The Dutch police arrested 60 people last week in a national action against roaming criminal gangs. Detainees include suspected shoplifters, drug traffickers and dealers, burglars and identity thieves, the police announced in a statement.
The police raided a total of 19 different locations on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into organized crime in Groningen. So far 13 people were arrested, the police announced in a statement.
At Theater Festival Boulevard Den Bosch, an "organized group of criminals" has been actively funneling false €50 notes through the restaurants and tents at the festival, the organizers tell Omroep Brabant.
One of the suspects in the case of the murder of Curaçao politician Helmin Wiels received 60,000 Antillian guilders (around €23,000) the day after the murder. He got this money from L.F., nicknamed 'Pretu', who committed suicide in a Curaçao police cell last year, where he was incarcerated in connection with the murder of Wiels on the 5th of May, 2013, the ANP reports.