Twenty years after the murder of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen in Brunssummerheide, the Dutch authorities managed to identify a suspect. The suspect is 55-year-old Jos B. from Simpelveld. The police do not know where he is at this time, and placed him on the national wanted list on Wednesday.
Dutch real estate magnate Frank Zweegers was arrested on the Italian island of Capri on Thursday. During a routine check on a number of luxury yachts, the Italian authorities discovered that there was an European arrest warrant against Zweegers, who is wanted in Belgium for bribing a highly placed police officer, the Volkskrant reports.
Three children kidnapped from Enschede by their father on May 19th, have been found alive and well, the police said in a statement on Saturday. They were found with their father on a train in Hungary on May 30th. The father was arrested and the three kids returned to the Netherlands on Saturday.
The Dutch police arrested a 28-year-old Dutch-Moroccan in Utrecht last week in connection with 17 ATM bombings committed in Germany. The man was arrested based on a European arrest warrant. An accomplice is still on the run, NOS reports.
It is believed that this man is part of the so-called Audi Gang - a gang of mostly Dutch criminals who commit ATM bombings across the border in Germany and speed away in fast stolen cars, mostly Audis.
Romania etradited former No Surrender member Sooi de C. to the Netherlands. He was taken into Dutch custody on Tuesday and will be arrainged later this week, the police and Public Prosecutor confirmed to ANP.
The Dutch authorities decided to withdraw an extradition request for Eggheads star CJ de Mooi. The request was based on claims De Mooi makes in his autobiography about killing an armed mugger in Amsterdam in 1988, the Daily Mail reports.
Two Serbian men were arrested at Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday last week in connection with robberies in Germany and Austria respectively, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday.
A Eritrean man has been found and arrested in a Dutch azc for the alleged murder of his 23-year-old Eritrean girlfriend in German on August 12 last year, reported the OM website. The man was arrested in Deventer last Thursday.
A 27 year old woman from Ede was arrested in Croatia, at the request of the Dutch police, on June 21st in connection with a burglary in De Wijk in 2012. She was arrested based on a DNA match.
A police officer who specializes in tracking town British fugitives arrested one such British fugitive on Dam square on Tuesday morning after spotting him on the street. The police filmed the arrest.
Two men suspected of the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Haarlem in late February were apprehended in Helsinki, Finland in early March, Finnish newspaper Iltalehti reported on Friday. The Russian men were caught by Finnish customs officers after discovering an unusually large amount of expensive jewelry and watches with them.
A 55-year-old Dutchman was arrested in his villa in Boliqueime, Portugal suspected of leading an international prostitution network. The man recruited expensive prostitutes in Paris, London and Amsterdam from over the internet to offer to local clients at a premium price.