arrests

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Apr 17 '18 15:00

A 19-year-old man from Rotterdam was arrested for a earlier this month. A 17-year-old boy from The Hague was killed.

The suspect is in restricted custody, ANP reports. That means he is only allowed contact with his lawyer.

Martin Kok
Apr 17 '18 09:37

The police arrested a second suspect for involvement in the assassination of crime writer  in Laren in 2016. The 25-year-old man from Utrecht was arrested in Den Bosch on Tuesday, NU.nl reports.

aanhouding-handboeien-2
Apr 17 '18 07:28

On Monday the police arrested four Dutch-Moroccan men on suspicion of involvement in terrorism. The men discussed an attack on the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, the Public Prosecutor said in a statement.

collegas-op-straat
Apr 16 '18 12:40

The police raided at least 15 locations in the south of the Netherlands on Monday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into drug production and trafficking. Six people were arrested, ANP reports.

In Echt, Limburg, the police found thousands of liters of raw materials used in the production of synthetic drugs. A drug lab and storage were found in Zaltbommel.

The police also raided locations in Venlo, Odiliapeel, Eindhoven, Den Bosch, Schijndel, Uden and Velden. What was found has not been revealed as yet.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Apr 16 '18 07:17

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.

Police at an apartment building on Stationstraat in Schiedam where the body of a newborn baby was found on a second floor balcony, 7 April 2018
Apr 12 '18 14:30

The police arrested a 19-year-old woman from Schiedam on Wednesday night in connection with a deceased baby found in the city on Saturday. The on the balcony of a second floor apartment on Stationstraat.

Police guard in a detention center
Apr 12 '18 13:10

The police found a man wanted for sbetween Coevorden and Emmen in February. It turns out the man was already in custody, AD reports.

Police officer and paramedic
Apr 11 '18 15:00

Three people were hurt in a stabbing in the Utrecht village of Waverveen on Tuesday afternoon. One person was arrested, the police said in a statement.

The police responded to a home on Selijnsweg around 4:25 p.m. and found that a stabbing incident took place in the home. A woman was hurt and a young man sustained minor injuries. The suspect, a man in a "disturbed state" according to the police, had multiple injuries.

aanhouding-handboeien-2
Apr 11 '18 13:40

The police arrested two 30-year-old men on Wednesday morning on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Alexander Gillis in Zaandam in 2014, NU.nl reports.

The suspects were arrested in Houten and Purmerend based on new information that surfaced in the investigation into this assassination. The suspects will be arraigned on Friday.

Police guard in a detention center
Apr 10 '18 16:30

Two men from Deventer has been in custody since March 26th on suspicion of financing terrorism in Syria, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday.

The suspects, aged 28 and 36 years, surfaced during an international investigation into terrorism financing. Between 2015 and their arrest, they paid money to jihadists fighting in Syria through exchange offices in Turkey, according to the prosecutor. They did so on behalf of the Dutch jihadists' friends and family. The Prosecutor did not say how much money was involved. 

Schiphol
Apr 10 '18 08:16

The police arrested a pilot who was under the influence of alcohol at Schiphol Airport on Monday morning. The pilot was preparing for takeoff when the police removed him from the plane.

A breathalyzer revealed that the pilot had 0.9 per mille alcohol in his blood, while the limit for flight personnel is 0.2 per mille. Airline personnel are also not allowed to consume any alcohol 10 hours before a flight.

Droomvlucht at Efteling
Apr 9 '18 12:00

Several people sustained minor injuries during a large brawl at amusement park Efteling on Sunday afternoon. A total of seven people were arrested, five for involvement in the brawl, and two for threatening the police, Eindhovens Dagblad reports.

The fight happened near ride Droomvlucht. Police officers and Efteling employees broke up the fight. Two men and a woman from Amsterdam, a woman from Den Bosch, and a woman from Oisterwijk were arrested for the brawl.

During the arrest, two men from Amsterdam insulted and threatened the police officers. They were also arrested.

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Apr 9 '18 09:55

A 26-year-old man from Amsterdam was seriously injured in a stabbing at a beach party in Bloemendaal on Sunday night. One suspect was arrested.

The stabbing happened at the beach entrance to the boulevard on Zeeweg around 11:30 p.m., Het Parool reports The victim was rushed to hospital in a helicopter. The police arrested a 24-year-old man from Almere.

About an hour before the stabbing, the police also responded to the beach party after a report of shots fired. 

