An area resident returning home early Tuesday morning could not enter his Valkenswaard house after discovering his friends had created a "impregnable fortress," according to police and Omroep Brabant.
US-based taxi application Uber is now making their services available in Utrecht despite a ban put in place against one of the company's schemes in the Netherlands. The company does not only offer the regular UberBLACK service but the forbidden UberPOP as well, Uber stated on Tuesday. The application is now available in the four largest cities in the Randstad area.
The street-level assassination of 60-year old Beyhan Demirci, who was shot while standing on her balcony, is possibly a case of mistaken identity, police revealed on Tuesday. The victim was shot by unidentified assailants standing on the street below in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on January 14th.
The FIOD has arrested a total of five suspects in an international investigation into illegal gambling on football matches, the Public Prosecutor announced.
A police officer who allegedly lied about a suicide note after the death of Talitha (25) from Amsterdam should be prosecuted. This is according to lawyer Sébas Diekstra, who is assisting the young woman's relatives, Het Parool reports.
A man with a cleaver robbed the Christine le Duc sex shop on Asselsestaar in Apeldoorn last night, the police report. The robber entered the shop at around 18:35 and threatened the employees with a knife. He got away with an unknown amount of money Omroep Gelderland reports.
Amsterdam in 2014 saw a significant drop in muggings, pickpocketing and robberies but an increase in underworld-related assassinations and violent deaths, reveal figures released on Monday by the municipality.
A 27-year old man shot and injured in an incident in Terneuzen, Zeeland will likely not be able to walk again, police said on Monday. The shooting took place on December 16th last year, and at least one gunman is still at large.
There was a lot of commotion on Piusstraat in Tilburg last night when what police and local residents thought was an armed robbery and hostage situation, turned out to be a recording for a movie.
A woman was seriously injured on Slaperdijk in Purmerend this morning after a man threw her with hot oil from a deep fryer.
The police have released more information regarding the gang war murder of Mario Magan Tier. The 45 year old Tier was shot close to his car just after midnight on Saturday night/Sunday morning on Bertelmanstraat in Amsterdam South. He died of his injuries on the scene.
The police are investigating the cause of the fire that destroyed a building of the Bernard Lievegoed University in Driebergen on Wednesday.
There was another shooting incident in Amsterdam last night. A 39 year old man was shot in a house on Maurits Sabbehof in Nieuw-West, supposedly by a family member, NOS reports. The victim died a short time after the incident.
The second suspect in the investigation of the January 15 Rotterdam shooting has been taken into custody, revealed the police on Tuesday.
A man died in the vicinity of the bungalow park Vlietlanden in Wervershoof at around 23:30 on Tuesday night.
The police in Rotterdam rescued a 15 year old girl from prostitution on Friday. According to the Public Prosecutor, a 20 year old Rotterdam resident has been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking.
A man died in a shooting incident on Leerdamhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, the police report.
The police in The Hague arrested two "digital loverboys" on Tuesday, January 27th, on suspicion of blackmailing and threatening young women. The suspects came into contact with their victims using free dating apps and sites, such as Tinder.
The police an Public Prosecution seized nearly 20 million euros in criminal money from underground bankers in 2014, the Public Prosecutor reports.
The search for the on the Westerschelde for the missing barge captain has been called off, NOS reports. Yesterday sonar and dredge material was used in the search for the 35 year old man from Moerdijk, but again without success.
A 43 year old football youth coach of Sport Club Lochem is suspected of having child pornography. The suspect worked at the club for 8 or 9 years and worked with different youth teams, this season he was training the C1 juniors.
The police arrested a 67 year old Rotterdam resident in the Maasstad Hospital on Friday. The man is suspected of causing the explosion in an apartment on Moddermanstraat in Schiebroek, Rotterdam on Sunday, February 1st. He will appear before the magistrate today.
Police in the U.K. are looking for two men accused of threatening underage Army cadets outside a reserve base in Gateshead, England, Northumbria police said in a statement on Friday. The threats, including those of beheading, were shouted from a car apparently with Dutch license plates, local newspaper Chronicle reported.
Two ships with sophisticated equipment are being used in the search for a man missing since his ship capsized in the Westerschelde. Three people were aboard the ship when it flipped over late on Thursday night into Friday morning.