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Syria rebel
Sep 3 '14 11:57

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.

Aug 20 '14 10:00

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.

German Machine Gun
Aug 14 '14 09:22

After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.

Soup
Aug 12 '14 13:43

A homeless man threw hot soup in the face of a police officer after hearing that he would not be allowed to sleep at the police station in Den Bosch, RTL Nieuws reports.

Bikes in Amsterdam
Aug 4 '14 15:33

A habitual bike thief in Amsterdam has picked the wrong bike to steal for the third time in a row. The 48-year-old recidivist stole one of the police's 'bait bikes' on Sunday, resulting in his immediate arrest.

Aug 1 '14 14:27

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is on its way back to The Netherlands after being seized by the Russian coastguard in Murmansk in September of last year, De Volkskrant reports.

Carabinieri
Aug 1 '14 11:58

A member of the notorious Italian 'Ndrangheta' mob has been arrested in a large-scale sting operation directed at mafia operations in Europe. The 46-year old Marc B., who runs a restaurant in Amsterdam, was arrested in February on suspicion of involvement in the mafia, including the delivery of cocaine to the Ndrangheta, De Volkskrant reports.

Police sign
Jul 28 '14 13:20

During an alcohol control in Den Haag on Sunday morning, a car was stopped at a checkpoint. In an attempt to evade the control, however, the driver drove off. A policeman was dragged alongside the vehicle for several dozen meters, the police report.

Shooting Alphen
Jul 22 '14 10:05

A 46-year-old man was shot dead at a shopping center in Alphen aan den Rijn on Monday. The police have arrested a 37-year-old man in relation to the incident.

Rabbit
Jul 21 '14 15:57

A 50-year old man from Dorst has been arrested for illegally killing a rabbit. During the arrest, the police discovered an air rifle and a dead rabbit in the back of the suspect's vehicle.

Jun 26 '14 13:44

Police in Eindhoven arrested a 53-year-old man Tuesday afternoon in relation to a case of assault in which a 73-year-old man from the same neighborhood broke his hip.

Bicycle
Jun 23 '14 14:09

A family bicycling through Vught were hit by a drunk driver on Saturday evening. One of the cyclists had a two-year-old boy on the back. The boy was left with a head injury after the collision.

Jun 20 '14 13:21

Four people were arrested in Heerlen and Geleen this week, in suspicion of working together to prostitute underage girls. The police also arrested a client of the prostitutes, who are around the age of 15.

Jun 5 '14 15:29

A 52-year-old driver was arrested on Monday evening in Nijmegen in connection with a hit-and-run crash, and abandoning his two grandchildren in his wrecked car. Police had sought the perpetrator since the incident on May 19th, which had also resulted in a 28-year-old man, from Nistelrode, Noord-Brabant, being injured.

May 29 '14 10:38

A man brandishing a sledgehammer as well as a firearm attacked a police officer on the Hellendaalstraat in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The police officer shot the attacker in the leg.

May 22 '14 13:26

A 14-year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and violation. From August of last year, the boy is thought to have performed at least 17 attacks on roads and bicycle paths in the forests between Nijmegen and Malden, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

May 13 '14 09:24

An unidentified man jumped on a table during a live broadcast of the news show RTL Late Night on Monday. Police have apprehended the man and taken him to the station. A spokesperson for the police says the man was arrest on a count of threatening, though who he exactly threatened is unclear.

Apr 30 '14 08:31

For the first time, a Dutch national has been arrested because he fought in Syria. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced on Tuesday that the 20-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested last week. According to the OM, he was carrying "terror-inciting texts" with him and planned a trip to Syria. The man is not suspected of recruiting other people for jihad.

Apr 11 '14 14:44

The man who was caught at The Hague Central Station during the Nuclear Security Summit last month appears to have had no terrorist plot, but was in fact a robber.

Apr 11 '14 14:10

A 13-year old boy was apprehended at his home in Tilburg on Friday morning in relation to the abuse of a female teacher in class on Wednesday.

Graves
Apr 9 '14 15:00

A 59-year old woman has been apprehended for destruction and theft at various grave sites and various graveyards, Omroep Gelderland reports.

Apr 8 '14 14:24

A 61-year old man and a 59-year old woman from Apeldoorn were apprehended on Tuesday morning in suspicion of swindling, white washing and forgery.

Apr 3 '14 09:32

Police and the Department of Justice in Drenthe have been busy for almost one-and-a-half years with unsolved murder cases due to there being insufficient links. These cases may now finally have been solved.

Police sign
Mar 31 '14 08:08

A 75-year old woman has been heavily injured after being pushed off a train station platform on Saturday evening in Den Haag Centraal Station. Three men have been apprehended as suspects of heavy assault, the police announce.

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