A woman charged with trying to steal jewelry from hundreds of retirement homes was sentenced on Tuesday to two and a half years in prison, with ten months probation. The court in Almelo also ordered the woman to pay 45,000 euros in damages to the dozens of elderly victims she is accused of robbed.
Police in Tilburg arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly throwing a punch at a NS train chief conductor after he was slapped with a fine for riding the railway without a ticket. The suspect later shouted “I’ll kill you!” at the worker, while holding a Stanley knife, police reported.
Zakaria G. is appealing the three years prison sentence he received for his involvement in the fatal jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year. According to his lawyer Valeri Lantain, Zakaria G. has always maintained that he is innocent and therefore does not agree with the punishment, Omroep Brabant reports.
The Labour Party (PvdA) is making headway with its plan to reverse the burden of proof of earthquake damages caused by gas extraction in Groningen, reports De Telegraaf. MP Jan Vos submitted a proposal to this effect to Cabinet, he said on Wednesday. The Cabinet will have the chance to vote on the proposal Tuesday, says the newspaper.
Former No Surrender motorcycle club member Lau G. has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two men in Venray in 2006. His accomplice, Geert G., was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Lawyer firm Prakken d'Oliveira has filed a lawsuit against the Dutch government for the AIVD eavesdropping on lawyers' conversations with clients, Volkskrant reports.
Authorities in the Netherlands visited the home of the 32-year-old Hague resident arrested as a suspect involved in the Tuesday morning fire at the British Embassy, police spokesman Loek Houtepen told NL Times. His house was searched for evidence related to the fire, but police would not reveal what, if anything, was removed.
The man suspected of pimping a 16 year old girl to as many as 80 men in Limburg was remanded into custody today. The court in Maastricht called the suspect, Armin A., both a flight risk and at risk of committing the crime again, according to Hart van Nederland.
The 42-year-old suspect arrested for selling fake cocaine to Danish tourists is under investigation for attempted murder. He is accused of selling the three Danes white heroin instead of cocaine, which led to their hospitalisation.
On Wednesday morning the court ruled that the work strike announced by police unions around the Global Conference on Cyberspace is not allowed to take place.
The prison sentences for six young Nieuw Sloten football players and one player's father, convicted in the manslaughter death of Richard Nieuwenhuizen, were upheld today by the highest court in the Netherlands. The seven people were convicted of kicking and beating the football linesman on December 2, 2012 when they were dissatisfied with the outcome of a match.
Suspected jihadist Azzedine C., better known as Abou Moussa, wants PvdA parliamentarian Ahmed Marcouch to be questioned, his lawyer, André Seebregts said during a hearing in Amsterdam on Tuesday.
The ChristenUnie today proposed modifying the constitution to give courts the power to ban parties and groups that want to overthrow the democratic constitutional state.
The Dutch Public Prosecutor demanded a 3.5-year prison sentence against Zakaria G., suspected of involvement in the Goldies jewelry store robbery in Deurne, on Wednesday, Omroep Brabant reports.
A court in East Brabant sentenced 45-year old Willy Selten to 30 months in prison for falsifying invoices, delivery notes and written statements, and using these fake documents in meat trading in two companies. Selten denied knowingly tampering with meat and claimed the fraud incident only to be an administrative error in late March.
The drug dealer suspected of selling white heroin as cocaine will remain in custody for two weeks, the court in Amsterdam decided after his arraignment this morning. The magistrate decided that there are enough "serious objections" against him to keep him in custody, Volkskrant reports.
Privacy watchdog Privacy First has filed a lawsuit against the State stating that speed limit cameras violate the privacy of citizens, RTL reports. The court will handle this case this month.
The Public Prosecutor has demanded a 20 year prison sentence against the 52 year old man suspected of shooting and killing 31 year old rapper Charlton ‘Challa’ Wondel on May 4th last year.
The court in Assen has sentenced Antonio van der P. and Enise B. to 16 and 12 years in prison respectively. The duo, better known as the Dutch Bonnie and Clyde, went on a two week crime spree through the Netherlands last year, starting with a robbery in Echten, Drenthe and ending with their arrest at a hotel in Schwerte, Germany. They were not present at the court during the ruling.
Police in Utrecht arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of swindling residents in a solar panel scam. The suspect visited several homes promising to install solar panels, and collecting a deposit in advance for the work.
Bart van U (39) will appear in court on April 24th for the murder of his sister, Lois van U. Van U. is also a suspect in the murder of former minister Els Borst.
The court in Arnhem today found an egg hatchery and three hen farms guilty of keeping more chickens than was allowed through forgery. The businesses were given a fine and the managers were sentenced to community service. The court did however rule that there was not enough evidence to prove that the businesses were selling normal eggs as free range eggs.
Zakaria G., one of the people suspected of involvement in the robbery at jewelry store Goldies in Deurne, will be reappearing in the court in Den Bosch today.
Two suspected shooters in the Amsterdam Staatsliedenbuurt assassination case, Adil "Kinker" A. and Anouar "Popeye" B., stood before the court on Monday. Two motorcycle police officers under fire that night were terrified, they told the court, with a reconsruction of the night suggesting Russian-made armour piercing bullets were used, according to NOS. Bullets were found all over the neighborhood after offenders fled the scene.