questioning by Turkey's terrorism police Tuesday to determine if she is spreading "propaganda for terrorist organization," she said on Twitter. Her house was searched by an eight person terrorism squad.
A 21 year man from Zaltbommel was arrested last night on suspicion of wanting to set a car on fire in Veen, Noord-Brabant.
The Magistrate has decided that Willem Holleeder will be detained for a further two weeks, following his arrest on Saturday, December 13. Willem Holleeder was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the assassinations on Kees Houtman in 2005 and Thomas van der Bijl in 2006.
Three suspects were arrested in Gelderland on December 9, thought to be importers and dealers of illegal fireworks in the Netherlands. Through the course of their investigation, police say they confiscated eight thousand kilograms of illegal fireworks in the suspects' possession.
At least 118 arrests have been made in connection with a global investigation aimed at ending the fraudulent purchase of airline tickets. Arrests came via the Global Airport Action, an alliance formed by centers at Europol in The Hague, Interpol in Singapore and Ameripol in Bogota. Several of those arrested were in the Netherlands.
On Thursday morning the police arrested a 27 year old resident of Calaislaan in Eindoven for threatening a mechanic with a firearm or similar object.
Dozens of people in Amsterdam protested the inclusion of Zwarte Piet in the city’s annual Sinterklaas parade. Protestors were corralled in Beursplein in front of the city’s centrally-located stock exchange during Sunday’s event.
Nearly 90 people were arrested in Gouda yesterday for arguing over the presence of blackfaced Zwarte Piet characters at the city’s annual arrival of Sinterklaas celebration. Those taken into custody were a mix of protestors and Zwarte Piet supporters, police told broadcaster Omroep West.
On Monday the police arrested a 28 year old resident of Emmen for threatening a 35 year old man with a chainsaw.
On Tuesday morning the police arrested a man suspected of involvement in the robbery and assault of three people in Rotterdam who thought he was selling baby formula.
On Monday night the police stopped a car in Maastricht for a traffic control check and found a large amount of money.
The police arrested a 24 year old man from Groningen of Saturday September 13th, for having about 600 kilograms of fireworks in his possession.
A man was arrested at Utrecht Centraal for having a fake machine gun with him.
In Bergen op Zoom, a 35-year-old employee of ING has confessed to aiding a fraud action that stole an estimated €1.5 million from several clients, the NOS reports.
In The Hague, police arrested a 29-year-old man in his home Tuesday on suspicion of his involvement in the jihadist forces in Syria. According to the police, he is also suspected of possessing incendiary texts. The man is one of several arrested by the police for traveling in or out of Syria.
According to German Authorities, a grow shop in The Hague's Mandarijnstraat was the epicenter of the biggest ever credit fraud case of The Netherlands, in which €30 million was stolen in one night, De Telegraaf reports.