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Water police
May 7 '18 10:20

Two people were seriously injured when two boats crashed into each other on De Brekken, a lake near the Friesland town of Lemmer, the police said on Twitter.

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday night. The two injured people were sailing on a dinghy. They collided with another vessel.

A 20-year-old man fro Lemmer was arrested. The police did not say how he was involved in the accident. According to the Telegraaf, he was steering the other vessel. 

Crime scene tape
May 7 '18 07:53

A 31-year-old man from The Hague stabbed and seriously hurt three people near train station Hollands Spoor in the city on Saturday afternoon. The police shot the suspect in the leg before being able to arrest him. All three victims and the suspect were still in hospital on Sunday afternoon, the police said.

Arrest
May 4 '18 12:50

A Dutch-Polish drug gang was busted in a combined effort by the Dutch, Polish and German police. The Dutch police raided multiple places in the south of the Netherlands on April 16th and 17th and arrested seven suspects. Another seven suspects were arrested in Poland. They are all suspected of being part of a criminal organization involved in drug trafficking and dealing in chemicals intended for the production of synthetic drugs, the police said on Friday.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
May 4 '18 09:19

A wild chase through Amsterdam Zuid ended with a crash into a streetlight on Stadionweg on Thursday night. Two people were arrested, the Telegraaf reports.

The car involved was stolen earlier on Thursday. "They did not benefit from it for long", a police spokesperson said to the newspaper. 

gele-politiejas
May 4 '18 08:57

The police found explosives while searching a farm on Welbergsedijk in Steenbergen on Thursday night. The explosives were stored in a shed. The resident of the farm was arrested, Omroep Brabant reports.

Emergency services were at the scene on a large scale, including multiple police cars, a fire truck and an ambulance. The area around the farm was closed to the public. The police also searched the garden with a sniffer dog.

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May 3 '18 15:30

The police arrested two men in connection with a 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. 

Crime scene
May 3 '18 12:10

Three persons were arrested at the port of Wageningen on Wednesday. They are suspected of dumping a money exchange machine in the Rijn river. Fire fighters found the machine while searching for a drowning person, De Gelderlander reports.

Emergency services responded to the port around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a person seen disappearing under water near 't Stek. The fire brigade deployed a diving team, and a police helicopter circled the area for a long time. No person was found.

Jail
May 3 '18 09:21

A friend of a Czech waiter who was assaulted by a group of Dutch men in Prague, is coming to the Netherlands next week to do his "own investigation" into the perpetrators, a spokesperson for the waiter's family said to news wire ANP.

Forensic team performs a trace evidence investigation at a crime scene
May 3 '18 07:17

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. 

Police
May 2 '18 12:50

A mother abandoned her 5 month old baby in a shopping center in Schiedam on Tuesday after she was caught shoplifting. Staff at De Nieuwe Passage shopping center saw her shoplifting and she left the baby behind when she tried to flee, RTV Rijnmond reports.

The baby's grandmother was also at the store. She tried to flee with another child, a toddler. The mother was arrested.

Police guard in a detention center
May 2 '18 10:04

The municipality of Weert is having a crisis debate on Wednesday regarding problems with criminal asylum seekers staying in the local asylum center. The municipality will discuss this issue with the central agency for the reception of asylum seekers COA, the Public Prosecutor, the police and the Repatriation and Departure Service, ANP reports.

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
May 1 '18 12:00

On Saturday night the police arrested a 30-year-old man from Capelle aan den IJssel for assaulting his ex-wife. The suspect was very aggressive and was placed in an isolation cell, where he took a bite out of the cell's padded wall, the police said in a statement.

Police officers responded to the victim's home around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night, after she called for help. At the home in the Middelwatering neighborhood of Capelle aan den IJssel, the officers found the woman covered in bruises. Her young child was with her.

arrestant-staat-voor-politiebalie
May 1 '18 10:00

Three people were arrested in the asylum center in Weert on Monday evening on suspicion of violence and vandalism. Initial reports stated that a man was threatening others with a firearm, but the police emphasize that this was not the case, the Telegraaf reports.

