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Aug 20 '14 10:29

The 42-year-old director of a taxi company, believed to be Prestige Greencab in Utrecht, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of having embezzled €1.6 million in subsidy money. The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will not confirm the name of the cab company, RTV Utrecht reports.

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Aug 19 '14 16:56

An ATM was bombed in Leidsewallen station in Zoetermeer on Tuesday morning, omroepwest.nl reports. No cash was stolen in the incident.

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Aug 19 '14 16:34

A shot was fired in Wijngaardsweg in Hoensbroek, Herleen after a 24-year-old man from Saint Georges, Belgium tried to outrun a police check on Tuesday.

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Aug 19 '14 09:48

One man was killed at a shooting in Amsterdam Oost yesterday evening, witnesses say that the suspect used an automatic weapon to shoot off several rounds, Het Parool reports.

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Aug 18 '14 16:30

A man was arrested Saturday night after flying his drone-mounted camera over the fireworks festival in Scheveningen. The 45-year-old man from the Hague is suspected of violating rules governing model airplanes.

Burglar sits on roof
Aug 18 '14 15:27

A suspicious man reportedly caught trying to break into a Hilvarenbeek hunting lodge kept police at bay all night by throwing roof tiles at the responding officers. The incident began around 8 p.m. Sunday night, and finally ended 17 hours later when the man quietly surrendered.

Pro Patria
Aug 18 '14 08:48

Groups in The Hague demonstrating for or against extremism, are taking each other on in the struggle for a new demonstration ground. After The Hague's Mayor Jozias van Aartsen instated a two-month ban against demonstrations in the previously fertile grounds of the Schilderswijk neighborhood, the battle for the Malieveld is on.

Haarlem
Aug 15 '14 13:21

In Haarlem, police action against the city's 'top-25 criminals' of Moroccan origin is hitting a roadblock, mainly due to the refusal of their parents to offer the authorities any help, De Telegraaf reports.

Hackers or Keyboard users
Aug 15 '14 11:50

In the last few days, the website of online shop Computerland has been entirely copied by hackers, who then used the website not only to make money but to install malware on customers' computers. This is reported by Tweakers.

German Machine Gun
Aug 14 '14 09:22

After discovering ads for weapons and ammunition online, police in Dussen, Noord-Brabant, found that a 51-year-old father and his 20-year-old son were sitting on an entire arsenal of weapons dating back to the Second World War, hidden in their home. They have been arrested.

Aug 13 '14 09:29

A 44-year-old psychiatric patient, René de L. has been signaled by police, as he escaped the clinic where he was staying during unsupervised leave. The patient was convicted for attempted murder and embezzlement in 2006.

Geert Wilders
Aug 13 '14 08:58

PVV-leader Geert Wilders is spearheading a counter-attack against the growing force of muslim radicals forming "a small caliphate" in The Hague, in the form of the second March for Freedom. The politician is calling on everyone to participate in the march on the 20th of September. The battle ground will be the volatile Schilderswijk neighborhood, De Telegraaf reports.

Deventer Kunstweg
Aug 12 '14 13:26

A 10-year-old girl died this morning from injuries received when a car collided with her. The girl was participating in a scouting game called 'dropping' on the Deventer Kunstweg in Beltrum, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Aug 11 '14 11:15

Police in Eindhoven found a wounded man in the Hubertastraat who says he was stabbed by a man trying to sell him a bicycle, Omroep Brabant reports.

Spyware
Aug 8 '14 12:45

The company Gamma International has been hacked by a digital activists organization, who released a massive amount of technical and client information from the company online yesterday. The German-British company that sells spy software to governments and detection authorities, also had the Dutch police as a client, De Volkskrant reports.

TNT
Aug 7 '14 13:27

A home on the Dolfijnhof in Amsterdam Noord was robbed Wednesday morning. One of the men was posing as a TNT employee, wearing a jacket from the postal service.

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Aug 7 '14 09:26

Residents in The Hague's Moerwijk and Stationsbuurt neighborhoods report that big teams of policemen executed an operation in their streets, and are not sure why, Den Haag FM reports.

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Aug 6 '14 13:15

A 44-year-old man died in a jail cell in Maastricht on Thursday afternoon after being picked up by policemen that same day in the city. An investigation will look into the cause of his death, Dagblad de Limburger reports.

Bikes in Amsterdam
Aug 4 '14 15:33

A habitual bike thief in Amsterdam has picked the wrong bike to steal for the third time in a row. The 48-year-old recidivist stole one of the police's 'bait bikes' on Sunday, resulting in his immediate arrest.

Vinkeveense Plassen
Aug 4 '14 10:52

Police in the region of Utrecht have arrested three people for their involvement in a boat collision that left two dead. They are being held on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and leaving the place of an accident, according to a police spokesperson. The accident occurred on Saturday night, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Signi
Jul 30 '14 10:41

After being declared missing for more than a quarter of a century, the body of Robert Leur has finally been found in the Waal river in Brakel. The man who disappeared in 1988 is suspected of having committed suicide, and the police have been busy pulling his car out of the river.

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Jul 29 '14 13:51

In Amsterdam, violence against homosexuals has increased over the last year. According to the police, there were 189 reported incidents, that are related to the victim's sexual orientation. Simultaneously, the police say that homosexual individuals are generally more prepared to report hate crimes now than they were before.

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Jul 29 '14 11:32

A man was injured in a shooting in the Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam this morning. The victim was able to get away on a scooter in the direction of the Oosterpark where the police found him. He has been brought to hospital, het Parool reports.

Jul 28 '14 13:34

A festival-goer at Hardcore XL in Nuland passed away Sunday morning due to a drug overdose, the police believe. The 22-year old died shortly after being admitted to hospital.

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