A hapless robber trying to hold up a supermarket on Linnauesplein in Groningen Tuesday night found himself overpowered by a customer and several store employees instead.
The police arrested a 63 year old man and a 39 year old woman in Franeker on Wednesday. The man is suspected of money laundering, force prostitution and exploitation. Three people laid charges against him.
Dutch singer Nick MacKenzie has been arrested as part of the criminal investigation into the execution of Gintas Macionis and the two criminal organizations believed to have been involved in his death.
The police managed to locate the phone of the man whose daughter died in the Carnival accident in Ter Apel on February 14th. The phone was in the possession of a 21 year old man from Ter Apel, who was arrested on the spot.
Another NS employee was assaulted by a passenger on Thursday night at Utrecht Central Station. The 50 year old man from Den Dolder has been arrested.
Three Ajax youth players were arrested last night for assaulting a police officer wearing civilian clothes, De Telegraaf reports.
Ajax hooligans tried to take revenge on Feyenoord supporters for the fire at the Ajax supporters' home, but were stopped by the police, RTV Noord Holland reports. The retaliation was planned for the mach between Heracles and Feyenoord on February 14th.
The Amsterdam police possibly prevented a "rip deal" on February 25th by arresting a total of 6 people. The term rip deal is used to describe a crime where a drug dealer is killed to avoid paying for goods.
An Australian man has been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of abusing at least 8 children in a horrible way. The body of a 10 year old girl, who was (probably) killed by his abuse and mistreatment, was found in a house that the suspect used to rent. Her body has been unearthed from the floor of the house for further investigation.
A 41-year-old teacher of a primary school in Ell, Limburg, has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography, NOS reports.
The 51 year old man arrested on suspicion of involvement in the death of 21 year old Mariska Peters is her uncle Johan Peters. The suspect helped in the search for Mariska and even led the way during the silent march after her death, Hart Van Nederland reports.
The police arrested a 51 year old man from Nijmegen this morning on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Mariska Peters. The suspect is related to Peters.
The police yesterday arrested a second suspect in the attempted houseboat robbery on Panamakade in Amsterdam. The investigation is still ongoing and the police expect that there may be one more arrest.
On Wednesday morning the police arrested an 8th suspect in the investigation into the shooting on Iepenlaan in Terneuzen on December 16th last year.
The police have found 55 kilograms of ecstasy,various products related to the manufacture of the drug as well as 200 thousand euros in cash on a site on Slesignerstraat in Brunssum.
Several people were injured in the riots that broke out at the Philips stadium in Eindhoven after the football match between Ajax and PSV, NOS reports.
The police arrested a total of 42 suspects around the AS Roma vs Feyenoord match in Rotterdam yesterday. Most of the arrests were made for offenses such as failing to comply with an order, fighting, lighting fireworks and possession of weapons (mostly knives).
It seems that Rotterdam taxi drivers are following the example of taxi drivers in The Hague when it comes to UberPOP drivers.
Four people were wounded in a fire in a first-floor home on Witte de Withstraat in Amsterdam last night. The police arrested a 58 year old man and a 52 year old woman on suspicion of cannabis cultivation, AT5 reports.
The fire started in the house's kitchen around 20:15 last night. Among the wounded were the upstairs and downstairs neighbors and two police officers who were first on the scene. According to the fire department, the victims inhaled a lot of smoke. The two neighbors and one police officer were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The 46 people arrested on Tuesday for occupying the University of Amsterdam's Bungehuis building have been conditionally released with a probationary period by the Amsterdam Public Prosecutor (OM).
The police arrested a 28 year old Rotterdam resident i a house in Maassluis on Tuesday afternoon. The man is suspected of shooting and killing a 24 year old man in Rotterdam on the night of February 3rd to February 4th.
Police evicted the occupiers of the Bungehuis on Tuesday morning and early afternoon, reporting a total of 46 arrests. The removal of De Nieuwe Unviersiteit (The New University) protesters from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) building began peacefully, but proved more difficult when students outside the building blocked police trucks from entering the property.
The police arrested a man and a woman this morning in connection with the shooting incident on Iepenlaan in Terneuzen on December 16th last year. This was done during a large police operation.
The Belgian police have arrested three suspects in connection with the ING ATM bombing in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda Monday morning and the subsequent shootout with police in Belgium. According to the police, a great deal of damage was done to the building where the cash machine was located, but the perpetrators did not make off with any money.