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Curacao Police cars
Dec 10 '18 14:20

A Dutch soldier was arrested at a night club on Curacao on Saturday night. He was caught with cocaine in his possession. The 24-year-old man was transferred to the Koninklijke Marechaussee, a policing force that works as part of the Dutch military, ANP reports.

The soldier in question worked as a sailor on the ship Zr. MS. Zeeland. The ship arrived in Curacao last week to combat drug trafficking at sea.

The Ministry of Defense has a zero tolerance policy on hard drugs. Soldiers caught with hard drugs face immediate dismissal. 

gele-politiejas
Dec 10 '18 13:30

A motorist deliberately crashed into a Lidl supermarket in Dongen, Noord-Brabant, on Monday morning. No one was injured. The 33-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of attempted manslaughter, NU.nl reports.

The man drove through a set of sliding doors at around 8:20 a.m. He then tried to crash through another set of doors, but could not go any further. So he reversed out of the store and drove off.

A number of customers were in the supermarket at the time. They were badly shaken, but no one got hurt, a spokesperson for the police said to the newspaper.

Yellow vests protest
Dec 10 '18 09:16

While "yellow vests" protests resulted in 500 arrests in Paris and 400 in Brussels, the protests in the Netherlands were much quieter. The largest protests only had around 200 participants, and only three people were arrested in Amsterdam, RTL Nieuws reports.

Dutch police officer with service firearm
Dec 10 '18 07:57

A police officer and two others were injured in a shooting incident in Winterswijk during the early hours of Sunday morning. A total of five suspects were arrested, the police said in a statement.

At around 1:00 a.m. the police received a report from a resident of Keizersdwarsweg, saying that someone vandalized his front door. The resident said the vandals left in a car, but threatened to come back. The police responded to the home and notified patrolling officers to keep an eye out for the car. 

Dec 10 '18 07:29

The Dutch police make note of the origin of all police employees to make sure that diversity increases within the corps, Lute Nieuwerth, head of diversity at the police, said in an interview with the Volkskrant.

According to Nieuwerth, the origin of employees is stored in such a way that it can not be traced back to individuals. The registration is to gain insight into how diverse the police force is, he said.

Bianca van Es
Dec 7 '18 12:30

A 29-year-old man from Barendrecht was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the from Rotterdam. Stephan K. was Bianca's ex boyfriend. She ended their relationship a few days before her death, several sources told newspaper AD.

Police
Dec 7 '18 11:40

The police raided three buildings belonging to the Jehovah's Witnesses last month in an investigation into sexual abuse within the religious community. Four homes were also searched, with the goal of finding documents on internal investigations, NU.nl reports.

Police Enschede cannabis grow shop murders
Dec 7 '18 08:44

The Rijksrecherche launched an investigation into the flow of information around the investigation into the murder of four men in Enschede last month. Over the past days many details about the murders were leaked and the Public Prosecutor is "very concerned", De Gelderlander reports.

Riot police in Haren during a Project X party on 21 September 2012
Dec 7 '18 08:07

Mayor Wim Hillenaar of Cuijk called on parents to keep their teenagers away from a Project X party announced in Katwijk, which falls under the municipality of Cuijk, on Friday night. "Convince your children that they can spend Friday evening in a much more fun way than in a Brabant police cell", he said, De Gelderlander reports.

Police guard in a detention center
Dec 6 '18 15:00

The police arrested a "Yellow Vests" activist in Maastricht on Thursday for incitement. The detainee is the same man who was arrested for disrupting public order during a Yellow Vests demonstration in Maastricht on Saturday, the police confirmed to NU.nl.

A spokesperson for the Yellow Vests told the newspaper the the police are trying to get the genie back in the bottle with this arrest. According to him, the arrested activist has always been peaceful. 

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
Dec 6 '18 13:20

A 34-year-old man was arrested after he masturbated in front of an 18-year-old woman in an empty train to Zutphen on Wednesday, De Stentor reports.

In the empty train carriage, the man went to sit right across from the young woman and started masturbating, while staring at her. The victim left the compartment and called the train staff.

The man ws arrested at Zutphen station. The police complimented the woman for taking quick action and call on the public to take a photo for evidence if they find themselves in such a situation. 

collegas-op-straat
Dec 6 '18 08:30

Mayor Wobine Buijs of Oss declared part of the Schadewijk neighborhood as a "security risk area", following a series of incidents. This means that the police can stop people and search them and their bags and cars as a precautionary measure, Omroep Brabant reports.

Riot police in Haren during a Project X party on 21 September 2012
Dec 6 '18 08:14

There will be no so-called Project X party in Katwijk, Mayor Wim Hillenaar of Cuijk, which covers Katwijk, announced. Measures will be taken to prevent any irregularities. On social media, thousands of young people said they were going to the party, RTL Nieuws reports.

