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Seven arrested across Utrecht in Gangland Raids

Seven people have been arrested in co-ordinated police raids across Utrecht and its surrounding towns this morning. This is part of a major investigation into organised crime in Utrecht. Eight homes were targeted and...

Utrecht weed boat to leave for renovations 0

Utrecht weed boat to leave for renovations

The Utrecht cannabis boat will depart for a new location next week to undergo renovations. The ‘Weed Boat’ or ‘Wietboot’ in Dutch is a popular location for smokers to buy and smoke cannabis. Visitors can socialize...

Placebo XTC pills to be handed out on Koningsdag 0

Placebo XTC pills to be handed out on Koningsdag

Youth from the political party ‘Democrats 66’ will be handing out fake XTC pills on King’s Day (Koningsdag). The initiative is part of a larger ongoing plan to inform youths about the dangers of not testing...

Protest against new Coffeeshop in Zuilen 0

Protest against new Coffeeshop in Zuilen

Shop owners in the district of Zuilen have started a petition against a new coffeeshop to emerge at the Amsterdamsestraatweg. Some 2000 signatures have already been confirmed. Residents and business owners feel that a coffeeshop...

Water leakage leads to marijuana plantation 0

Water leakage leads to marijuana plantation

A marijuana plantation was discovered in an attic at a residence on the Tigrisdreef in Utrecht on Friday evening after a complaint of a water leakage coming from the roof. During a police investigation,...

Provincial interest to centrally cultivate marijuana 0

Provincial interest to centrally cultivate marijuana

Utrecht are interested in plans to centralize the cultivation of marijuana following ongoing debate on how the production of marijuana should become more controlled and regulated. A new proposal to move forward with the initiative came...

Utrecht sewage high in ecstasy content 0

Utrecht sewage high in ecstasy content

Compared to other major cities around Europe, Utrecht’s sewage contains some of the highest loads of the partydrug ecstasy along with Amsterdam and Eindhoven, according to a study carried out in 19 European cities. The...