Two people were killed in four separate stabbings across the Netherlands on New Year's Eve and New Year's morning. Several people were arrested.
The police and judiciary believe that the orders for the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom and attempted assassination on another Amsterdam criminal Peter R. came from the same place
The police arrested another two suspects this week on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom. The suspects are two men from Amsterdam, aged 26 and 33, and will be arraigned on Friday
The police had a break through in the investigation into the very public and very violent assassination of 43 year old Lucas Boom. Four suspects were arrested over the last two weeks, the police announced on Friday.
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.
A 17 year old boy was attacked by three dogs in the Burgemeester in 't Veldpark in Zaandam on Tuesday afternoon. He was injured in his face and lost a tooth. The police are looking for the owner of these dogs.
A shooting incident on Cornelis Outshoornstraat in Amsterdam on Saturday left one man dead and another man wounded. One suspect was arrested. Another, unrelated shooting at a wedding in Zaandam on Friday left one man critically injured and two arrested. So far there are no indications that either of these shootings were assassination attempts from within the criminal circuit.
The newly purchased painting entitled “Voorzaan and Westerhem” was unveiled yesterday at the very proud Zaans Museum in Zaansdam, with this being the museum’s most expensive purchase in its history.
Two pleasure yachts in a marina in Zaandam caught fire after an explosion on one of the vessels. Three people were injured.
The police have released a composite sketch of a man they believe may be connected to the assassination of notorious Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom in Zaandam on June 9th.
Several children told the police that they noticed laser lights on their bodies on the day that notorious Amsterdam criminal Lucas Boom was killed on the street in Zaandam.
A 20 year old man from Wieringerwerf was assaulted at the Zaandam Center railway station on Saturday morning after returning a forgotten bag to its owner.
A couple in Zaandam were fined 230 euros each for boarding the train after the departure whistle. The authorities accused them of "impeding the movement of public transport," they told broadcaster AT5.
So far the police have received 8 tips regarding the assassination of underworld figure Lucas Boom in Zaandam on Tuesday. Television program Opsporing Verzocht broadcast information about the case last night.
Police in Amsterdam Noord arrested a man there Tuesday night possibly linked to the brash, daytime murder of underworld figure Lucas Boom. The suspect was taken into custody because he matched the description of a man spotted at the scene of a burnt-out, brown Volkswagen Transporter van.
The man who was violently assassinated in Zaandam earlier this afternoon, has been identified as Amsterdam career criminal Lucas Boom, Het Parool reports.
A shooting incident on J. Kruijverstraat in Zaandam on Tuesday afternoon has left one person dead. The police are looking for a brown minivan believed to have been involved in the shooting.
The Zaans Museum purchased a work by French painter Claude Monet for 1.16 million euros, making it the most expensive purchase in the history of the museum. Titled, "Voorzaan and Westerhem," Monet painted the piece when he stayed in the city in 1871.
One of the three persons of interest in the assassination on De Clercqstraat, Amsterdam West on Wednesday, has turned himself in to the police. This is the man who was in the car with the victim. The police confirm that he is at the police station and being questioned by detectives.
Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan ordered the closure of the Tapas Village shisha bar, the city announced Wednesday evening. The cafe is believed to be a stronghold in the criminal underworld, frequently used for gang meetings, and the focal point of an overnight street assassination in the city's Kinkerbuurt neighborhood.
Football team AZ Alkmaar will introduce a new, all-red outfit for footballers playing in home matches, the team said on Wednesday. The outfit is a throwback to their 1981 championship season, and American firm Under Armour will produce the kit as part of a new deal with the team.
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.
The police arrested six window cleaners in Santpoort-Noord after receiving a tip that a quarrel between two groups of several window cleaning teams may turn into an actual fight, the police report. The six grew increasingly violent over a debate about stealing customers, according to the report.