Roosendaal

Police officer looking for witnesses
Jun 21 '17 17:10

The police are still struggling to identify a man found murdered in Roosendaal last week. Photos of the victim were therefore released in the hopes information from the public may help find this man's identity.

The man's on Turfvaartsestraat last week Wednesday. An autopsy on his body on Friday revealed that he was murdered.  

 crime scene tape
Jun 15 '17 12:40

A body was found hidden under a tarp on Turfvaartsestraat in Nispen on Wednesday morning. The police believe the victim was murdered, a spokesperson for the police said to the Telegraaf on Thursday.

A passerby found the body on the bend of a dirt road. The police are still investigating at the site. Fifteen detectives are on the case, according to the spokesperson.

So far no information was released regarding the victim's identity. Even the gender of the victim is unclear.

Nispen falls under the municipality of Roosendaal.

Train derails after crashing into a truck in Wouw, Noord-Brabant, 28 Apr 2017
Apr 28 '17 08:49

A passenger train derailed after colliding with a truck in the Noord-Brabant town of Wouw on Friday morning, local safety office Veiligheidsregio Midden- en West-Brabant reports. As far as is known, no one was seriously injured. The train driver sustained slight injuries, but truck driver managed to get out of the vehicle before the train hit, a spokesperson for the safety office said to NU.nl.

Police
Apr 18 '17 13:40

A Roosendaal man believes his ex-wife is behind his home being targeted in a shooting on Sunday night, he said to Omroep Brabant. The home on Diepenberg in Roosendaal was No one was injured.

Bullets Through Glass
Apr 17 '17 12:50

Bullets whizzed through a Roosendaal neighborhood Sunday night in what police allege to be a targeted shooting of a home on the Diepenberg in the Noord-Brabant city. Several shots were fired at the home, bursting windows before the suspects escaped just after 11 p.m. on Easter.

There were no injuries in the incident despite at least one resident being home at the time of the shooting, police told Omroep Brabant.

Police have not yet identified a motive in the shooting.

Police guard in a detention center
Mar 30 '17 14:20

Over half of the people suspected of a crime in the Netherlands committed that crime in the same municipality in which they live, according to an analysis of crime figures from 2016 by Statistics Netherlands. The police registered 268 thousand suspects last year.

Almost a third of suspects came from a different municipality. About 14 percent of suspects don't have a fixed address in the Netherlands. In nearly a fifth of crimes, the suspects live in one of the four large Dutch cities - Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.

Double decker train in Amsterdam
Jan 10 '17 08:35

No train traffic is possible to and from Roosendaal on Tuesday morning. A short circuit caused by an electrical fire in a substation means that there is no electricity on the overhead, according to ProRail.

Ice skating
Jan 9 '17 14:50

The Roosendaal fire department made skaters' night on Friday by rushing water to the Iceworld Roosendaal ice rink on Markt. Employees were unable to spray the rink with water themselves, because the pipes were frozen, Weekblad De Bode reports.

Instead of letting their skaters down, the Iceworld employees called the fire department for help. Firefighters rushed over, sprayed the ice rink with water and saved the skaters' pleasant skating evening. 

Some of the firefighting water ended up on the road. The road was sprinkled with salt to prevent it turning slippery.

"Dead body" and "crocodile" found in Roosendaal and Amsterdam respectively, 25 Dec 2016
Dec 26 '16 16:35

Inflatable toys sent first responders in Amsterdam and Roosendaal rushing to the rescue on Christmas day. Amsterdam police responded to what turned out to be a inflatable crocodile in one of the canals. And the Roosendaal police discovered their dead body was a naked blow-up doll.

Several police units in Amsterdam responded to the canal on 1e Constantijn Huygenstraat after someone reported a crocodile swimming in the canal. At the scene the police did find a crocodile, though this one did not seem to be much of a threat - it was an inflatable pool toy.

Guide dog
Dec 22 '16 08:30

A blind passenger fell from a train in Roosendaal on Friday after the doors opened on the wrong side. He escaped the incident shaken, but unharmed. NS is taking measures to prevent this happening again in future, AD reports.

Nov 8 '16 12:15

A 32-year-old man managed to damage around 40 cars and 20 storage spaces with a single smoldering joint in Roosendaal on Sunday, Weekblad De Bode reports.

The man put the smoldering joint in a cardbox box and left it in a storage space in an apartment buiding on Burgemeester Freijterslaan. The cardboard box caught fire and caused a massive amount of smoke, filling the entire basement.

Some 40 cars and 20 storage spaces sustained soot and smoke damage.

Mosque
Sep 20 '16 13:25

A group of 15 Commando Corps soldiers are taking legal steps o try and stop the Moroccan mosque in Kortendijk, Roosendaal from any more calls to prayer. They've hired a lawyer to advise them on how to proceed

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Aug 16 '16 15:30

Two Roosendaal residents caught a car thief red-handed while walking the streets playing Pokemon Go during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the police said in a statement.

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Jul 21 '16 09:43

The Roosendaal police are calling on Pokemon Go players to keep an eye out for suspicious situations and persons while they're walking the streets hunting Pokemon. By reporting anything suspicious, Pokemon hunters can help increase safety in the city, the police believe.

Jun 13 '16 14:15

Four men were arrested on Sunday night for assaulting another man with a baseball bat in a home on Ettingstraat in Roosendaal, the police said in a statement on Monday.

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May 20 '16 14:00

The substance police officers found when they raided terror suspect Samir O.'s home in April, was not explosives, but shoarma seasoning, O.'s lawyer Ed Manders said to the Telegraaf.

Dutch police Arrest team
May 20 '16 07:56

There is no evidence that the suspects whose arrests were shown on an episode of Onder de Radar were planning an attack in Amsterdam, the Public Prosecutor in Brabant said on Thursday evening. All suspects will be released on Friday

Gavel (Source: Wikimedia/Brian Turner)
May 19 '16 13:45

Lawyer Ed Manders can't believe Wednesday night's episode of Dutch television program Onder de radar, which showed the arrests of a group of people suspected to be a terrorist cell, he said to the Telegraaf. The lawyer called the broadcast "ridiculous".

Dutch police Arrest team
May 19 '16 10:23

A terrorist cell the police arrested in Roosendaal end April, was planning an attack in Amsterdam, according to Wednesday's broadcast of Dutch television program Onder de radar

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May 11 '16 07:53

The owner of a shoarma cafe in Roosendaal was arrested last week. The Public Prosecutor believes he stands central to an investigation into the funding of the international jihad

Mar 24 '16 08:15

Rolf Timmers from Roosendaal and Tom Schoondermark from Sprang-Capelle were both at the Zaventem airport in Brussels on Tuesday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up. They still can't believe what happened, but know they were very lucky to survive unharmed.

Red Cross - Brussels response
Mar 22 '16 18:44

At least 34 people were killed and another 230 injured in targeted attacks on Belgium Tuesday morning. Two bombs were detonated in a departures hall at the Zaventem airport there, causing 14 deaths and wounding 100. The others were killed or hurt when a bomb went off inside a subway car at the city’s Maalbeek metro stop near European Union offices and several media agencies.

Feb 17 '16 12:16

A 29 year old man was held hostage and tortured in an apartment building on Christiaan Huijgensstraat in Roosendaal on Tuesday afternoon. Two men were arrested in connection with this kidnapping.

Dec 28 '15 12:53

The police once again had their hands full with burglaries over the Christmas days. Numerous burglars were arrested across the Netherlands between December 24th and December 26th and many more burglaries were reported, though there was not a remarkable increase in the number of burglaries compared to the same period in previous years.

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