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Ecstasy pills confiscate in a dark web drug bust in Brunssum, 16 May 2018
May 18 '18 15:20

On Tuesday the police busted a drug network in Brunssum, Limburg. Four men were arrested for trading drugs on the dark web, and sending drugs all across the world through the regular postal service, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday. 

This investigation was launched after PostNL found drugs in packages during a drug check. According to the Prosecutor, the suspects had clients all over the world and sent drugs, mostly ecstasy, to their clients in normal postal packages and envelopes.

Jan 26 '18 11:50

Between 2014 and 2016 the number of recorded deaths caused by a drug overdose nearly doubled, according to the National Drug Monitor by the Trimbos Institute and research and documentation center WODC, NOS reports reports.

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Aug 22 '17 12:20

The police discovered a heroin lab in an apartment building on Dotterlei in Capelle aan den IJssel on Sunday night. When police officers arrived at the 3rd floor apartment's door, one of the suspects inside decided to run for it by jumping through the window, the Telegraaf reports.

The 26-year-old man from Rotterdam miraculously survived the jump without breaking any bones and fled further on foot. A motorcycle officer arrested him at a subway station later, according to the police.

1,100 kilos of heroin seized at the port of Antwerp, shipped from Iran
Feb 23 '17 09:20

On Tuesday the Dutch police arrested six persons in connection with the discovery of 1,100 kilograms of heroin in a container from Iran, the police said in a statement. The drugs' street value is around 34 million euros, according to the police. More arrests may follow.

The arrests were made after the Dutch authorities and Belgian authorities jointly searched a container from Iran in the port of Antwerp on Monday. In it they found the drugs hidden in two baking machines. The drugs were removed and the container was sent on to its destination.

Jan 30 '17 15:40

A large quantity of heroin was discovered on a small aircraft at the Teuge Airport in Gelderland earlier this month, the police announced on Monday. The crew of the small aircraft was searched and two Germans, age 28 and 30 years, were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

Jan 18 '17 16:15

Last year a total amount of 13,312 kilograms of cocaine was intercepted at the port of Rotterdam, breaking the 2013 record of 9,800 kilograms, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday. According to the prosecutor, the number of cocaine seizures did not increase, but the size of them did.

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Jan 10 '17 13:45

Kicking a GHB addiction is one of the most difficult to do, similar to getting rid of a heroin addiction, according to researchers at Radboud University in a study done on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Public Health. The reason for this, the researchers concluded, is that GHB addicts only see the positive effects of the drug, even long after going through withdrawal and losing dependency, the Volkskrant reports. 

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Aug 9 '16 11:00

Customs and police officers discovered 110 kilograms of cocaine while checking the cargo of an Iranian truck in Amsterdam's Westelijk Havengebied on July 28th, the investigative department for the Tax Authorities FIOD announced. Three men were arrested.

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Jul 21 '16 15:50

The Maastricht police seized about 70 kilograms of what is believed to be heroin in a warehouse on Sint Gerardusweg on Tuesday. This bust forms part of a larger investigation into drug trafficking in the city.

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Jul 15 '16 12:55

A home on Wagensaarstraat in Amsterdam has been cordoned off after the police found 11 kilograms of heroin and 4 kilos of a mixing agent in the house last month

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Mar 15 '16 08:00

The millions of euros of profit Slotervaart hospital made with the production of heroin, was only ever reported in a secret annual report. And not a matter of publicly available information, as Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health led Parliament to believe

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Mar 4 '16 11:14

The police confiscated 1,200 kilograms of heroin in an office building on Passerelstraat in Rotterdam earlier this week. The drugs were destroyed on Wednesday.

Dec 11 '15 15:05

A court in Birmingham, England sentenced three out of four Dutch men to a combined 70 years in prison for their roles in smuggling more than 2 billion euros in cocaine and heroin into England using second-hand ambulances

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Nov 13 '15 08:41

Much of the Slotervaart Hospital's business was done "off the books", with nothing written down. The hospital is accused of making millions of euros in profits by producing and distributing heroin and concealing the revenues.

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Oct 1 '15 14:36

The Public Prosecutor in Amsterdam seems to be back to square one after 6 witnesses have recounted not being able to recognise 42-year-old cocaine dealer Flip S., the man authorities say was responsible for sickening at least three people by giving them white heroin instead of cocaine. His lawyer, Gerald Roethof, has called for the suspect's provisional release from custody.

Oct 1 '15 07:55

Four Dutch men have been arrested in Birmingham for smuggling around 38 million worth of class A drugs from the Netherlands to the England using a Dutch ambulance. The four accussed, Leonardus Bijlsma (55), Richard Engelsbel (51), Olof Schoon (38) and Dennis Vogelaar (28) have all been charged with three counts of importing about 270 kilos of class A drugs, including cocaine, heroin and ecstasy.

Jul 13 '15 15:42

The police discovered 2.5 kilograms of heroin in a home on Pernisstraat, Zoetermeer on Friday. Two suspects were arrested on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking.

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May 28 '15 17:21

Police arrested five men suspected of smuggling a 381-kilogram heroin shipment into the Netherlands, authorities said on Thursday. The men were apprehended when they were inspecting the heroin packages in a shed in Amstelveen, just south of Amsterdam, newspaper AD reported.

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Apr 17 '15 13:10

The police found 45 kilograms of heroin by chance after a small car accident in Breda on Wednesday night. The officers arrested a 34 year old man from Vlaardingen on suspicion of violation of the Opium act.

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Mar 16 '15 10:09

The police arrested a 22 year old Assen resident in Groningen for having 15 bags of (suspected) heroin hidden in two so-called surprise eggs.

Jan 22 '15 13:55

The well-known Dutch cartoonist, Peter Pontiac (born Peter Pollmann) died on Tuesday. The 63-year-old had suffered from severe liver disease, and decided to cease treatment late last yea

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Jan 6 '15 12:26

The municipality of Amsterdam is about to stop the campaign in which tourists were warned about white heroin sold on streets as cocaine. Last year at least three people died and several others were treated by medics after snorting heroin they thought was cocaine.

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Dec 10 '14 14:23

The man who was shot and died in front of the Riverside cafe on Rijnstraat in Amsterdam at about 23:00 last night, is known criminal in the Amsterdam underworld Murat Garki (25).

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Dec 4 '14 17:33

As the city of Amsterdam continues its fight against street drug dealers passing off white heroin as cocaine, heroin testing kits are now being sold at over thirty smart shops in Amsterdam.

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