Culemborg

Handcuffs
Apr 1 '19 09:18

A 15-year-old boy was assaulted and stabbed during a fight with a group of other boys at a playground in the Parijsch district of Culemborg on Saturday. A 14-year-old boy was arrested later in the evening, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

The fight started near the playground. The 15-year-old boy was kicked and beaten by a group of boys. The victim tried to get away, but his assailants followed him. The teenager was stabbed with a knife before the group of other boys ran off.

Police
Dec 17 '18 13:30

Police officers were present at five secondary school locations in Culemborg on Monday morning after a video showing a firearm appeared on social media. The video may be linked to one of the schools, according to the police. "We'd rather be safe than sorry", the police said, according to NU.nl.

The police are "constantly monitoring" the situation, but stress that there is no reason to assume that there is an actual threat. Lessons at the schools continued as usual.

Several citizens alerted the police to the video on Sunday. Who posted the video is not yet clear. 

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Oct 26 '18 10:00

The police identified the woman found murdered in a home on Herenstraat in Culemborg on Monday as the 47-year-old resident of the home. A 31-year-old man arrested for involvement in her death is still in custody on suspicion of murder or manslaughter.

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Oct 23 '18 10:50

A woman found dead in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning, was killed in a violent crime, the police confirmed. A 31-year-old man from Culemborg was arrested. He was the person who told the police where the woman was to be found, De Gelderlander reports.

At this stage nothing further is known about the identity of the victim or the circumstances of her death. The police were in the home on Herenstraat investigating all day on Monday. 

aanhouding-op-straat
Oct 22 '18 08:00

A person was found dead in a home on Herenstraat in Culemborg, the police said on Twitter around 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning. Based on initial investigation, the police arrested a man in the area of the home. 

Exactly what happened is not clear. No information was released about the victim's identity or cause of death. The police are investigating whether the victim was killed in a crime.

The arrested man was taken to a police station for questioning. 

High school classroom
Apr 17 '18 13:03

All locations of school community Lek en Linge in Culemborg were evacuated on Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat. Because it was initially unclear which location was threatened, the police ordered all locations evacuated. No bomb was found, AD reports.

The bomb threat turned out to be aimed at VMBO location on Ina Boudier-Bakkerstraat in Culemborg. The bomb would go off at 11:00 a.m., according to a threat. The police carefully searched the school. Nothing was found and pupils were allowed to return to their classes.

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Jan 3 '17 12:45

The Association Islamic Community Culemborg so far raised over 280 thousand euros for a new mosque in the city. The site of the planned mosque, an empty swimming pool building, went up in flames last week. The building was not yet insured, RTV Utrecht reports.

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Dec 29 '16 13:40

Organization Muslim Youth Culemborg is as confused as everyone else about a possible motive for the burning down of an old swimming pool building in the city on Wednesday night. The building was set to be turned into a mosque and a home base for young people in the Muslim community next year. "We never noticed in Culemborg people who are against the mosque", chairman Kamal Benmoghyt said to NOS. "We were never threatened and have never previously had to deal with vandalism."

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Dec 29 '16 07:33

Empty swimming pool building De Meer in Culemborg went up in flames on Wednesday night. The building on Multatulilaan was sold to Association Islamic community Culemborg, who planned to transform it into a mosque. Five cars also caught fire. According to the police, this is not a case of fire spreading from one place to another, a spokesperson said to ANP.

Niels Wienburg, missing from Culemborg since 19 Nov 2016
Dec 27 '16 12:30

The family of 18-year-old Niels Wienberg is arranging a torchlight procession through his home city of Culemborg on Thursday night. The autistic teen will be buried on Friday. The procession will start at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the town hall on Markt in Culemborg, AD reports 

Niels' family set up a memorial page for him on memori.nl. So far over 1,200 people lit a virtual candle for the deceased teenager and over 130 left a message of condolence for his family.

Niels Wienburg, missing from Culemborg since 19 Nov 2016
Dec 26 '16 10:41

The body of autistic Niels Wienberg was found in the Lek river near Culemborg on Friday. His identity was confirmed on Saturday. The 18-year-old went missing on November 19th.

Niels Wienberg left his home, without his medication, early on November 19th. He was last spotted on the train station in Culemborg. Some witnesses reported seeing him at Utrecht station.

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Aug 9 '16 17:30

The court in Arnhem sentenced a 25-year-old teacher from Nijmegen to one mandatory day in prison for sexually abusing his students. The teacher was also given the maximum community service of 240 and a conditionally suspended prison sentence of 199 days

agent-spreekt-automobilist-bij-verkeerscontrole
Aug 1 '16 12:05

Two people were arrested in Culemborg on Saturday after the police found a large amount of baby formula in their car during a routine traffic check, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

Jan 2 '15 08:17

According to the first preliminary figures of the police, there were fewer incidents during this New Year's than last year. In 2013 the police received 8,413 reports of incidents, this year there were 8,236. This year the police made 576 arrests, compared to 824 in 2013.

Police sign
Jan 1 '15 12:05

No major incidents were reported during New Year's night. The police reports that there were some disturbances in which the mobile unit was deployed. The mobile unit was deployed in Nijmegen, Utrecht and Culemborg. Several people were also injured and there were several fires.

Train tracks
Jul 25 '14 15:34

A 25-year-old man from Dordrecht survived a collision with a train in Tricht on Thursday night. The police say that the man is in hospital for injuries to his arms and legs, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Culemborg
Jul 8 '14 13:34

The city council in Culemborg was formed in one month. Now, 81 days later, it has self-imploded with the ChristenUnie stepping out. The VVD and D66 now need to find a third party to re-form the council of mayor and aldermen in the city.

Apr 24 '14 13:05

Seven people –five of them children- were injured in a three-car smash-up near Culemborg Thursday morning.

Jan 10 '14 11:32

The Public Prosecution East Netherlands demanded prison sentences against three members of a criminal youth gang from Culemborg, Thursday, before the Amsterdam court.

Nov 29 '13 11:01

Investigators at Schiphol arrested seven people attempting to transport nearly 30 kilos of cocaine in their hand luggage. The drugs were seized by the Royal Marechaussee, a branch of the Dutch armed forces that handles security at the airport.

Nov 18 '13 04:40

A 76-year-old motorist from Dordrecht was killed in a car accident on the N833 between Culemborg and Geldermalsen Sunday afternoon , reported the police

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