Oss

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Aug 15 '18 07:36

Residents of Berghemseweg in Oss were woken by an explosion at cafe hall 't Berghje during the early hours of Monday morning. The blow knocked out a number of windows, including those of an adjacent home. No one was injured, Omroep Brabant reports.

The police closed down the area around the event hall and are investigating. The police's explosive disposal team was also at the scene.  

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Aug 2 '18 12:00

Dutch drug criminals are increasingly involved in making crystal meth. Over the past year, 10 crystal meth laboratories were dismantled in the Netherlands. "A few years ago, we hardly ever saw it", a police spokesperson said to NRC, calling 2018 a "turning point" in the production of meth.

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Jun 8 '18 10:50

The police arrested a man from Oss on suspicion of involvement in the . The 30-year-old man was in Oss during the early hours of Monday morning.

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting on Hoogheuvelstraat in Oss, 4 June 2018
Jun 5 '18 10:10

A man , was identified as 30-year-old Peter Netten. He was previously convicted for storing cannabis in his grandmother's shed, Omroep Brabant reports.

Netten was gunned down at a caravan park on Hoogheuvelstraat around 2:30 a.m. on Monday. Emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but it was to no avail. He died at the scene. 

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting on Hoogheuvelstraat in Oss, 4 June 2018
Jun 4 '18 07:18

A man was killed in a shooting on Hoogheuvelstraat in Oss, Noord-Brabant during the early hours of Monday morning. Emergency services resuscitated the man at the scene, but he died a short time later, the police said on Twitter.

The police believe they know who the victim is, but he still has to be formally identified. The street was closed down and forensic investigators are at the scene looking for trace evidence. The investigation is expected to take several hours. Police officers are talking to local residents and call for witnesses to come forward. 

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May 14 '18 10:50

A road rage incident following an accident got completely out of hand in Oss on Saturday night. Two people were taken to hospital with stab wounds in their legs, and seven people were arrested, AD reports.

Around 9:00 p.m. on Willibrordusweg, a car crashed into the fence and hedge of a home. The residents were not home at the time.

Arrest
May 4 '18 12:50

A Dutch-Polish drug gang was busted in a combined effort by the Dutch, Polish and German police. The Dutch police raided multiple places in the south of the Netherlands on April 16th and 17th and arrested seven suspects. Another seven suspects were arrested in Poland. They are all suspected of being part of a criminal organization involved in drug trafficking and dealing in chemicals intended for the production of synthetic drugs, the police said on Friday.

Henk Baum shot dead in his car on Rijksweg in Schaijk, 22 March 2018
Mar 23 '18 07:31

A man with a criminal record was shot and killed in the Noord-Brabant town of Schaijk on Thursday afternoon. Two boys on bicycles found the critically injured man in his car on Rijksweg around 3:00 p.m., he was shot shortly before that, the police said in a statement. Omroep Brabant identifies the victim as 51-year-old Henk Baum from Nistelrode. He died at the scene. 

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Mar 16 '18 08:16

At least 20 shots were fired at coffeeshop De Jungle on Kromstraat in Oss, Noord-Brabant during the early hours of Friday morning. The coffeeshop was closed at the time, and as far as is known, no one was injured, Omroep Brabant reports.

The police responded to the scene around 3:30 a.m. Officers found multiple bullet holes in the coffeeshop's roller shutter.

The area around the coffeeshop was closed down and the police are investigating.

A burnt out BMW was found on De Louwstraat in Schaijk some time later. Whether this is related to the shooting is not yet clear. 

4,500 kg of cocaine found in a container at the port of Antwerp, Feb 2018
Feb 28 '18 17:30

The police arrested six people in Oss on Monday after the Belgian authorities discovered 4,500 kilograms of cocaine in a container at the port of Antwerp over the weekend, the police said in a statement.

The cocaine was hidden in a banana shipment that came from Colombia. The Belgian authorities removed the drugs from the container and sent it on to its delivery address. The Dutch police took over when that delivery address turned out to be in Oss.

