The police arrested a 26 year old man in Papendrecht on Thursday in connection with the death of a baby girl early this month. The suspect is the boyfriend of the baby's mother, but not the girl's father
With New Year's eve approaching, the police are once again discovering large amounts of illegal fireworks all across the Netherlands. In the past month alone, the police have confiscated 3,403 kilograms of illegal fireworks and arrested numerous suspects.
The police arrested seven men between the ages of 25 and 50 years old on Tuesday and Wednesday on suspicion of having sex with underage prostitutes. The suspects come from Noord Holland and Flevoland.
Police in Rotterdam found 1 million euros in cash in the trunk of a car at a gas station along the A13 on Sunday night. Officers arrested the driver and confiscated the cash. The man will appear before the magistrate on Wednesday facing charges of money laundering.
The police have arrested a 31 year old woman from Alkmaar on Wednesday in connection with the bodies of two babies found in Heeruhugowaard earlier this month. The woman is the children's mother.
A red card in the match between RKSV Neunen and VV Gestel on Saturday led to the VV Gestel goalkeeper being arrested for headbutting the referee.
The police arrested a 39 year old man from Rosmalen on Thursday for posting a death threat against 'sHertogenbosch mayor Ton Rombouts online due to the planned refugee center in Coudewater.
A 14-year-old bicycle thief was arrested in Varsseveld on Tuesday after a short chase and a struggle, during which he tried to steal the arresting officer's gun.
The 38-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of one woman and the aggravated assault of another in Leeuwarden on Monday, should never have been released from the psychiatric institution. The mental health system "left him to his fate".
Three more people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the emergency refugee shelter in Woerden earlier this month.
A 45-year-old man shot himself with a crossbow when the police tried to arrest him in a home on Van Nidekstraat in Velsen-Noord. A severely injured woman, 49, was also discovered in the home.
Two violent incidents in Leeuwarden on Monday afternoon left one woman badly injured and another woman dead. One man, a 38-year-old former psychiatric patient, has turned himself into the police in connection with both incidents.
A 27-year-old officer for the Koninklijke Marechaussee, the Royal Military Police, was arrested late last month on suspicion of leaking sensitive information about investigations to crime groups.
The police arrested a 45 year old police officer in Eindhoven on Monday morning. He is suspected of breaking his professional secrecy by leaking official information, the Public Prosecutor announced.
The anniversary edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event was extremely successful, with 365 thousand people attending the 1,001 events with 2,289 artists and 485 speakers.
Five residents from Amsterdam and Zaandam have been taken into custody under suspicion of human trafficking and the exploitation of workers from Eastern Europe. The investigation into forgery and exploitation was launched by the Inspectorate of Social Affairs and the Functional Public Prosecution of the Prosecutor.
On Friday afternoon the police discovered the third body in a small West Brabant town in two days. The body was found in a home on Hameldonk in Raamsdonksveer. On Thursday two bodies were discovered at a small vacation home between Hooge Zwaluwe and Drimmelen. All three victims were murdered.
A 61 year old man was arrested in Amstelveen on suspicion of committing war crimes in Ethiopia in the late 70's as a representative of the former Derg regime. According to the Public Prosecutor, the man is accused of the imprisonment, torture and murder of opponents of the former regime. The man has been living in the Netherlands for some time and has received Dutch nationality.
An information evening in Rotterdam about plans to open an asylum center in the neighborhood Beverwaard on Thursday night, ended with three people arrested for throwing stones at police officers and destroying squad cars.
The police arrested four members of outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah on Tuesday morning in connection with the murder of 28 year old Breda man Rudi Schouten on April 3rd.
On Friday the Groningen police arrested two suspects in connection with the extortion and bombings of several stores of supermarket chain Jumbo over the past few months. The suspects are in custody and will be questioned by the police in the coming days.
A total of ten people were arrested in Utrecht on Sunday after a demonstration organized by anti-Islam movement Pegida Nederland got out of hand. All but one of these suspects have since been released.
A man was held hostage for several hours in Roermond on Sunday after being forced into a car on Stationsplein around 4:30 p.m. The police have arrested three suspects on suspicion of deprivation of freedom.