Geldrop

Arrest
May 15 '18 21:46

A 13-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday for robbing an 86-year-old woman in Geldrop last month. The victim sustained a serious head wound and lost consciousness during the robbery, Omroep Brabant reports.

The woman was robbed around 7:30 p.m. on April 3rd on De Bleek in Geldrop. A boy grabbed her and grabbed her handbag. The elderly women fell and hit her head. She had to be treated in hospital.

Police officers on the street
Apr 25 '18 07:51

Three police officers were attacked by a group of at least 20 people in Geldrop on Tuesday afternoon. They felt so threatened that the pulled their firearms to keep the mob at a distance. Four people were arrested, Omroep Brabant reports.

The three cops were writing a ticket on Bogardeind around 3:00 p.m. on Thursday. The man who was getting the fine got into an argument with the police. When they tried to arrest him, the man's friends stormed out of nearby hotel restaurant De Brabantse Boerin, where they were gathered.

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Mar 19 '18 10:05

Around 95 percent of teachers at Geldrop primary schools De Regenboog, Beneden Beekloop, and De Gazenbloem are not at work on Monday, the teachers announced in a press release. They called in sick on Sunday night due to a long-ongoing conflict within foundation 't Nut, which covers these three primary schools. Parents of pupils of De Gazenbloem were told not to bring their kids to school on Monday, Omroep Brabant and NOS report.

Police officer holding a cannabis plant
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.

Dutch police Arrest team
Jan 31 '18 10:14

The police raided a dozen locations in Oost-Brabant, Limburg and Gelderland early on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the trade of chemicals and narcotics. Five suspects were arrested, the police said in a statement.

The raids started at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Police officers stormed homes and storage units in Geldrop, Helmond, Someren, Venlo, Venray, Nieuw Bergen and Velddriel. The police are still searching through these locations, and expect that this will take up a large part of the day. 

Michel Boer
Oct 11 '17 10:30

The Dutch police put one of the founders of outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah on the most-wanted list. 52-year-old Michel Boer is wanted for leading a criminal organization involved in arms trafficking, drug trafficking, violence and extortion, NOS reports.

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Sep 13 '17 16:40

A 55-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving an elevator in a clothing store in Geldrop on Wednesday afternoon, the police said on Twitter.

Emergency services responded to the store around 12:30 p.m. According to the police, it seems to be a workplace accident. 

A spokesperson for the Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate told Omroep Brabant that the victim's head got stuck in a freight elevator. The police and Inspectorate are investigating what happened. 

Over 18 thousand ecstasy pills found in a drug lab bust in a home on Wijnsel in Geldrop, 19 Jul 2017
Jul 20 '17 14:10

The police dismantled a drug lab in a residential area of Geldrop, Noord-Brabant on Wednesday. The resident of the house was caught in the act of producing ecstasy pills in a shed behind his house when the police raided the property. The man, his wife and his son were all arrested, the police said in a statement.

Officers found 18 thousand ecstasy pills and 20 kilograms of MDMA, which is used in drug production, on the property. Another 10 kilos of ecstasy was found in a garage box used for storage. 

Geldrop accident fire
Jul 6 '16 06:48

A practice run for firefighters in Geldrop spiralled out of control Tuesday night leading to a large scale fire in a landmark building. The monument on Stationsstraat in the Noord-Brabant town was vacant at the time of the fire.

Mar 19 '15 17:31

Police arrested three suspects on Wednesday, potentially involved with the riots after the match between Ajax and PSV in Eindhoven on March 1st. The suspects are a 51-year old man from Veldhoven, 28-year old man from Son en Breugel and a 34-year old man from Geldrop.

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Feb 12 '15 11:49

Diesel thieves have come up with a new way to steal thousands of liters of fuel in a short amount of time. They drive by unmanned pumping stations with prepared trucks and suck the fuel straight from the underground storage tanks.

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Nov 2 '14 12:23

A churchgoer who apparently made it a habit to steal from the offerings at his house of worship in Geldrop was arrested on Friday.

Police say the unnamed 40-year-man from Eindhoven was held around 11.00am when he was caught redhanded. A church worker who saw him trying to take from the offerings plate in the church at Nieuwendijk, locked the door on him and then called police. The man tried to break the door and flee, but it held until the cops arrived.

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Oct 28 '14 11:08

The body that was found on Vestdijk in Eindhoven on Sunday, has been identified as a 17 year old girl from Geldrop. The suspect that has been arrested in this case is her 22 year old ex boyfriend from Heeze.

Sep 25 '14 11:10

Parents of children at the Strabrecht College in Geldrop and the Plus X-College in Bladel have tipped the school heads off about films circulating at the schools in which underage girls perform sexually explicit acts, Omroep Brabant reports.

Feb 26 '14 04:38

A prisoner, who was reported missing early Monday morning, was found in a shed on the premises of the prison in Vught. The prisoner was immediately transferred to the High Security Facility, also in Vught.

Dec 2 '13 04:35

A fire in a car caused a gas station in Geldrop to also catch fire. The fire department responded with heavy equipment and managed to quickly gain control over the fire. The station did not completely burn down.

Nov 15 '13 04:40

Police arrested four men from Geldrop , Terneuzen , Best and Turnhout for the large-scale laundering of profits from illegal online gambling, announced the National Prosecution Thursday

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