On Saturday morning the police found the body of 19 year old Anansa van Londen and her severely wounded boyfriend Patrick van der L. (27)in their home on Floris Burgwal in Capelle aan den IJssel. Van der L. was taken to the hospital and arrested there on suspicion of involvement in Van Londen's death. The AD now reports that drugs may have played a roll in this fatal incident.
A second suspect in the Valkenburg lover-boy case has committed suicide. He was (probably) one of the 16 year old girl's customers.
PVV volunteer Richard Wilmsen (31) was attacked yesterday afternoon while handing out flyers with another volunteer in Eindhoven, Omroep Brabant reports.
Investigators in the Netherlands made 76 formal requests to Facebook for data in the last six months of 2014, the social media network revealed on Monday. Specific data about Facebook user accounts was requested 84 times, with some proposals covering multiple accounts at once.
A total of 164 police employees were dismissed because of integrity issues last year, the police announced today. The number of police officers involved in an internal investigation into possible integrity violations remained about the same in the past 5 years.
Students of the action group De Nieuwe Universiteti (The New University) are unhappy about the police's behavior during the demonstration on the Spui on Friday. In a statement on their website, De Niuewe Universiteit claims that the police used "excessive force."
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.
A 33 year old mother abducted two of her children (7 and 8 years old) from Maastricht and took them to Syria, Brabants Dagblad reports.
The National Platform Firearms (LPV), a collaboration to combat the illegal firearms trade, was quietly disbanded at the end of January. This is according to an investigation done by television program Brandpunt Reporter, which was broadcast last night.
At least two students protesting the University of Amsterdam were arrested Friday evening after the Lieverdje statue in the Spui was set on fire. Demonstrating students and supportive lectures were gathered to commemorate their month-long occupation of university buildings.
The police managed to locate the phone of the man whose daughter died in the Carnival accident in Ter Apel on February 14th. The phone was in the possession of a 21 year old man from Ter Apel, who was arrested on the spot.
The three Ajax youth team players arrested Thursday for assaulting a female police officer were released from custody, the prosecutor said on Friday. The team has suspended the trio pending an internal investigation.
Bianca (44), the NS conductress that was severely assaulted on the station in Hoofdorp last week, is still in the hospital. She is recovering from three fractures in her face, AD reports.
Another NS employee was assaulted by a passenger on Thursday night at Utrecht Central Station. The 50 year old man from Den Dolder has been arrested.
The man who killed a baby and injured a father in a hit-and-run in Lutten, Overijssel last night, has turned himself in. He reported to the police station in Hardenberg late last night. The man has been arrested and is currently in custody.
Three Ajax youth players were arrested last night for assaulting a police officer wearing civilian clothes, De Telegraaf reports.
A baby was born in the Dirk van den Broek on Pretoriusstraat in Amsterdam last night, RTV Noord-Holland reports. According to the police, both mother and baby are doing well.
Ajax hooligans tried to take revenge on Feyenoord supporters for the fire at the Ajax supporters' home, but were stopped by the police, RTV Noord Holland reports. The retaliation was planned for the mach between Heracles and Feyenoord on February 14th.
The Amsterdam police possibly prevented a "rip deal" on February 25th by arresting a total of 6 people. The term rip deal is used to describe a crime where a drug dealer is killed to avoid paying for goods.
An Australian man has been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of abusing at least 8 children in a horrible way. The body of a 10 year old girl, who was (probably) killed by his abuse and mistreatment, was found in a house that the suspect used to rent. Her body has been unearthed from the floor of the house for further investigation.
There will be a permanent police presence on the 20 major railway stations in the Netherlands. This is one of the measures agreed upon to ensure the safety of railway employees that NS, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure and Environment) and Minister Stef Blok (standing in at Security and Justice) decided on in their meeting last night.
The public prosecutor is investigating three different Brabant police officers involved in shooting incidents last year, officials told broadcaster Omroep Brabant. The shootings took place in Tilburg and Oosterhout, with prosecutors questioning if the use of lethal force was appropriate in either situation.
Police arrested five people in connection to a pot plantation fire in Rozenburg last month.