The police are investigating. 

Police guard in a detention center
Apr 5 '18 11:00

One of t for the assassination of , the brother of a key witness in the investigations into gang related assassinations in Amsterdam and Utrecht, is the director of a tropical plant nursery in the Zuid-Holland village of De Lier, newspaper AD reports. 

Ambulance
Apr 4 '18 11:50

A 19-year-old man who was seriously injured in a stabbing at a birthday party in Den Ham, Overijssel, on Sunday, died of his injuries in hospital on Wednesday, RTL Nieuws reports

A fight started during the party and escalated into a stabbing. Emergency services resuscitated the victim, a man from Zwolle, and rushed him to a hospital in Almelo. He underwent surgery, but passed away on Wednesday. 

The police arrested an 18-year-old man from De Ham for the stabbing. 

Shurandy S., gunman in the murder of Reduan Bakkali on TT. Melissaweg in Amsterdam, 29 March 2018
Apr 3 '18 10:50

The police released screenshots from showing the gunman responsible for the murder of in Amsterdam on Thursday morning.

aanhouding-op-straat
Apr 3 '18 08:50

A shooting on a parking lot on Leuvensbroek in Nijmegen left one person injured. Two suspects were arrested, Tubantia reports.

The shooting happened around 6:00 p.m. on Monday. The victim was not seriously injured, a spokesperson for the police told the newspaper. 

The police closed down a shopping center in the neighborhood with crime scene tape, and a police helicopter was seen flying over the neighborhood for some time. 

Police guard in a detention center
Apr 2 '18 11:50

The police arrested three suspects in connection with the, brother of key witness Nabil Bakkali, in Amsterdam on Thursday. The main suspect was arrested on Friday night, the other two on Saturday morning, the police said in a statement. 

Horses and geese in Oostvaardersplassen near Lelystad
Apr 2 '18 10:29

A woman was injured and five people were arrested during a protest at the visitor center of nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen near Lelystad on Sunday. The woman was hurt by a police baton, and the five people were arrested for breaking open a gate at the closed visitor center, AD and ANP report.

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Mar 28 '18 13:30

A 32-year-old man from Arnhem stabbed three people in the Amsterdam neighborhood of De Baarsjes in an apparent attempt to steal their scooters and car on Tuesday night. He was arrested a short time later, the police said in a statement on Wednesday. 

Around 11:00 p.m. the man jumped in front of a moving scooter on Jan Evertsenstraat and demanded that the scooter rider hand over the vehicle. The driver refused, and got stabbed. The man fled, leaving the victim bleeding on the street. 

Police guard in a detention center
Mar 28 '18 11:30

On Wednesday morning the police arrested a 24-year-old man from Breda for violently robbing a 78-year-old woman in her home in Bladel last year. This robbery is linked to several other robberies committed based on information from Rabobank employees about customers who withdrew large sums of money from the bank.

The 78-year-old woman was seriously injured in the robbery in September 2017. The police believe she lay injured in her home for hours before being discovered, according to Omroep Brabant. The suspect was arrested in his home in Breda around 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

Martin Kok
Mar 28 '18 10:06

A  24-year-old man from Utrecht was arrested for the murder of former criminal and crime writer in Laren in 2016.

The suspect was already detained in the prison in Alphen aan den Rijn on suspicion of another crime, RTL Nieuws reports. He was again arrested on Wednesday morning on suspicion of involvement in Kok's murder. He is in restricted custody, which means that he is only allowed contact with his lawyer.

Rotterdam Centraal
Mar 27 '18 08:24

Several platforms at Rotterdam Central Station were evacuated on Tuesday morning after the discovery of an abandoned bag. The owner of the bag was arrested. According to the police, he is "disturbed" and being questioned. 

Early reports say that wires were seen protruding from the bag. The bag was discovered shortly after 8:00 a.m., just as morning rush hour was getting under way. Platforms 2, 3 and 4 were evacuated as a precaution, the police said on Twitter. Reporters at the scene say that tracks 2 to 7 were cleared. 

collegas-op-straat
Mar 26 '18 13:00

British football association FA released a statement condemning English football fans' behavior in Amsterdam around a friendly match between the Dutch and English teams on Friday. Around 100 British football fans were arrested in the Dutch capital on Thursday and Friday, mostly for disrupting public order, according to RTL Nieuws.

Most of the arrested supporters have since been fined and sent home, according to the broadcaster.

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