Sources told regional newspaper 1Limburg that tensions were high in the asylum center all day and that a man with a firearm threatened to shoot people. According to the police, this is not what happened and there was no question of a hostage situation.

Gavel
May 1 '18 08:40

The perpetrators whoin Ouenbosch early in March, let them self be locked into the bank for two days to do so, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

Rabobank
Apr 30 '18 08:35

The police arrested two men on Monday morning in connection with a early in March. Both suspects work for EBN - the company that provides security for the bank, the Telegraaf reports.

According to the Telegraaf, an alarm in the bank went off shortly before the robbery. Cameras recorded security guards behaving suspiciously. 

Gavel
Apr 27 '18 15:10

Three of seven Dutch people arrested in Prague for assaulting a waiter were sentenced to suspended prison sentences of eight months and deported from the Czech Republic. Two Dutch are still in custody, NU.nl reports.

Vehicle shot at on Achterharingvliet in Rotterdam, 27 April 2018
Apr 27 '18 11:50

Five people were arrested after a shooting on Achterharingvliet in Rotterdam city center on Friday morning. No one was injured in the shooting, RTV Rijnmond reports.

The police believe that shots were fired from a vehicle at a van. The police immediately stopped a van and arrested the five people in side. 

The other car sped away towards the A16. 

King's Day celebrators in Amsterdam, 27 April 2018
Apr 27 '18 11:11

The Amsterdam police arrested 31 people during King's Night festivities in the Dutch capital on Thursday night. The night was busy, but without any major incidents, Het Parool reports.

The number of arrests was about the same as last year, a spokesperson for the police said to the newspaper. Arrests were made for various violations, like pickpocketing and public intoxication.

"Nothing unusual happened. For our colleagues, the night was comparable to a busy weekend night. We of course did have more officers on the street", the police spokesperson said. 

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Apr 27 '18 08:16

An exam stunt at an Amsterdam secondary school devolved into at least a hundred pupils throwing fireworks, stones and eggs at passersby. One person was arrested for possession of a fake weapon, the police confirmed to RTL Nieuws.

This happened at CSB Buitenveldert on Thursday. The police responded to the school around 11:50 a.m. and quickly restored calm. No one was injured. The police spokesperson could not tell RTL whether there was any damage. 

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Apr 26 '18 11:40

One of two men attacked during Grindr dates in Dordrecht three weeks ago, was arrested by the police on Wednesday. The 33-year-old man is suspected of grooming - knowingly trying to make a date with an underage child, the police said in a statement.

Police guard in a detention center
Apr 26 '18 11:00

The police arrested a 33-year-old woman in an investigation into the death of a baby in Rotterdam. The woman is the mother of the 7-month-old boy, the police said in a statement.

The child was in Rotterdam-West on Wednesday morning. A mobile medical team was deployed to the scene, but the baby boy could not be saved.

gele-politiejas
Apr 26 '18 09:17

One of seven Dutch men arrested in Prague over the weekend for assaulting a waiter, is a police officer from Amsterdam. He is one of two suspects that have since been released from custody, the police confirmed to RTL Nieuws.

Police take DDoS provider Webstresser offline, 24 April 2018
Apr 25 '18 15:50

The Dutch police took a website offline on which DDoS attacks could be purchased for a small amount. The site - Webstresser.org - was the largest provider of such cyber attacks worldwide, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.

So-called booter or stresser sites, like Webstresser.org, are often used to set up DDoS attacks.

Police officers on the street
Apr 25 '18 07:51

Three police officers were attacked by a group of at least 20 people in Geldrop on Tuesday afternoon. They felt so threatened that the pulled their firearms to keep the mob at a distance. Four people were arrested, Omroep Brabant reports.

The three cops were writing a ticket on Bogardeind around 3:00 p.m. on Thursday. The man who was getting the fine got into an argument with the police. When they tried to arrest him, the man's friends stormed out of nearby hotel restaurant De Brabantse Boerin, where they were gathered.

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