Hoogeveen

Police officers on the street
Oct 19 '18 07:58

One person was killed in robbery at a Chinese-Indian restaurant in Drenthe and a subsequent car crash on Thursday. The car crashed into a low wall on Kaaplaantje at around 10:00 p.m., shortly after the robbery. One of the people in the car was killed, the other seriously injured, RTV Drenthe reports.

The car crashed into a low wall of parking garage De Kaap. The parking garage is located right behind the robbed restaurant.

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Jul 10 '18 12:40

Helene J. was acquitted of manslaughter in the death of her 8-year-old daughter Sharleyne Remouchamps. There is not enough evidence to prove that the 38-year-old woman was responsible for her daughter's death, the court in Assen ruled on Monday, NU.nl reports. 

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Jun 18 '18 09:40

Piet Hein van T., a 66-year-old child psychiatrist from the Friesland village of Makkinga, was caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in a guesthouse in Katmandu, Nepal on Thursday. He was arrested with five others in a large action against child sex tourism, AD reports.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jun 15 '18 10:10

The police held a large search in Hoogeveen on Thursday around the home of Marcel Hoogerbrugge, who was killed there late last year, the Telegraaf reports.

In a canal near the house, the police searched for trace evidence and objects that may be related to the crime. The team of investigators searched for a few specific objects, including a rented bicycle, according to the newspaper.

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Jun 14 '18 09:39

The mother standing trial for the murder or manslaughter of her 8-year-old daughter Sharleyne in Hoogeveen in 2015, claims she can't remember anything after she saw her daughter's body lying outside their apartment building over the balustrade of their 10th floor home. "From then on it's black", she said in court on Wednesday, NU.nl reports.

The court wanted Helene J. to explain exactly what happened on the night of June 7th and early morning of June 8th, when the girl died. But J. said she can't remember anything due to the panic after seeing her daughter's body.

High school classroom
Jun 12 '18 08:04

The Alfa college in Hoogeveen decided to cancel its annual disaster drill - - for the time being. The drill will be held later in the year. The reason for the postponement has to do with the enormous media attention the staged school-shooting received, a spokesperson for the school said to Dagblad van het Noorden.

High school classroom
Jun 6 '18 13:30

The Alfa college in Hoogeveen will be running school-shooting drills next week, the school informed pupils and parents in a letter. The school wants to train pupils how to react if they are ever faced with such violence. General education union AOb is baffled by the exercise, but the police applaud it, AD reports.

A helicopter ambulance on Boomstraat in Schijndel after a dog attacked a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother, 1 May 2018
Jun 1 '18 12:40

A 15-year-old boy , passed away on Thursday morning, his school said on their website. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Luuk's parents, brothers and other family", secondary school Roelof van Echten College wrote, RTL Nieuws reports.

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May 30 '18 10:10

On Tuesday the court sentenced Freddy D. to 10 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment for killing his 12-year-old stepdaughter Djamila Marissen from Hoogeveen last year, NU.nl reports.

According to the court, D. killed Djamila to prevent being caught . He was convicted of manslaughter and child sex abuse. 

A helicopter ambulance on Boomstraat in Schijndel after a dog attacked a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother, 1 May 2018
May 29 '18 09:00

A 15-year-old boy became unwell near the pier of Lauwersoog on Monday evening during a school trip. He was resuscitated at the scene and rushed to a hospital in Groningen. His current condition is unknown.

According to the Telegraaf, the boy was taken to hospital by helicopter.

The boy is from the Roelof van Echten College in Hoogeveen, RTV Drenthe reports. A group of around 40 pupils cycled from Hoogeveen to Lauwersoog on Monday evening, to get on a boat there for a school trip. The boy fell ill near the pier. 

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Apr 17 '18 14:20

12-year-old Djamila Marissen from Hoogeveen was sexually abused before being murdered last year, the Public Prosecutor revealed in a pro-forma hearing on Tuesday. The man suspected of sexually abusing and strangling Djamila to death, is her stepfather 47-year-old Freddy D., NOS reports.

