A court in Alkmaar sentenced Lysander de R., president of the Haarlem chapter of the Hell's Angels, to 2.5 years in prison on Friday. He was found guilty of illegal firearm possession and assault
No Surrender founder Klaas Otto resigned as leader of the motorcycle gang, because he is tired of his name always being linked with the club. He announced his resignation during a club meeting on Tuesday.
Investigating authorities have strong evidence that indicate that the Limburg branch of motorcycle gang Bandidos recruited members through "a criminal training school" housed in support club Chicanos
A member of motorcycle club No Surrender was arrested on Thursday evening on his way to deliver Christmas trees to the food bank in Vlaardingen. In addition to the Christmas trees, the 43-year-old man was also in the possession of 37 packets of hard drugs and ecstasy pills.
Investigators in Breda evacuated 12 homes after discovering “possibly explosive materials” in an apartment Thursday afternoon, the police said on Twitter. A 69-year-old man was taken into custody at the flat.
The victim of the car explosion in Breda on Wednesday night is a 63 year old man from Breda. BN De Stem identifies the victim as Chris van Esch, believed to be a member of motorcycle gang Satudarah.
A police officer assigned to the country’s national investigatory team was arrested last month in what authorities described as “the biggest judicial scandal” in decades. The policeman is suspected of selling confidential information related to investigations to drug trafficking rings and outlaw motorcycle gangs, the NRC reported on Friday.
The fire that reduced Haarlem Mayor Bernt Schneiders’ car to ash in June is being investigated by police who claim that they have evidence connecting the fire to motorcycle gangs. Several weeks before his car caught fire at a gas station, Schneiders made statements to the media welcoming a crackdown on motorcycle gangs and the arrest of Hell's Angels leader, Lysander de R.
New legislation is necessary to address the disturbances caused by motorcycle gangs in Limburg, according to police union ACP.
Police in the Netherlands released the names and photos of two men suspected of taking part in a motorcycle gang shootout last year. Jori Sven van Zanten and Sebastiaan ter Welleof are both believed wanted for questioning in the Eindhoven incident from October involving the No Surrender outlaw motorcycle gang.
The large batch including machine guns, grenades and rocket launchers recently confiscated in Croatia was probably on its way to a Dutch motorcycle gang, suspects Belgian media. The smuggler of the weapons was a former Dutch "shoe king" Jan van der L. who used to run over 40 Tango shops.
Members of the motorcycle gang No Surrender were involved in the wild shooing on Médoclaan in Eindhoven in early October.
Six members of Satudarah motorcycle club Satudarah were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of weapons possession or weapons trade. Two women were also arrested. The eight suspects had to announce themselves at the police station in East-Netherlands and were there arrested, a spokesperson for the East-Netherlands police says.