Doetinchem

Police guard in a detention center
Jun 6 '18 14:10

The police in Doetinchem arrested 11 people between the ages of 16 and 25 years on suspicion of a large number of criminal activities ranging from violent robberies to online fraud. The arrests formed part of a large-scale raid involving some 70 police officers, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

The detainees are suspected of, among other things, violent robberies, assault and attempts thereto, public violence, extortion, fraud, possession of stolen items, and threatening victims and witnesses.

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Apr 24 '18 08:50

An explosion woke the residents of an apartment on Beethovelaan in Doetinchem around 3:15 a.m. on Monday. The explosion damaged the home, but no one was hurt, the police said on Twitter

The apartment in question is located on the fourth floor. The police suspect that someone threw or left an explosive at the home. Forensic Investigators are at the scene.

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Apr 13 '18 12:50

Jesse D. wanted to commit 'suicide by cop' when he walked around with a toy gun in the center of Doetinchem in August last year, was revealed in the court in Zutphen on Friday. The 22-year-old man was shot three times by the police, but survived the incident, De Gelderlander reports.

The Prosecutor demanded 258 days in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment with conditions against the man on Friday. 

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Oct 10 '17 13:50

A young Dutch man made world news this week after a woman from Britain accused him in British media of luring her to Amsterdam simply to pull a prank on her. 21-year-old Jesse Mateman from Doetinchem denies that this is what happened. "She made it up", he said to Metro.

Police
Aug 29 '17 10:10

The police shot a man carrying what turned out to be a toy gun through the city of Doetinchem early on Tuesday morning. A local resident recorded a video of the incident.

Police officers responded to reports of a man walking around the city center with a gun at around 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, according to NOS. At the scene, they found the man carrying what seemed to be a firearm.

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Aug 22 '17 07:31

A 53-year-old woman from Doetinchem was arrested in connection with a n her hometown early on Sunday morning. The police are still struggling to identify the victim. The victim is not the resident of the home on Papaverstraat that burned down, and the resident is not a suspect, the police said, according to De Gelderlander.

Aug 21 '17 11:20

A person was found dead in a fire in a semi-detached house on Papaverstraat in Doetinchem during the early hours of Sunday morning. By Sunday evening the police were still trying to identify the victim. The victim is not the resident of the house, he was not home during the fire. The police call on witnesses to come forward.

Damage to De Bongerd shopping center in Doetinchem caused by an ATM bombing, 16 Aug 2017
Aug 16 '17 09:41

An ATM bombing massively damaged the De Bongerd shopping center in Doetinchem during the early hours of Wednesday morning. Part of the shopping center will not open on Wednesday due to the damage, NOS reports.

Local residents were woken by two loud bangs around 3:15 a.m. Witnesses saw men leaving the scene on a scooter. It is unclear whether the robbers managed to steal any money from the ATM. 

The bombing caused major damage to the facade of a pet shop next to the ATM. As far as is known, the animals inside weren't harmed. 

Rabobank
Apr 18 '17 16:00

Rabobank is considering removing ATMs from populated areas following a series of ATM bombings in the Netherlands. An investigation into which ATMs form a risk to local residents was launched two weeks ago an accelerated after an ATM bombing in Doetinchem on Monday. The bank is particularly looking at ATMs that have people living next to or above it, the Gelderlander reports.

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Apr 17 '17 11:35

About a dozen homes were evacuated in Doetinchem, Gelderland on Monday morning after burglars used heavy explosives to steal from a Rabobank cash machine. Plumes of smoke hung over the city after the blast, with witnesses first calling emergency services around 4:10 a.m., police said in a statement.

More explosives were found at the scene by a bomb disposal unit, prompting emergency teams to evacuate the area as a precaution. The explosive material was later detonated at another location.

Brandweer
Jul 22 '16 10:55

One person was killed in a fire in an apartment building on Eduard Schilderinkstraat in Doetinchem during the early hours of Friday morning

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May 9 '16 09:28

Twelve people were arrested in Doetinchem on Sunday in riots that erupted after the De Graafschap vs Ajax match. Most of those arrested were Ajax supporters upset that their club lost the Eredivisie title, according to the police.

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May 2 '16 12:02

Preparations are underway for a celebration honoring Amsterdam football club Ajax, should the team win its 34th championship in the top Dutch league, Eredivisie. A festival is planned for the ArenA Park area starting at 4:15 p.m., around the grounds of the Ajax home stadium.

Jun 25 '15 14:25

Four minors have been arrested for selling counterfeit money to students of secondary schools in Doetinchem.

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Dec 5 '14 12:44

The Netherlands will host the European Football Championshipf for women in the summer of 2017, UEFA announced on Thursday.

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Dec 2 '14 11:26

The Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence for a 32 year old man and 26 year old woman from Doetinchem in the court in Arnhem today. The two suspects are suspected of human trafficking.

Prison Cells
Sep 24 '14 09:45

Residents of Doetinchem are complaining about the noise coming from asylum seekers who have been housed in the former prison De Kruisberg.

Jewelry
Sep 2 '14 11:38

A 31-year old woman was arrested in Delden, Twente at the end of July after spending two years making a career out of stealing jewelry from retirement homes in Apeldoorn, Deventer and Raalte. Tonight's episode of Opsporing Verzocht will focus on returning the hoard of jewelry back to their rightful owners.

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May 31 '14 06:10

A former prison in Doetinchem is going to be turned into an asylum seeker's housing center, the Central Organ for asylum seekers shelter (COA) announces.

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Apr 18 '14 14:09

One man was injured in a massive fight in the center of Doetinchem, and 35 others arrested.

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