Kaatsheuvel

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Aug 11 '17 14:10

The Noord-Brabant are raiding nine homes and businesses on Friday as part of a major investigation into money laundering, ANP reports.

The police also seized the administration of seven auditing firms. The investigators believe that the suspects in this investigation used the auditing firms' services for their money laundering practices. Whether or not the auditors and accountants were aware of this fact is not yet clear.

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Jul 21 '17 12:10

A 43-year-old woman from Tilburg was arrested on Thursday night for assaulting a young child at a bus stop in front of amusement park Efteling. A security guard in the Kaatsheuvel park saw on surveillance cameras how the woman hit the child in the face at least ten times. He called the police, Omroep Brabant reports.

The police were called in around 9:30 p.m. According to the police, the child is younger than 5-years-old and is now in the care of youth protection. The woman is in custody.  Whether the woman is the child's mother is unclear. 

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Jul 11 '17 12:30

The police raided nine homes and companies across Noord-Brabant on Tuesday as part of a major money laundering investigation. A limousine rental company in Kaatsheuvel was one of the addresses raided. At least two limousines will be seized, a police spokesperson said to NU.nl.

Addresses in Waalwijk, Rijen, Almkerk and Aalst were also raided. About a hundred people took part in this action, including police officers, FIOD officers, and soldiers. A number of sniffer dogs were also used. 

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Jan 30 '17 14:30

Former soldier Robert B. was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing his wife in Kaatsheuvel last year, the military court in Arnhem ruled on Monday. The Public Prosecutor had demanded 15 years in prison, AD reports.

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Oct 5 '16 12:35

A 37-year-old man from Kessel was killed in an accident during the construction of a winter attraction at theme park Efteling in Kaatsheuvel, the Tilburg police said on Twitter. Another man was slightly injured in his leg.

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Jul 29 '16 13:40

Ben Arends, a 61-year-old wheelchair bound man living in Kaatsheuvel, and his service dog Anton was twice threatened and attacked by the same cyclist over the past week

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May 27 '16 17:00

Theme park Efteling made it the top 25 of AECOM's annual list of most visited theme parks in the world. The Dutch theme park is number 24 on the list, with 4.66 million visitors

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May 24 '16 11:40

The court in Breda sentenced Wim S. to 18 years in prison for the murder of his partner Heidy Goedhart in Kaatsheuvel in 2010. The sentence is equal to what the prosecutor demanded

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May 18 '16 09:43

The number of police undercover missions are at a record high, with dozens of undercover officers deployed each year, AD reports based in figures retrieved through the Freedom of Information Act.

Apr 7 '16 16:35

Thirteen of 55 suspects arrested during a massive drug bust in southern Netherlands on Monday, were remanded back into custody after being arraigned on Tuesday and Wednesday. Others still have to appear in front of the magistrate, the Public Prosecutor announced

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Mar 17 '16 07:56

Residents of Doctor Schaepmanstraat in Kaatsheuvel are shocked by the drama that unfolded in their street early on Wednesday morning. 48 year old military shooting instructor Robert was arrested for murdering his wife Dollie. Robert himself called the police.

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Mar 16 '16 10:15

A soldier was arrested a woman was found dead in a home in Kaatsheuvel on Wednesday morning. The police believe she was murdered.

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Mar 14 '16 08:22

A 31 year old fugitive was injured in the foot when he was open fired upon in what seems to be an attempted assassination in Kaatsheuvel on Saturday night. He is being treated in a prison hospital. The police are looking for the perpetrators.

Dec 29 '15 08:48

From Monday the municipality of Loon op Zand will be sending volunteers to accompany kids cycling from Kaatsheuvel to the special education primary school in Waalwijk. The about 60 kids' fixed route to school takes them past a coming temporary shelter for 1,200 asylum seekers. The municipality hopes that this measure will ease the parents' fear for the safety of their children

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Dec 22 '15 08:09

An information evening held Monday night in Kaatsheuvel about the emergency refugee shelter in holiday resort Droomgaard was relatively calm even as protesters made their voices heard. Residents are upset about the uncertainty and lack of clarity surrounding when the asylum seekers will arrive and how long they will stay. They are also concerned that the refugees will bring disturbances and problems with them

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Aug 4 '15 10:44

The Royal Netherlands Society for Dentistry is investigating a case of a dentist practice in Kaatsheuvel refusing treatment for a HIV positive patient. According to the patient, John, he was refused treatment due to his infection. According to the practice, Cosmident, John was refused because he did not inform the practice of his infection himself.

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Jul 15 '15 08:39

The case surrounding the murder of Heidy Goedhart from Kaatsheuvel seemed to be neatly wrapped up when her partner, Wim S., confessed to killing her last year. But experts are now calling the confession unreliable and worthless, because of the way that the police manipulated the suspect into giving it, Brabants Dagblad reports based on the police file on the case.

Apr 28 '15 12:23

The first train for the new Eftelling roller coaster, Baron 1898, is set to arrive in Kaatsheuvel this week. This means that it is only a matter of time before the test rides begin.

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Apr 10 '15 09:58

Robbers backed a truck through the window of The Gearshed Store in Kaatsheuvel early on Friday morning, Omroep Brabant reports. The owner of the weapon store can't yet say what was stolen.

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Oct 15 '14 14:13

The new roller coaster that Efteling will open in the summer of 2015, takes visitors to the period of the Dutch mining in the 19th century.

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Oct 13 '14 15:39

On Saturday afternoon, October 11th, the police arrested three people after a minor accident in the parking lot of a supermarket in Poolsestraat, Kaatsheuvel.

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Jul 28 '14 15:52

The Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code orange for extreme weather in North and South Holland as well as North Brabant and Utrecht. The rain and thunderstorms in these areas can be very disruptive and even dangerous. Overnight, a lot of rain fell across the country, and more bad weather is expected for the rest of the day.

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Jun 9 '14 15:16

Residents across Brabant awoke Monday morning to severe storms accompanied by whirlwinds, lightening and hail which combined to cause damage across the region. Nobody was injured from Monday’s troublesome weather.

Jun 7 '14 11:51

The police and the ambulance rescued a two-weeks-old baby from the overheated car in Kaatsheuvel. Parents left it in the locked car with closed windows and went away for a while.

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