The premature pacifier, the heel prick plaster and the diaper of the newborn baby that was found in a dumpster in Amsterdam Nieuw-West late October, suggests to the police that the baby girl was born in a hospital.
Between 78 and 91 percent of cannabis grown in the Netherlands is exported.
The sisters of Luana Luz Xavier, who was shot in Amstelveen last week Monday, are being housed in a secret, safe place by the police. The reason for this development is unknown.
It is clear that both the Public Prosecutor and the police are doing everything they can to break the spiral of violence occurring in Amsterdam and surrounds. 150 detectives are now engaged in the mega investigation into the gang war.
The police found the body of a 56 year old Rotterdam resident in Bredenoord on Friday night. An autopsy revealed that the man was possibly murdered. The victim was last seen alive on December 10th, two days before his body was discovered.
The police arrested two men on Madenstreet in Roosendaal early on Monday morning after a 20 kilometer car chase.
About 25 homes were evacuated in Pius-X hof, Weert last night after a confused man threatened to open the gas valve and blow himself up.
A motorcycle police officer attempting an arrest on Sunday was beaten by the suspect and four accomplices, leaving the policeman with a fractured eye socket. The incident happened on the Rechtestraat in Eindhoven at about 8:30 p.m., a police report states.
A football player was hospitalized after a massive brawl following the match between amateurs of VVR and Barça in Rijsbergen on Sunday. The police are investigating what exactly happened.
Minister of Safety and Justice Ivo Opstelten underestimated the financial implications of the restructure process of the National Police by €200 million. The entire process could reach a total cost of €431 million, according to the police department's Central Works Council (COR).
A man who set himself on fire at the entrance of a Tilburg police station Friday afternoon died later that day in the hospital. Bystanders outside the Tilburg police station witnessed the man ignite himself on the stairs of the entryway to the Stationsstraat facility.
The police found between 800 and 100 thousand kilograms of fireworks in a garage on Apphons Ariensstraat in Haarlem last night. The garage lay directly under a home. There were 38 boxes with between 20 and 25 kilograms of illegal fireworks in each of them.
On Friday De Telegraaf revealed striking details about a number of suspects who were arrested after a large amount of weapons was found in Loosdrecht earlier this week.
Police the Amsterdam arrested three suspects on suspicion of money laundering after finding 500,000 euros in cash. The majority of the money was found in a gym bag and a shopping bag in one suspect's temporary residence.
On Tuesday the Fireworks- and Car Arson team of the police seized more than 3 thousand kilograms of fireworks during a criminal investigation into traders in professional fireworks. Three suspects were arrested - a 19 year old man from Delfgauw, a 43 year old man from Delft and a 53 year old man from Apeldoorn.
On Wednesday PvdA Member of Parliament Ahmed Marcouch pleaded for more Moroccan- and Turkish Dutch detectives.
Drachten police "arrested" a sheep that had strayed from its farm, into the high way, and hindering traffic flow on the N31, Friday morning.
Another shooting in Amsterdam has ended in death. The victim was found wounded at cafe Riverside in Rijnstraat. He died moments later of his injuries.
Three suspects were arrested in Gelderland on December 9, thought to be importers and dealers of illegal fireworks in the Netherlands. Through the course of their investigation, police say they confiscated eight thousand kilograms of illegal fireworks in the suspects' possession.
Investigators looking into reports of a strange light in the water off the Zeeland coast wound up discovering 1,300 kilograms of cocaine. Packages of the drug were attached to a homemade buoy floating in Westerschelde, the estuary of the Scheldt River, the police announced on Twitter.
The police ignored all the signals on the psychological problems of Ridderhof-shooter Tristan van der Vlis. Not only when granting him weapon licenses, but also twice afterwards in its renewal. This was the argument of the lawyers on behalf of 51 victims of the shooting in the court in the Hague this morning.
On Sunday morning the police intervened in a street race on the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam. The 84 attendees all got a speeding ticket.
There was also a street race on the Prinses Maximaweg, which caused a lot of noise and disturbed the peace. Many vehicles were parked on the roadway so that regular motorists could not pass.
Employees of the Zeehaven police cordoned off the area and gave the 84 attendees speeding tickets. After that the peace was restored.
A group of kids threw a firework under a baby's pram on a tram in IJsselstein on Friday. The police are looking for witnesses.
There will be almost no additional manpower deployed to ensure that the new times for fireworks are observed on New Year's Eve, NOS reports. The law is currently being adjusted, the lighting of fireworks will only be allowed on December 31st from 18:00 p.m. Previously fireworks may have been lit from the morning.