Deurne

Police
May 11 '18 16:20

Three persons broke into a home in Deurne on Friday morning. They tied up the elderly couple in the home, robbed them, and fled, the police said on Twitter.

The robbers were wearing balaclavas and entered the home on Zwin through the back. As far as is known, no weapons were used. The perpetrators fled with an amount of money.

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Mar 19 '18 18:52

Five people were killed and five people were hurt when a passenger van collided with a truck. At least four of those killed were in the van. The driver of the truck and multiple people from the van were initially reported injured. The truck driver was trapped in his vehicle after the accident, police said.

The accident happened just after 4:20 p.m. on Monday along the N270 just east of Helmond, Noord-Brabant. Within minutes two different helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene, along with several paramedic teams and firefighters.

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Mar 12 '18 11:20

On Monday the police are searching the De Brink lake in Liessel for two men who disappeared in 1974. The search is launched based on information received late last year, the police said in a statement on Monday.

Piet Holskens (21) and Hans Martens (20) from Assen disappeared in March 1974 after a night out in Deurne. They visited Zanzibar in Deurne and were last seen leaving in a red Fiat 850 Coupe. In the years that followed, the police launched various searches, all to no avail. The police always took into account that the friends may have been murdered. 

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Feb 19 '18 11:50

The police arrested six people in the Geldrop and Helmond region on Monday morning. They are suspected of cannabis cultivation, cannabis trafficking and money laundering, the police announced in a statement.

The suspects, between the ages of 26 and 51 years, were arrested at 5:00 a.m. in a joint action involving the police, Public Prosecution Service, and Tax Authority. Multiple addresses, including the suspects' homes, are now being searched. Searches are happening in Geldrop, Helmond, Deurne and Liessel.

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Apr 24 '17 09:08

A freight train collided with an excavator at a guarded railway crossing in Deurne around 6:00 a.m. on Monday morning. No one was injured, according to the fire department. But no train traffic will be possible between Helmond and Horst-Sevenum for at least the rest of the day, NS warns.

How the accident happened is still unclear, according to newspaper AD. It seems that the train dragged the excavator for several meters. The excavator driver managed to jump out in time to avoid serious injuries. A number of the overhead lines were damaged.

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Jun 2 '16 07:45

Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for thunderstorms in the Netherlands for the sixth day in a row on Thursday. The storms are expected to hit the eastern parts of the country during the afternoon and evening.

Feb 17 '16 13:35

The metal object that seriously injured a 36-year-old German motorists by smashing through his windshield on the N270 near Deurne on Monday, is a piece of a metal drum-brake. The police believe that it came from a semi-trailer or truck.

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Feb 16 '16 07:44

A 36 year old German motorist was seriously injured on Monday morning when an iron object smashed through his windshield. He was taken to the hospital.

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Jan 18 '16 13:30

A 26 year old man from Deurne was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning on suspicion that he extorted the family of a missing girl. The family lives across the street from him

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Dec 24 '15 11:10

The third suspect in the fatal Goldies jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year, was acquitted on appeal by the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday

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Aug 12 '15 11:57

The court in Den Bosch ruled on Wednesday that Marina Sanders will definitely not be prosecuted for killing two robbers in her and her husband's jewelry store Goldies in Deurne last year. Sanders shot and killed the two men after they attacked and injured her husband.

Goldies
Apr 24 '15 12:46

Zakaria G. is appealing the three years prison sentence he received for his involvement in the fatal jewelry store robbery in Deurne last year. According to his lawyer Valeri Lantain, Zakaria G. has always maintained that he is innocent and therefore does not agree with the punishment, Omroep Brabant reports.

Goldies
Apr 8 '15 14:38

The Dutch Public Prosecutor demanded a 3.5-year prison sentence against Zakaria G., suspected of involvement in the Goldies jewelry store robbery in Deurne, on Wednesday, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Apr 1 '15 12:55

About 800 people participated in the silent march for Iris Claassen in Deurne last night, ED reports. Claassen was the only Dutch victim of the Germanwings plane crash in France.

Iris Claassen
Mar 31 '15 10:35

Friends of Iris Claassen (20), who died in the Germanwings plane crash last week, are holding a memorial walk in Deurne tonight, ED reports.

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Mar 26 '15 17:28

The Dutch Prosecutor (OM) has demanded 3.5 years in prison for Zakaria G., the accomplice of the two men who were shot dead by the wife of a jeweler they tried to rob in Deurne last year.

Goldies
Mar 25 '15 08:44

Zakaria G., one of the people suspected of involvement in the robbery at jewelry store Goldies in Deurne, will be reappearing in the court in Den Bosch today.

Iris Claassen
Mar 24 '15 19:33

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Tuesday that at least one Dutch victim was flying on Germanwings flight 4U9525 which crashed in the French alps. The plane departed from Barcelona Tuesday morning and was headed towards Dusseldorf.

Goldies
Jan 7 '15 16:16

Surviving family members of two robbers shot during a jewelry store heist are demanding the prosecution of the woman who killed the pair. A lawyer representing the family is calling for an Article 12 procedure with a court assigned to examine the deaths.

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Oct 30 '14 11:54

Four people were arrested on suspicion of violation of the Weapons & Ammunition law on Tuesday, October 28th, after a shooting incident in Weert.

Oct 6 '14 09:04

A 34-year-old man died, and eight people were injured after a taxi van crashed into a car. The driver of the car, which was headed into oncoming traffic, died at the scene.

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Sep 23 '14 14:58

Chief Prosecutor Bart Nieuwenhuizen announced at a press conference today that jeweler Willy Sanders (54) will be prosecuted for illegal firearm possession.

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Sep 18 '14 21:28

The woman in Deurne who shot and killed two men trying to rob her husband’s jewelry store last March, will not face criminal charges.

Sep 11 '14 10:28

A 27-year-old man currently in custody on suspicion of violent robbery during the Deurne jewelry heist is claiming that he had no role in the incident. His lawyer, Gerard Spong, announced this Wednesday, De Gelderlander reports.

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