Hoevelaken

Jul 18 '18 10:10

A 500-pounder bomb dating from the Second World War was found in the Overbos, between Nijkerkstraat and the A28, in Hoevelaken on Tuesday, the police said on Twitter.

The area where the bomb was found has been closed off to the public. The bomb itself was covered with sand and plates, a spokesperson for the police said to NU.nl. A private security company is keeping an eye on the area, and keeping passersby away from the bomb.

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jan 5 '18 09:00

15-year-old Brian N., the boy convicted of 14-year-old from Hoevelaken in June, was under treatment by mental health care institution De Waag because of a previous sexual offense at the time.

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Dec 14 '17 08:48

On Tuesday the police arrested two 15-year-old boys for. Shakil's murder was the fifth deadly incident in the Netherlands this year in which the suspects are 16 years old or younger.

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Nov 24 '17 16:03

A 14-year-old boy was convicted and sentenced to one year in a youth detention facility for his role in the death of Romy Nieuwburg, a girl his age from Hoevelaken. The teen boy was also ordered to spend mandatory time in a psychiatric facility, which can be extended to a maximum of seven years.

The sentence is the harshest available for the conviction of a suspect under 16 years of age. It is equivalent to what the prosecutor in the case sought against the Lunteren boy.

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Sep 7 '17 11:30

The police arrested a truck driver in Hoevelaken on Wednesday night after a body was found in the hold of his truck. He is suspected of human trafficking, NOS reports.

The body was discovered while the truck was being unloaded at De Wel industrial park. The police can't yet say how the man died. His identity is also still unknown. 

The truck driver is a 50-year-old foreigner, according to the police. 

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Aug 18 '17 15:50

The 14-year-old boy suspected of 14-year-old from Hoevelaken is still in custody and will remain there until his trial starts, the court decided on Friday. The substantive hearings will start in the court in Utrecht on November 10th, ANP reports.

White doves released at Romy Nieuwburg's funeral, 13 June 2017
Jun 14 '17 08:18

Fourteen year old was laid to rest in her hometown of Hoevelaken on Tuesday afternoon. The memorial service and burial were held in only the presence of her friends and family, but thousands of others lined the town's streets to pay tribute as the funeral procession passed, AD reports.

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jun 13 '17 14:45

Flags are hanging half mast in Hoevelaken on Tuesday. Murdered 14-year-old 's funeral will be held this afternoon.

Savannah Dekker (left) and Romy Nieuwburg (right) - two 14-year-old girls found dead within 15 kilometers of each other during the first weekend in June 2017
Jun 12 '17 12:10

and , two 14-year-old Dutch girls killed in separate attacks last weekend, will both be laid to rest this week. Romy's funeral will be held in her hometown of Hoevelaken on Tuesday. And Savannah will be buried in her hometown of Bunschoten on Wednesday.

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jun 8 '17 13:55

The 14-year-old boy suspected of sexually assaulting and killing 14-year-old on Friday last week, made a statement to the judiciary in which he confessed to both charges, the Public Prosecutor said on Twitter. He was remanded into custody for two weeks, the magistrate ruled on Thursday. According to the magistrate, there is currently sufficient suspicion to keep him in custody.

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Jun 8 '17 08:30

The J.H. Donner School in De Glind is stunned that 14-year-old student knew the boy suspected of killing her from school. "Again one of us then", school director Jan Hofman said in a statement on the school's Facebook page. 

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jun 7 '17 15:05

A in connection with the death of from Hoevelaken, is suspected of sexually assaulting and killing the 14-year-old girl on Friday. The boy from Lunteren will be arraigned on Thursday, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday, AD reports.

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jun 6 '17 13:55

The J.H. Donner School in De Glind is adjusting its entire week program to help students adjust to the death of classmate "The children were talked to in their classes this morning. There was a lot of sorrow, helplessness, but also togetherness and connection." school director Jan Hofman said to the press on Tuesday morning.

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Jun 5 '17 16:20

Savannah Dekker knew the 1 through social media, Bunschoten mayor Melis van de Groep said on Radio 1 Journaal. The police confirmed that both Savannah and Romy Nieuwburg were killed in crimes, though so far the cases seem to be unrelated, according to the news program.

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Jun 5 '17 15:35

Flags across Bunschoten are hanging at half mast today in remembrance of 14-year-old Savannah Dekker, who was on Sunday. Her family's church dedicated the Pentecost sermon to Savannah on Monday and her school arranged a meeting to offer support for teachers, classmates and parents.

Savannah Dekker (left) and Romy Nieuwburg (right) - two 14-year-old girls found dead within 15 kilometers of each other during the first weekend in June 2017
Jun 5 '17 12:04

The police arrested two teenage boys during the early hours of Monday morning in connection with the deaths of 14-year-old girls Savannah Dekker and Romy Nieuwburg, the police said in a statement. At this stage te police believe the girls' deaths are unrelated and investigators are treating them as separate cases. 

Romy Nieuwburg, 14, found killed in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht on 2 June 2017
Jun 5 '17 09:21

Fourteen year old Romy Nieuwburg from Hoevelaken, who was, Utrecht on Friday, was a lovely girl, according to friends. They describe her as "the perfect daughter and friend". Her school, J.H. Donner school in nearby De Glind, is also "devastated" by her loss, according to director Jan Hofman.

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Jun 3 '17 13:40

A body found dead in a watery ditch in Achterveld, Utrecht was identified as that of a 14-year-old girl from neighboring Hoevelaken, police said on Saturday. An initial investigation determined that a crime led to the girl's death, police said without elaborating further.

A witness noticed the body at about 5 p.m. on Friday while on the Emelaarsepad. Police are asking anyone who was in the area in the hours leading up to the discovery to contact them as they try to piece together what happened that day.

Jan 5 '16 13:40

The ice covered roads in the northern parts of the Netherlands caused dozens of car accidents so far.

Jul 27 '15 14:25

The police arrested a disturbed 45 year old man from Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon for making the emergency services in Arnhem and Hoevelaken respond to two fake emergencies.

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Oct 20 '14 13:07

Three branches of department store Hema were forced to close their doors this weekend.

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Apr 8 '14 11:04

The Hoevelaken junction in the A28 highway between Utrecht and Amsterdam is going to partially be closed this weekend for reparation works to the road surface.

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