The body of a dead man was found in a flat where two suspects apparently tried to evade police by leaping from the third-floor apartment’s balcony. The two suspects were seriously injured as a result and taken to an area hospital under police supervision.
Over half of the people suspected of a crime in the Netherlands committed that crime in the same municipality in which they live, according to an analysis of crime figures from 2016 by Statistics Netherlands. The police registered 268 thousand suspects last year.
Almost a third of suspects came from a different municipality. About 14 percent of suspects don't have a fixed address in the Netherlands. In nearly a fifth of crimes, the suspects live in one of the four large Dutch cities - Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.
The court in Amsterdam left thousands of pages of confidential documents behind when it left the building for major renovations, the Telegraaf reports. Construction workers brought these documents to the newspaper.
The construction workers found the documents while working on the court's renovation. According to the newspaper, it involves thousands of pages that contain, among other things, information on pending criminal cases, recently launched police investigations and names and address details of witnesses and defendants.
From today the Dutch police can track suspects using facial recognition - faces of suspects, from surveillance camera footage for example, can now be compared with a large database filled with photos of people with criminal records, NOS reports.
On Monday the Belgian authorities released six suspects connected to a foiled attack on a Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris in August last year
The Koninklijke Marechaussee, the military policing force responsible for airport security at Schiphol, chekced a massive 3,387 cellphones and SIM cards at the airport last year, according to figures the Dutch foundation Freedom Inc obtained through the Freedom of Information Act
Public Prosecutor has demanded that two suspects who have been arrested in connection with a drive-by attempted assassination be sentenced for an unconditional 14 year prison sentence. The public prosecutor has called for this in light of the incident taking place in a residential area in broad daylight, with a semi-automatic firearm.
The number of crimes committed in the Netherlands decreased by 23 percent over the past seven years. Last year the police registered just over one million crimes, compared to 1.3 million in 2007. The decrease can be seen across the board in all categories of crime.
The police have released details of a specific man they would like to talk to in connection with the assassination in front of Tapas Village sisha lounge on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam West on Tuesday. Camera images show this man running away from the sisha lounge just before the shooting happened. The police also call on any other witnesses to come forward.
The police are looking for three people in connection with the fatal shooting on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam just after midnight on Wednesday. The victim has been identified as a 25 year old man from Zaandam with criminal connections.
A second suspect in the Valkenburg lover-boy case has committed suicide. He was (probably) one of the 16 year old girl's customers.
Seven students who were found in possession of stolen exams from the Rotterdam school IBN Ghaldounwere, were sentenced to community service. The court previously found seven guilty of theft and pilferage, while five other students were acquitted.
On Thursday morning, a jewelry store in Tilburg was ram-raided, causing significant damage. According to the police, there were three suspects who used a car to crash into the jewelry store in Heyhoef around 4.30 a.m.
Police in The Hague report that they arrested a 16-year-old man on Wednesday morning on suspicion of his involvement in several outbursts of violence and hooliganism during the demonstration on the Hoefkade on the 10th of August.
The police in The Netherlands have received more reports of child pornography in 2013 than in 2012. Reported incidents of the production, spreading or downloading of child pornography was 535 in 2013. Compared to 496 in 2012, that's an 8 percent rise.
A large portion of the students who made use of the exams stolen at the Ibn Ghaldoun school in Rotterdam last year have avoided jail time, but may have to do community service. This comes from an announcement published by the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) today.
Authorities in the Netherlands are not doing enough to tackle the issue of human trafficking. With the information available, the police, Royal Military Police (marechaussee) and labour inspection should be working harder to stem the problem, according to a report from the National Human Trafficking Reporter, which minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice will receive today.
Two groups of people had an argument in a bar on the Vijverstraat in Sint Willebrord, after which some were involved in a series of crashes on the A58 near Breda resulting in two arrests.
Six postmen and one accomplice were arrested on Tuesday for large-scale fraud with tax money.
A 71-year old man was robbed by three men in Leidschendam.
Police in Zeeland apprehended two men on Monday, in suspicion of involvement in the death of photographer Henry Meye, who was killed in 2011.
A 28-year-old mother managed to prevent the kidnapping of her 4-year-old son, Monday, March 10, around 17:25 on the Dunant street in Zoetermeer. Police are looking for witnesses.
Schiedam police arrested two men in the night of Sunday on Monday around 02:30, after they filled up a car they had stolen the day before in Maassluis and took off without paying.