Openbaar Ministerie

May 17 '17 17:36

A 19-year-old man convicted of joining a terrorist organization to fight on behalf of ISIS was arrested after taking photos and videos inside a Dutch air base. His criminal record was uncovered after an officer from the Marechaussee stopped him on the Volkel air base last Wednesday, as recording images there is forbidden.

The man was released the following Friday, prosecutors confirmed to RTL Nieuws. There was no evidence that he had committed a crime, or that he was planning to do so, prosecutors told the news outlet.

Police, Marechaussee arrest Amsterdam taxi driver
Apr 14 '17 16:18

Police in Amsterdam arrested eight suspects connected to a plot to excessively overcharge taxi passengers picked up at Schiphol Airport. In one case investigated by authorities, a Swedish man was ordered to pay 595 euros for a ride from the airport to Amsterdam city center, a taxi fare that normally costs between 40 and 60 euros.

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Apr 8 '15 17:14

An investigation has begun into the anti-Semitic chants heard during the FC Utrecht against AFC Ajax match last Sunday. The Royal Dutch Football Association's (KNVB) in-house prosecutor specialized in professional football is leading the investigation, stated KNVB in a press release on Wednesday. The Dutch Public Prosecutor (OM) on Tuesday had announced the start of an investigation into the chants.

Mar 30 '15 18:34

The Public Prosecutor in the Hague announced on Monday the decision to appeal the sentence a Noord-Holland court imposed on a 46-year old man for secretly taping girls and women in field hockey locker rooms. The 1.5-year sentence, with eight months suspended, is viewed as too low, particularly as the man was recording girls under 18 years of age.

Warnings in Amsterdam
Nov 28 '14 18:41

The City of Amsterdam has made it their priority to warn the public against a potentially fatal concoction of heroine and painkillers currently circulating Amsterdam. Three drug-related fatalities have been reported thus far, and 14 others have become seriously ill after using heroin they thought was cocaine

Lab Glassware
Jun 24 '14 13:47

Two Satudarah motorcycle club members are amongst five people arrested in relation to the discovery of a drugs laboratory in 't Zand, North-Holland on Monday. Three of these suspects were arrested in Amsterdam, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has announced.

May 19 '14 13:44

A fake doctor by the name of Fred B. was apprehended in Huissen this morning. Police are still investigating him and his clinic, the Medisch Center Sanit, according to sources from Omroep Gelderland.

Ruud Lubbers
May 14 '14 09:52

Ex-Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers sent letters to Representatives as well as the Department of Justice, pleading he not be prosecuted for outing state secrets about an underground stash of US nuclear weapons at an air base in Volkel.

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May 8 '14 15:38

The husband of the jewelers couple in Deurne is no longer a suspect of manslaughter, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announces.

Apr 30 '14 08:31

For the first time, a Dutch national has been arrested because he fought in Syria. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced on Tuesday that the 20-year old man from Amsterdam was arrested last week. According to the OM, he was carrying "terror-inciting texts" with him and planned a trip to Syria. The man is not suspected of recruiting other people for jihad.

Pound
Apr 24 '14 16:07

Two people were arrested on Wednesday during an investigation into a large-scale British Pound counterfeiting scheme. The suspects are a 58-year old man from Stein and a 63-year from Echt-Susteren.

Apr 21 '14 10:24

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ybo Buruma, believes that the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) judged too quickly that the shooting of the jewelry store robbers in Deurne was self-defense.

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Apr 18 '14 16:10

The Public Prosecution Authority in the Netherlands will leave the prosecution of the 35-year old Aydan C. from Oisterwijk to Canadian authorities.

Apr 14 '14 09:40

The Dutch State has to pay Andy Melaan $1.3 million (around €930,000) because he was wrongly imprisoned for eight years on Bonaire. It is the highest payout of damages for a miscarriage of justice to date, the Volkskrant reports.

Karim Fourkour
Apr 9 '14 08:49

Lau G., notorious criminal and recently nominated boss for the Limburg fraction of the motorcycle club (MC) No Surrender, has been arrested for a double murder in Venray.

Apr 4 '14 09:42

Minister of Justice, Ivo Opstelten, has been criticized for not informing Parliament about the whitewashing scandal involving Fred Teeven closing a deal in 2000 with drugs baron Cees H.

Apr 4 '14 09:08

Surviving relatives and supporters of the two robbers who were shot and killed in the jewelry store in Deurne last week Friday need to be shown the security footage, according to the jeweler-couple's lawyer Jan-Hein Kuijpers.

Apr 3 '14 09:32

Police and the Department of Justice in Drenthe have been busy for almost one-and-a-half years with unsolved murder cases due to there being insufficient links. These cases may now finally have been solved.

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Mar 31 '14 07:35

Mayor Mak of Deurne has banned demonstrations for the time being. In an emergency regulation he writes that gatherings of more than four people is no longer allowed.

Hoendiep
Mar 25 '14 08:21

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has demanded a prison sentence of 30 years against the man who murdered a couple on their yacht last year in Hoendiep.

Mar 21 '14 13:23

The number of reports flooding in against Wilders is so overwhelming that the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) can't keep up. Neither can they give an exact or even ballpark figure.

Fred Teeven
Mar 14 '14 09:40

State secretary for Justice, Fred Teeven (VVD) has gotten away with the deal he made in his earlier function as public prosecutor with drug baron Cees H.

Mar 11 '14 08:09

New investigations still don't offer any evidence that a 19-year old boy was murdered in Schiedam in 2008. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) announced this on Monday. The boy's body was found in the Brielse Meer, after he had been missing for a week.

Saint Martin
Mar 3 '14 07:47

Three prisoners escaped on Saturday night from a prison in Pointe Blanche on the island of Saint Martin.

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