Helmond

Dec 21 '16 15:30

On Tuesday last week the municipality of Helmond dismissed a senior official "with immediate effect" for committing fraud, the municipality confirmed to Omroep Brabant. The municipality would say nothing about the official's identity or function.

Sources within the municipality told the broadcaster that the official worked as manager of the Department of Internal Services. Another source said that the fraud involved at least 20 thousand euros. 

The Helmond college of Mayor and Aldermen also would no comment on the matter, in an effort to protect the official's privacy. 

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Sep 30 '16 13:15

A 24-year-old man from Schiedam was arrested in the investigation into a violent robbery in Helmond in August 2014. Mien Graveland, 86, was killed in the robbery

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Sep 12 '16 08:14

A total of five people were injured in various stabbings across the Netherlands on Saturday night and during the early hours of Sunday morning. The police reported stabbings in Schiedam, Eindhoven, Helmond and Drachten.

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Aug 23 '16 07:47

Police officers in Helmond fired shots while trying to get a stolen delivery van off the road during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Eindhoven police said on Twitter. The occupants of the van got away.

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Jul 29 '16 08:35

A 24-year-old man from Helmond was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of sexually exploiting a 16-year-old girl from Breda. The police believe the man made the teenager work as a prostitute between February and May this year.

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Jul 4 '16 22:23

A 30-year old woman and a 40-year old man from Eindhoven were detained over the weekend for abusing a fisherman. The 28-year old victim from Helmond was fishing with his friend when he was bitten on the leg by the 40-year old man. The Helmond man was then kicked and repeatedly beaten, police said.

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May 20 '16 08:19

A bag found floating in the Zuid-Willemsvaart canal in Helmond on Thursday morning contained the lifeless body of a man, the police confirmed. The identity of the victim and cause of his death are still under investigation. But given the circumstances in which the body was found, the police believe he was murdered.

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Mar 17 '16 15:00

Amateur clubs Sparta'18 and Oranja Zwart are suspended from playing until further notice after a massive brawl following heir match on Sunday. Dutch football association KNVB's disciplinary committee decided that the clubs from Sevenum and Helmond will not play while the investigation is ongoing

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Feb 23 '16 13:35

The police seized 69 properties in Eindhoven and Helmond on Tuesday as part of a major money laundering investigation. The main suspect is a 42 year old man from Eindhoven. All the properties are owned by the man or one of his legal persons. No one was arrested

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Nov 25 '15 09:02

The police fire shots in three separate arrests over the past seven days in Elsendorp, Rotterdam and Oldenzaal. Suspects were wounded in two of these arrests. The Rijksrecherche, the police department that handles internal investigations, is investigating all three shootings, as is customary whenever the police fire their weapons.

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Oct 20 '15 16:43

A 13-year-old girl has gotten a large amount of attention Facebook after a video of her being beaten by bullies hit the website. The video shows two 14-year-old girls hitting the victim several times in the face and on the back of her head.

Oct 20 '15 15:53

A former alderman from Helmon was arrested on Monday morning on charges of official corruption, forgery, fraud and embezzlement, the Public Prosecutor announced. The investigation into the 58 year old man was launched after his former political party filed charges of fraud against him.

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Oct 1 '15 14:17

Zwarte Piet is likely to remain a big part of the annual winter Sinterklaas celebrations outside of the Randstad region covering Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Den Haag, the Volkskrant reported on Thursday. Cities like Assen, Groningen, Helmond, Leeuwarden and Maastricht have not yet come to a decision regarding the debated image of Zwarte Piet.

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Sep 8 '15 14:29

Three suspects have been arrested in a case involving extortion, blackmail and pedophilia. A man from Helmond was lured to a house in Roermond with the promise of sex with two young girls, aged 13 and 14 years. Once there three other adults forced him to pay 40 thousand euros.

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Aug 26 '15 10:17

The Public Prosecutor has charged Helmond company Xycarb Ceramics with death by negligence for the death of two employees in August last year.

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Jul 7 '15 11:32

A motorist ran over three people with his car in a park on Thomaslaan in Eindhoven on Monday night.

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May 27 '15 22:52

Residents of Eindhoven are temporarily without drinking water after a brief shutdown at a water production facility there, Brabant Water said Wednesday. Although the water shutdown was expected to last until 5 a.m., the firm was optimistic about the possibility of having the system online by 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

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May 13 '15 10:40

The Al-Fadjr mosque in Helmond has canceled the conference they had planned for this weekend after the commotion over the arrival of guest speaker Sa'd Ateeq al-Ateeq. This was done after discussions with Mayor Elly Blanksma.

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May 12 '15 10:11

Helmond Mayor Elly Blanksma adn the board of the al-Fadjr mosque are discussing the visit of Islamic cleric Sa'd Ateeq al-Ateeq. Al-Fadjr has asked him to pray at the Helmond mosque on Friday

Apr 8 '15 15:37

Police in the Netherlands released the names and photos of two men suspected of taking part in a motorcycle gang shootout last year. Jori Sven van Zanten and Sebastiaan ter Welleof are both believed wanted for questioning in the Eindhoven incident from October involving the No Surrender outlaw motorcycle gang.

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Apr 5 '15 09:25

A 66-year-old man was found dead Saturday evening near the Zuider IJdijk in Amsterdam, police said. The man was missing since just before noon that day after the yacht he was riding in was struck by a barge.

Mar 9 '15 07:50

Violence against train conductors seems to be turning into an everyday occurrence, with three NS employees assaulted since Friday.

Feb 26 '15 17:36

A 42-year old man suspected of involvement in the shooting in Médoclaan in October, was arrested in his house in Eindhoven on Wednesday morning. A 34-year old man from Helmond and a 29-year old man without a permanent residence were previously arrested in the case

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Jan 28 '15 06:51

NS conductor Bert Roberti was assaulted so severely in the train from Helmond to Eindhoven on Sunday night, that he lost consciousness. "Someone called me a dirty faggot and punched me on the back of the head." Roberti suffered a concussion.

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