public urination

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Mar 4 '19 15:00

A decorated military veteran was arrested over the weekend in Den Bosch, accused of striking a police officer with a head butt. The officer initially stopped Marco Kroon, 47, for urinating in public, according to the Brabants Dagblad.

The investigation was reportedly being carried out by the Marechaussee, the branch of the military which handles border enforcement and specific policing duties. Current and former members of the military accused of criminal offenses often have their cases investigated by Marechaussee personnel, RTL Nieuws reported.

A beer bike in Amsterdam
Feb 20 '19 13:20

Amsterdam is extending its ban on beer bikes in the center of the city to also include the eastern part of the city center, mayor Femke Halsema wrote in a letter to the city council. There have been many beer bike related complaints from Amsterdam Oost, which have been confirmed by enforcement officers, Het Parool reports.

mossos-desquadra
Jul 19 '18 09:32

The main suspect in the case around Wouter van Luijn, who was beaten to death on Mallorca last week, told the authorities that he punched the Dutch tourist because Van Luijn was peeing in the street, NOS reports.

Sinterklaas caught peeing on an Amsterdam building, 21 Nov 2017
Nov 21 '17 17:50

Someone snapped a photo of Sinterklaas peeing against a building in Amsterdam. The photo was sent to community police officer Frank Westerop, who posted it on Twitter on Tuesday.

"Is this what is meant by 'and sprinkle some sweets... in one corner or another'?" the officer jokingly tweeted. He also wondered about whether or not to fine the Sint. "Because I also want something in my shoe later on!"

Oudezijds Voorburgwal Canal in front of the St. Nicolas Church, Amsterdam
Nov 25 '16 08:43

An inattentive man had an icy bath in Amsterdam early this morning. The man was peeing in the canal on Oudezijds Voorburgwal and fell into the water. He was rushed to the hospital with hypthermia, RTV Noord-Holland reports.

Bystanders saw what happened and called the emergency services. The man was pulled out of the water and resuscitated. 

A trauma doctor checked him over at the scene before he was rushed to the hospital. 

Pinkeln_verboten_(Berlin)
Nov 12 '15 14:00

Meppel has treated the tower of the city's Middle Ages church with a special coating that does not absorb liquids, but instead splashes it away. This is done in an effort to combat public urinators. "This coating, Peeback Mineral, is completely water based and works in a way that ensures that public urinators are left with wet trousers and wet shoes", Eduard Annen of council party Sterk Meppel explained

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