"Given the circumstances, we can do nothing else but prepare for all scenarios", Hillenaar said. "But there is no party in Katwijk and there will be no party in Katwijk. People from outside Cuijk who come here with bad intentions will be stopped."

Dutch police crime scene tape
Dec 6 '18 07:30

A brawl turned into a stabbing on Korhoenstraat in Tilburg on Wednesday night. Three people sustained serious injuries. They were taken to hospital with stab wounds, according to the police.

Witnesses told Omroep Brabant that the atmosphere on Korhoenstraat was "very grim". Windows were broken and cars were damaged. The police responded to the scene around midnight, after which things calmed down.

The police are investigating exactly what happened. "The expectation is that this will take some time", a spokesperson said to the broadcaster. 

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Dec 5 '18 14:50

The police arrested a 57-year-old man on Tuesday for murdering Robert Sengers 14 years ago. Sengers was shot and killed in the Noord-Brabant village of Esbeek on September 8th, 2004. The police

The suspect was already in prison for another crime, though the police did not say what crime. The 57-year-old man is now also suspected of murder and "will be questioned", the police said. 

Firefighting_in_Russia_in_December_2010
Dec 5 '18 14:00

The police are looking for a man who was injured in an explosion in a snack bar on Parkweg in Schiedam early on Wednesday morning. Witnesses saw a man walking way with burning feet after the blast and a burnt pair of trousers was found, NU.nl reports.

"The man is thus seriously injured", the police said, adding that it is vital that the man immediately goes to a hospital for help.

Dec 5 '18 13:07

A total of 90 people arrested in a large i on Wednesday morning, was announced at a press conference at European judicial cooperation body Eurojust in The Hague. As part of 'Operation Pollino', the police and judiciary in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium raided various locations. 

Police
Dec 5 '18 12:50

A motorist wanted for in Egmond aan den Hoef last week, may also have attacked two other women. The two other women were also hit by a car in Castricum a few days before the teenager was attacked, the Telegraaf reports.

afzetlint-gebruikt-bij-een-afzetting-van-een-pd
Dec 5 '18 12:00

Dutch people are increasingly frustrated by their noisy neighbors. The number of noise complaints caused by neighbors increased by 10 percent over the past three years, the Volkskrant reports based on its analysis of 500 thousand noise complaints filed with the police between 2014 and 2017.

Noise complaints from neighbors make up the lion 's share of all noise complaints filed with the police, according to the newspaper. The Dutch mainly complain about loud music in their neighbor's home or during garden parties and noise nuisance on the balcony. 

Bianca van Es
Dec 5 '18 09:16

The police are investigating the death of Bianca van Es. The 29-year-old woman was found dead in her home on Luntershoek in Rotterdam under suspicious circumstances on Friday morning. An autopsy found traces of violence on the young woman's body, but her cause of death is still a mystery, the police said in a statement.

A team of 20 detectives is working on the investigation. Police officers spoke to a number of local residents and witnesses, forensic experts investigated the victim's home, and detectives are currently viewing available camera footage.

aanhouding-handboeien-2
Dec 5 '18 08:53

A man tried to abduct a 2-year-old girl at a market in the Haarlem district of Schalkwijk on Tuesday afternoon. Bystanders overpowered him and rescued the girl, NH Nieuws reports.

The toddler was at the market at Schalkwijk shopping center with her grandparents when a man grabbed her and ran away. Other market visitors saw what happened and went after the man. The perpetrator was overpowered and the girl was returned to her grandparents. She was unharmed, a police spokesperson said to NH Nieuws.

Dutch police Arrest team
Dec 5 '18 08:27

Police and judiciary in the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and Belgium are raiding countless locations on Wednesday morning in a coordinated action against the Italian 'Ndrangheta, a mafia clan from Calabria that is active throughout Europe. Raids and arrests are currently taking place in the four countries, ANP reports

Dozens of raids are being done in the Netherlands, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor said to the news wire. He could give no further information.

detail-afzetlint
Dec 5 '18 07:28

Explosives were found in a home on Donkerslootstraat in Rotterdam on Tuesday, the police said on Twitter. Four surrounding homes were evacuated while the Ministry of Defense's explosive disposal squad investigated.

The explosive experts removed the explosives from the home and safely disposed of them elsewhere. 

The police searched the home following an explosive on Alberto Moraviahof in Rotterdam on Sunday night. Multiple cars were damaged in the explosion. A 36-year-old man was arrested. 

gele-politiejas
Dec 4 '18 14:30

The Amsterdam police are investigating a video in which a spokesperson for the Nasr mosque in Amsterdam-Oost is threatened with death. The threat is related to the mosque's refusal to say a death prayer for suspected Dutch jihadist Sara L., who last month, AT5 reports.

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