Johan van Boxtel, killed in Eindhoven on 7 May 2017
May 9 '17 09:48

The man on Sunday morning was identified as 32-year-old Johan van Boxtel. He had a criminal record and the police that this may have been a gang related shooting. The police are looking for more information about the victim's life and his whereabouts and activities on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Apr 20 '17 12:15

A woman was stabbed in a home on Van der Nootstraat in Oss on Wednesday. The extent of the victim's injuries is unclear, but she was hospitalized. Her son was arrested, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter. 

"What exactly happened in the house is currently not clear, we are busy with the investigation", a police spokesperson said to Omroep Brabant. He added that the victim's condition is not life-threatening.

The son is in custody for further investigation.

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Feb 23 '17 08:57

The police arrested six people in connection with the kidnapping of a 53-year-old man in the small Dutch town of Nunspeet in December. The arrests were made on Wednesday, the police said in a statement. So far no information was released about the motive for the kidnapping.

The suspects are two men from Breda age 50 and 29, two from Tilburg age 36 and 30, a 59-year-old from Rotterdam and a 67-year-old man from Alphen aan den Rijn. Seven homes in Breda, Tilburg, Oss, Rotterdam and Alphen aan den Rijn were raided. A number of items were seized, including two firearms.

Oct 12 '16 08:34

A so-called killer clown was spotted in the Oss neighborhood of Ruwaard on Monday and Tuesday, the Oss police announced on Facebook. This one was walking around with a knife a hammer.

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Aug 31 '16 10:45

The police are baffled about why a 28-year-old woman from Oss was nearly killed in what seems to be a targeted shooting in Berghem, Noord-Brabant early last month. Opsporing Verzocht broadcast information on the case on Tuesday in the hopes of finding witnesses.

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Jun 1 '16 14:55

The residents of Braakstraat in Oss are livid about a plan for three male refugees to move into house on the street this month. They are threatening daily protests through the village's streets if the plan is not changed, Omroep Brabant reports.

Mar 17 '16 07:29

Rupert Lodovica, the 41-year-old man from Oss shot by the police in Eindhoven on Saturday, died of his injuries in hospital on Wednesday, the Public Prosecutor announced.

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Jan 19 '16 14:15

Most of the people involved in the anti-asylum center riots in the Brabant town of Heesch on Monday night, are not from the town itself. The three rioters that were arrested are young men from Geffen and Oss

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Jan 1 '16 10:45

Firefighters and other emergency responders were pelted with fireworks in several places in Rotterdam, Amersfoort, Tilburg and Oss during the course of their duties on New Year's eve.

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Dec 10 '15 09:27

Archaeologists at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam discovered the place where Roman general and statesman Julius Caesar destroyed two Germanic tribes in 55 BC. The location is at Kessel, in the municipality Oss in Noord-Brabant, the university announced on Wednesday.

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Oct 16 '15 13:18

A resident of Oss got quite a shock on Friday morning when his car went up in flames just as he was about to open the door. The incident happened on Brabantstraat. SP city councilor Bas van der Voort called it an "assassination attempt on a local resident" on Twitter.

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Aug 25 '15 15:22

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a sandcastle, it is time to visit Oss in Noord-Brabant. The second sand castle hotel in the world has just opened at the Sand Sculpture Festival Brabant. The first sand hotel opened in Sneek, Friesland, where a sand sculpture festival is also taking place.

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Mar 26 '15 09:39

In November the police intercepted a large shipment of sub-machine guns arriving in the Netherlands from Slovakia, Metro Nieuws reports. Three suspects, two residents of Oss and a Pole, were arrested. One of the suspects turned out to be a Defense employee.

Meat
Mar 24 '15 16:49

Meat trader Willy Selten stood in front of the court in Den Bosch once more on Tuesday morning pleading his innocence, and saying that horse meat entering the beef supply chain was a simple administrative failure, according to Hart van Nederland. The prosecutor accused Selten of intentionally mixing horse meat and beef and selling it as pure beef, and called for a five-year prison sentence.

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