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Dec 8 '15 12:30

The appeal in the case against Tarik Z., the young man who tried to hijack the 8:00 p.m. NOS news broadcast in January, started in the court in Leeuwarden on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded 4 years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, against the man, according to reporter Raymond Boere tweeting live from the courtroom.

Dec 7 '15 16:00

The trial against 25-year-old New York born Dominican George H. started in started in the court in Amsterdam on Monday. He is accused of killing two Amsterdam residents in an attempt to collect their health insurance

Dec 4 '15 11:21

The court in The Hague convicted a 17 year old girl from Gouda on Thursday for dosing an unsuspecting classmate with ecstasy. She was sentenced to 90 days in juvenile detention, 75 of which conditionally suspended, and 120 hours of community service. She must also pay 1,245.09 in compensation to the victim

asylum seekers
Dec 4 '15 07:52

An 18 year old Syrian man was arrested in The Hague on Monday on suspicion of participation in a terrorist organization, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday. The man arrived in the Netherlands in October and applied for asylum. He was living in an asylum shelter in Zaandam.

Dec 3 '15 14:25

There are no concrete indications that Mohammed B., the man serving a life sentence for the 2004 murder of Theo van Gogh, had any accomplices in the murder, according to the CTIVD, the commission supervising the intelligence and security services.

Dec 3 '15 14:00

The Public Prosecutor demanded 14 years in prison against mixed martial arts fighter Jordan J. in the court in Amsterdam on Thursday. J. is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, 22 year old sex worker Krasimira, and then setting fire to her home in September 2013. The Prosecutor asked that the J. be convicted of manslaughter because premeditation cannot be conclusively proven

Dec 3 '15 07:59

Mark M., the former cop suspected of leaking confidential police information to criminals, obtained information from "dozens of criminal investigations", chief prosecutor Nicole Zandee said

Dec 2 '15 13:30

The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence, six months suspended, against 21 year old Roy L. for throwing a mortar bomb at the police during the Feyenoord riots in Rome in February. One Italian police officer was injured.

Dec 2 '15 13:02

Flip S., the man suspected of selling white heroin as cocaine in Amsterdam, will remain in custody until his trial starts on February 9th. He is facing three charges of murder and 12 of attempted murder.

Nov 30 '15 14:05

The Public Prosecutor decided to scrap the fine issued for a wheelchair bus in Rotterdam during an escorted rush to the hospital October 16th.

Feyenoord football fans riot in Rome (Screenshot YouTube/Polizia di Stato)
Nov 27 '15 15:05

The Public Prosecutor demanded one prison sentence and three sentences of community service against the first four Feyenoord fans involved in the Rome riots whose cases appeared in the court of Rotterdam on Friday, the Telegraaf reports.

Nov 26 '15 12:55

A 51 year old man from Roerdalen, Limburg is suspected of raping and sexually abusing two teenage girls, one of them his daughter, over a period of 14 years. His daughter fell pregnant with his child when she was 14 years old.

Nov 25 '15 16:25

Jan Fasen - the Breda man who is suspected of playing a central role in the horse meat scandal that had much of Europe doubting their dinners 2.5 years ago - is back in the meat selling business, his lawyer confirmed during a pre-trial hearing in the court of Breda on Wednesday

Nov 25 '15 10:55

A number of international experts will meet in the Netherlands over the next three weeks to examine the evidence in the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.

Nov 24 '15 15:35

Dutch criminals are responsible for a large share of the trade of illegal products, especially drugs and firearms, on the so-called Dark Web. One one of the illegal online market places, Dutch retailers even accounted for 10 percent of the orders.

Nov 24 '15 14:41

The Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence of 5 months, three of which conditional, and 240 hours of community service against former European Parliamentarian Daniel van der Stoep in the court in The Hague on Tuesday. He is accused of trying to lure three underage girls into sex by offering them money and gifts in 2013 and 2014.

Nov 24 '15 13:50

The Public Prosecutor demanded a 16 year prison sentence against a 43 year old man suspected of drugging and then robbing three gay men of their debit cards.

Nov 23 '15 10:40

One of the underage girls former European Parliamentarian Daniel van der Stoep is suspected of trying to solicit sex from, is the daughter of one of the policy aides that worked with him in the party "Artikel 50" during the European Parliament elections in 2014.

Susteren A2 highway closed
Nov 20 '15 10:14

The two men who were arrested in Susteren on Monday, were arrested on suspicion of threatening to commit a terrorist offense, according to the Public Prosecutor. The magistrate extended their custody by 14 days

Nov 20 '15 09:51

The man standing trial for a series of robberies in Amsterdam in May, 21 year old Belgian Giovanni D., escaped from a Belgian prison shortly before committing the crimes. The Pubic Prosecutor demanded a 7 year prison sentence against him in the court in Amsterdam on Thursday

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Nov 20 '15 09:20

The Rotterdam police did not find anything "strange" in or around the suspicious car found on the Westersingel on Thursday night. The Mercedes is registered as "suspicious" and signals were sent to the police when it was caught on a camera at a border crossing.

Nov 19 '15 15:35

The Rotterdam police and Public Prosecutor are investigating a new webcam abuse case in which dozens of underage girls and girls with mental disabilities were talked into adopting sexual poses and committing sexual acts in front of a webcam.

Nov 16 '15 14:10

A 25 year old postal worker in Eelde was caught with more than 13 thousand pieces of undelivered mail hidden in her home. The mail was supposed to be delivered between 2012 and August of this year to address in Eelde and Paterswolde.

Nov 16 '15 10:17

Amsterdam is calling on its residents to not let fear caused by the attacks in Paris lead them to change their way of life. The threat level in the city has not changed after the attacks and Amsterdam remains calm.


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