Police officers arrested a 42 year old man on Tuesday. He is suspected of stealing mailbags to get credit cards.
Two of the six Bitcoin ATM's in Amsterdam were stolen in the last four weeks. The ATM's were located at the Thai restaurant Warie's Thai Food on Rozengracht in Amsterdam and at cafe ' Hofje van Wijs on Zeedijk, Het Parool reports.
Two men alleged to have stolen a 175,000-euro Gassan diamond earlier this month in Amsterdam are shown in surveillance footage released by the police Thursday.
An Australian man has admitted to the vicious and repeated rape and abuse of a young Dutch tourist on the day he was due to face an Australian court for the charges.
Medical records from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) that were supposed to be destroyed, ended up in the spotlight on regional broadcaster RTV Noord. The program shows the workers of the employment company Synergon handling old x-rays carelessly. Synergon has reported the theft to the police.
A 21-year old Polish man was held by witnesses and bystanders and handed over to police in The Hague on Sunday after allegedly stealing a mobile phone from a woman working in a local massage parlour.
Police working at Schiphol Airport arrested four men in December suspected of stealing a valuable truckload. The Marechaussee, the policing branch of the Dutch armed forces, caught the men red-handed as they tried to steal cargo worth roughly two million euros.
Four men have been arrested following an investigation into the theft of luxury goods worth "several tens of thousands of euros" from an airliner's passenger jets, the Marechaussee military police say. Two of the suspects are employed by the airline, while the other two were caught after trying to sell the goods online.
The Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Military Police) arrested four men between the ages of 27 and 42 years during an investigation into the theft of luxury goods from airplanes at Schiphol airport.
Children are increasingly often becoming the victims of crimes such as assault, robbery or vandalism. In 2013, one in five young people aged 15 to 18 was the victim of violence or a crime against property.
Police are on the lookout for a burglar accused of breaking into a food bank and stealing gifts meant for children from low-income families. The incident happened overnight in Dodewaard, Gelderland at a facility run by the Kinderen van de Voedselbank, a charity that supports children with clothes, shoes, day trips to the zoo and presents on birthdays.
The Public Prosecutor punishes minor offenses such as drug possession, theft and vandalism more severely than the courts.
The PVV wants the police to make palm-prints of suspects more often so that they can use it to solve more thefts and burglaries.
Dog walker Chantal Scholten says she is still in shock after her van was stolen while she was on the job in Arnhem, Gelderland. There were 15 dogs inside the Renault Traffic when it was taken Monday at about 11:30 a.m.
The police have managed to recover a Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet costume that was stolen from a shop in Burchstraat in Nijmegen on Saturday.
On Wednesday afternoon a 24 year old man from Assen turned himself in to the police after he saw footage of himself broadcast on Opsporing Verzocht.
Police have warned people to stay extra alert as the Netherlands moves into winter, and the daylight becomes shorter. Local officers will increase patrols, keep an eye out for notorious burglars, and be on heightened alert for criminal activity from October to March, the police department said in a press release.
European Union police force have made more than a thousand arrests, representing the biggest ever co-ordinated crackdown on organized crime. Operation Archimedest which was coordinated by Europol from The Hague, arrested 1,027 people, including 80 Dutch citizens involved in the theft of luxury cars.
The police in Apeldoorn still has hundreds of pieces of jewelry for which they still have to identify the owners.
After trains traveling to Schiphol came to a near stand still on Thursday night, rail traffic to the Amsterdam airport has been cancelled throughout the weekend, and it is expected to remain significantly affected at least to Monday's evening rush hour. The trouble started when copper thieves cut through electricity wires, setting the wires alight and causing damage to the tracks.
Dutch society loses about €30 billion annually to fraudsters, including scams such as insurance fraud and swindling with benefits. The guilty parties are rarely caught, according to daily newspaper Metro.
An ATM was bombed in Leidsewallen station in Zoetermeer on Tuesday morning, omroepwest.nl reports. No cash was stolen in the incident.
While the SC Buitenveldertbaan women's team was playing football on the pitch inside, a thief snuck into their Amsterdam clubhouse and stole the lady's belongings. Security cameras inside the bar caught the thief in the act, and the team released the video footage on their Facebook page with an appeal to catch the criminal and get their stuff back.
The 70-year old Cok Harteveld from Maassluis was robbed of his pension this weekend when thieves stole his entire chips-stall. The stall provides Harteveld's income, and he was going to pass it on to his grandchild, until it was stolen. Police may have one lead, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.