At least one policeman fired his gun at a vehicle in Amsterdam following an attack on two police officers. The officers were checking cars for involvement in high impact crimes during a traffic stop in Nieuwmarkt when the driver suddenly pulled out crashing into one of the cops, police said in a statement.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is still investigating 13 of the 100 people who were arrested in the Veen, Brabant on the 30th of December. These will be prosecuted. For the 87 remaining suspects, the case has been dropped.
Police in Veenendaal are investigating whether the large-scale fire on Saturday night was a case of arson. The fire ravaged a business park in the area. A police helicopter concluded that there were two sources of the fire.
Police in Zoetermeer shot a man down on Saturday night when he failed to comply with instructions from the officers. The man was injured, and has been brought to hospital.
Visitors to beaches in Ameland and Schiermonnikoog were advised to get somewhere safe at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning after multiple waterspouts were spotted over the Wadden Sea. Several hundred meters high, onlookers tweeted spectacular photos of the spouts whirling into the sky.
At least two people were injured during the attempted robbery of a gold merchant, when the shopkeeper stabbed the person trying to pull off a heist. The jeweler was also injured in the incident at Goudspeurders on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam West, according to people at the scene.
Police in Amsterdam have evacuated Dam Square and the Amsterdam branch of Dutch department store De Bijenkorf after a bomb threat was received, police said. No details of the threat have been publicly revealed.
A family bicycling through Vught were hit by a drunk driver on Saturday evening. One of the cyclists had a two-year-old boy on the back. The boy was left with a head injury after the collision.
It has taken 21 years to finally put an end to the mystery of the vanishing of Tanja Groen. Groen disappeared on the 1st of September in 1993. Now, medical draughtsman Rogier Trompert, has discovered human bones in the Gronsveld in Limburg, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Five masked men robbed the Holland Casino in Valkenburg, forcing their way in at around 2 in the morning and demanding the staff to give them money.
Since Tuesday, three 10-year old boys have been detained at the police station in Zwolle, accused of assaulting a 7-year old boy in the Schellerpark. The boys cannot be criminally prosecuted, as they are minors, the police reports.
Four people were arrested in Heerlen and Geleen this week, in suspicion of working together to prostitute underage girls. The police also arrested a client of the prostitutes, who are around the age of 15.
A hand grenade from the Second World War was discovered in a dredging ship of the Damen company based in Schiedam yesterday morning. The grenade was pulled out of a harbor during a dredging job.
A 24-year-old traffic warden was injured Saturday afternoon after a motorist intentionally ran over the officer in Ulft, Gelderland, police say.
A man standing outside his Eindhoven home was shot after three masked men arrived and opened fire. The man was struck in the foot, and was transported to an area hospital.
Two French fugitives were arrested by police in Oegstgeest, Zuid Holland Wednesday after having been on the run for eight months. Both had been convicted for the large-scale importation of hard drugs from the Netherlands to France, according to a police report.
A 52-year-old driver was arrested on Monday evening in Nijmegen in connection with a hit-and-run crash, and abandoning his two grandchildren in his wrecked car. Police had sought the perpetrator since the incident on May 19th, which had also resulted in a 28-year-old man, from Nistelrode, Noord-Brabant, being injured.
An explosive robbery attempt on an ATM machine from ING took place in Joure on Monday night. Police shot at the suspects, who may have been wounded.
Police have closed a stretch of the A27 highway after catching four armed robbers fleeing the scene of a jewelry store heist in Breda. At least three of the suspects are believed to have robbed the Shivani jeweler on Haagdijk nearly 45 kilometers south from where police caught up to them in Nieuwland, Zuid Holland.
A bicycle theft suspect leapt from his balcony on Tuesday in order to escape the police. A mere theft charge turned into a more extensive rap sheet, as police discovered a cannabis farm in his home.
A man brandishing a sledgehammer as well as a firearm attacked a police officer on the Hellendaalstraat in Rotterdam on Wednesday. The police officer shot the attacker in the leg.
Police shot a 43-year old suspect on Wednesday morning after a police chase on the Tatraweg in Tilburg. The man was wounded, and subsequently arrested.
A 14-year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and violation. From August of last year, the boy is thought to have performed at least 17 attacks on roads and bicycle paths in the forests between Nijmegen and Malden, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
A fake doctor by the name of Fred B. was apprehended in Huissen this morning. Police are still investigating him and his clinic, the Medisch Center Sanit, according to sources from Omroep Gelderland.