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Apr 4 '18 07:51

The police are searching for 33-year-old Karel Haan from the province of Groningen, who went missing on Monday night.

The Groningen man has no fixed place of residents. He is originally from Oude Pekela, but in the days before his disappearance he had been staying Odoornerveen in Drenthe. He had an appointment in Hoogeveen on Monday night, but never made it that far. Haan's mother reported him missing around midnight. 

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Mar 28 '18 10:50

The Public Prosecutor demanded 18 months in prison against a 32-year-old man from Arnhem accused of abusing and humiliating his girlfriend. He forced the severely bruised and practically naked woman to stand on a Hoogeveen street with a sign reading 'whore' around her neck, was revealed in court on Tuesday, NOS reports.

The incident happened in July 2014, in front of the woman's apartment building in Hoogeveen. The woman was wearing only her panties. A neighbor called the police after spotting the bruised and shaking woman.

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Jan 26 '18 07:41

Freddy D. from Hoogeveen is suspected of strangling his to death, the Public Prosecutor revealed in a pro-forma hearing for this case on Thursday afternoon.

Police guard in a detention center
Oct 19 '17 07:31

A 46-year-old man arrested after a 12-year-old girl was on Saturday, was remanded into custody for another 14 days on Wednesday. The man is officially suspected of murder or manslaughter, the Public Prosecutor announced on Twitter.

Sharleyne Remouchamps
Oct 17 '17 11:20

A 37-year-old woman was arrested on Monday in connection with her daughter's death in 2015, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday. 8-year-old Sharleyne Remouchamps from the 10th floor of an apartment building in Hoogeveen in June 2015. Her mother is now suspected of murder or manslaughter, the Public Prosecutor announced.

Police officer and paramedic
Oct 16 '17 07:47

A 12-year-old girl from Hoogeveen was found dead in a car in Assen on Saturday night. The police suspect she was killed in a crime. A 46-year-old man from Hoogeveen - the driver of the car - was arrested, the police said in a statement.

The 46-year-old man showed up at a police station on Balkengracht in Assen on Saturday night. He asked police officers to come to his car with him. In the car, they found the body of the girl. 

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Jul 13 '17 17:20

The mother of 8-year-old Sharleyne, who in 2015, was recently questioned in the criminal investigation into the girl's death, the Public Prosecutor said to Dagblad van het Noorden.

Aug 15 '16 10:30

A 31-year-old man from Hoogeveen was arrested in his home town on Saturday for threatening a 16-year-old girl at knife point, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

May 19 '16 08:26

Two vehicles went up in flames in Arnhem on Wednesday night. The police suspect arson in both cases

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Feb 17 '16 10:38

The father of 8-year-old Sharleyne Remouchamps is holding the municipality of Hoogeveen accountable for his daughter's death. He feels the city is guilty of negligence because the youth services failed to intervene in his daughter's case, despite several signals that this was necessary. Experts believe he has a very strong case, television program Zembla reports.

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Jan 11 '16 13:05

SP faction leader in Hoogeveen Bianca Behr caused quite a commotion when she posted a picture showing Adolf Hitler, PVV leader Geert Wilders and American presidential candidate Donald Trump on Twitter and asked her followers to "spot the difference".

Jan 6 '16 08:21

Icy roads are causing havoc with the traffic in the northern half of the Netherlands. There is a 41 kilometer traffic jam on the A28 between Zwolle and Hoogeveen, where several accidents happened on Wednesday morning, according to traffic information service VID. The ANWB reports that traffic is standing still in both directions.

Hoogeveen blast
Oct 6 '15 12:17

An explosion in a Hoogeveen health care facility and residence on Tuesday morning left at least one person seriously injured. Several others were being treated at the scene after the blast, the Drenthe Regional Safety Office announced.

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