Goirle

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Apr 12 '18 07:34

After a long chase through the forest in the border area near Goirle, the police shot a suspect. The chase crossed the border between Belgium and the Netherlands twice. The suspect was arrested and is in hospital to be treated, NOS reports.

Around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday the police noticed a suspicious van in a business park in Tilburg. When officers wanted to arrest the two people in the van, they sped away towards the border in Goirle. The police gave chase. During the chase, the suspects crossed the border into Belgium and then back into the Netherlands.

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Oct 10 '17 17:00

Six people were arrested in connection with a large investigation into organized cannabis cultivation in Noord-Brabant on Monday. The police also searched 16 properties in Tilburg, Goirle, Eindhoven and Kaatsheuvel. 

According to the police, a Tilburg detective team got wind of the suspects while breaking down a number of illegal cannabis plantations. The suspects are two women from Tilburg (35 and 66), a 44-year-old woman from Goirle, two men (40 and 52) and a 36-year-old woman from Eindhoven. They are all in custody.

Aug 8 '16 10:55

A 30-year-old man from Goirle was arrested on Saturday with a loaded gun in his car. The police searched his house and found and seized a taser, a balaclava, a bulletproof vest and 500 bullets for the gun, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

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May 6 '16 13:20

Two underage asylum seekers sustained stab wounds in a brawl in an asylum center in Goirle, Noord-Brabant on Thursday night. One of them was taken to hospital for treatment before being taken to the police station. The other was taken into custody immediately, according to the Tilburg police.

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Nov 19 '15 10:56

A 15 year old girl from Gloire was arrested on Wednesday after she sent threatening emails to her classmates with what the police calls a "terrorism character".

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Nov 11 '15 14:08

More than half of the Brabant municipalities are not sheltering any refugees, because they feel they have no space. The central agency for the reception of refugees in the Netherlands, the COA, calls this nonsense.

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Aug 21 '15 15:25

Residents of Goirle came home on Thursday to discover that their television has been stolen and an apologetic note has been left in its place.

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Nov 10 '14 12:00

Two men were arrested in Goirle on Sunday night after a wild car chase. The police deployed a helicopter to find one of the suspects.

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Aug 18 '14 15:27

A suspicious man reportedly caught trying to break into a Hilvarenbeek hunting lodge kept police at bay all night by throwing roof tiles at the responding officers. The incident began around 8 p.m. Sunday night, and finally ended 17 hours later when the man quietly surrendered.

Mar 31 '14 10:59

A young man was killed in a very serious accident on the Poppelseweg in Goirle on Sunday.

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