Oosterhout

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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 7 '17 15:30

A woman was arrested on Thursday afternoon for setting a fire in her apartment on Vrijheidstraat in Oosterhout. Early on Friday morning the fire flared up again to the extent that the According to a neighbor, the woman wanted to commit suicide.

Jul 7 '17 07:28

An apartment building in Oosterhout was evacuated early Friday morning after a large fire started in one of the apartments. Firefighters took 30 people from their beds. No one was injured, Omroep Brabant reports.

The three-story apartment building is located on Vrijheidsstraat. The apartment in which the fire started, burnt out completely. Tree other homes sustained damage, and the fire department is still investigating a further two apartments for damage. 

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Jun 21 '17 08:45

The police pulled a body out of the Waal river at Sluis St. Andries in the municipality of Maasdriel on Tuesday. The identity of the victim is still unknown, but the police could confirm that it was not a swimmer who disappeared while swimming in the Waal at Andelst on Tuesday afternoon. A search for the swimmer was called off around 7:00 p.m. without result, according to De Gelderlander.

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May 9 '17 12:00

A 33-year-old man was arrested in Oosterhout on Monday afternoon after he kidnapped a baby in Breda. The baby was found safe and unharmed, still in the man's possession. Paramedics took care of the baby while the seemingly disturbed man was arrested, AD reports.

The man has some kind of connection with the child, though the police would not confirm the relationship due to privacy concerns. The police did say that the man had an appointment with aid workers and a woman at aid organization Veilig Thuis and that he took the baby from there. 

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May 8 '17 16:00

The football match between FC Den Bosch and FC Dordrecht was suspended for 15 minutes on Friday after a thrown firework exploded near the ball boy's head. The terrified boy ran off the field in tears. He sustained hearing damage, according to Omroep Brabant.

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Jan 30 '17 09:16

The Public Prosecutor demanded 7 years in prison against child minder Cora A. the court in Breda on Friday. A. is suspected of shaking a four month old baby to death while he was in her care in 2013, Omroep Brabant reports.

The four month old baby from Oosterhout died in June 2013, one week after being admitted to the hospital. The investigation against Cora A. only closed in the autumn of last year.

Nov 9 '16 13:15

A massive 371 of the 393 municipalities in the Netherlands still hae money left in the budget they received from the state for home care and youth care last year, officials newspaper Binnenlands Bestuur reports based on its own research.

According to the newspaper, a number of municipalities including Oosterhout, Heerenveen and Dongeradeel did not spend about 30 percent of their care budget. In euros, Breda had the most money left - about 38 million euros of the 160 million euros that the government put into the municipal fund. 

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Aug 12 '16 14:40

A large fire in a Dycore oil plant on Ambachtsweg in Oosterhout on Friday led to the evacuation of homes and businesses in a 500 meter radius around the fire. Local residents are "urgently asked" to keep their windows and doors closed and to stay out of the smoke.

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Jul 26 '16 09:12

Dutch teenager Rick van Beijnen passed away on Monday after a quad bike accident on the Spanish island of Mallorca, a family member confirmed to Omroep Brabant.

Feb 19 '16 14:40

Police were called to the Amphia hospital in Oosterhout, Noord-Brabant after a 62-year-old Breda man walked in with a gunshot wound. The victim said he was shot near his Murphy’s Steakhouse restaurant on Tilburgseweg in Oosterhout.

Jan 5 '16 11:05

An arrest on Abdijstraat in Oosterhout took a strange twist on Monday. Instead of leaving with a handcuffed suspect, the police walked away with a hand grenade.

Sep 21 '15 14:35

The Amphia Hosipital in Oosterhout had to close its operating complex on Monday due to a water leak. This resulted in 37 patients not being able to undergo their surgeries.

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Sep 21 '15 14:00

One girl might be too scared to ever get behind the wheel again after her first driving lesson ended with her crashing into a furniture store in Oosterhout on Sunday morning.

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Jun 9 '15 11:01

The suspect arrested shortly after a fatal stabbing in Oosterhout on Friday, was arraigned on Monday. The 50 year old man from Oosterhout will remain in custody.

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Jun 5 '15 13:45

A man was stabbed to death on Nieuwe Bouwlingstraat in Oosterhout on Friday morning. A possible suspect has been arrested. The police are investigating whether this suspect was involved in the stabbing.

Mar 11 '15 18:33

The public prosecutor is investigating three different Brabant police officers involved in shooting incidents last year, officials told broadcaster Omroep Brabant. The shootings took place in Tilburg and Oosterhout, with prosecutors questioning if the use of lethal force was appropriate in either situation.

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Feb 25 '15 13:29

A 75 year old child molester from Oosterhout was arrested on Saturday, De Telegraaf reports. The man was found with two boys at his house while he is forbidden to have any contact with children.

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Jan 20 '15 11:13

Five people became unwell in the police station on Europark in Oosterhout this morning. The fire department is investigating the cause.

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May 2 '14 15:06

A 62-year old woman was arrested in her home in Oosterhout Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of theft. It is thought that the woman stole an iPhone that was lying on a check-out counter in a shop in 's-Hertogenbosch.

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Mar 31 '14 14:40

A woman from Oosterhout near Breda died this morning after a fight with her partner. The partner has been arrested.