After watching a SBS6 television program about life in camp grounds Fort Oranje on Wednesday, Breda resident Gerrie Vermeulen was so shocked that he decided to spring into action. He set up a Facebook group "Save the people of Fort Oranje" in the hopes that some publicity will get the attention of politicians, Omroep Brabant reports.
A man was arrested on Bonaire on suspicion of involvement in the murder of policeman Ferry Bakx, the Police Corps Caribbean Netherlands and the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday. The man used a suspicious vehicle that was found in Kralendijk, the capital of the island and the city where Bakx was killed
Four Belgian men were arrested in Wernhout at around 4:00 a.m. on Monday. The police suspect them of assaulting at least two people with brass knuckles in Rijsbergen and Zundert during the early hours of Monday morning.
The police issued a warning about a gang stealing solar panels off rooftops in Noord-Brabant. Investigators are calling on witnesses to come forward.
The police arrested a 50 year old woman in the investigation into the death of John Wassink yesterday morning. The woman, Wassink's girlfriend, was arrested on suspicion of violating the Weapons and Ammunition Act and the Opium Act. The police found firearms and weapons during raids performed in the murder investigation.
The police arrested 70 year old Kobus L. from Rotterdam at around 07:00 this morning in a house in Rijsbergen. He is suspected of involvement in the violent murder of 45 year old John Wassink from Roosendaal.
A football player was hospitalized after a massive brawl following the match between amateurs of VVR and Barça in Rijsbergen on Sunday. The police are investigating what exactly happened.
A 30-year old man was discovered heavily wounded on a street in Zundert by a passer-by on Sunday morning. It is unclear how the man ended up on the street.
The white kangaroo that was spotted in Rijsbergen after it escaped Tuesday, was caught again on Wednesday. The search was initially called off after its owner was identified, because chasing it could be fatal to the animal.
Police were looking for a white kangaroo, Tuesday, in Rijsbergen, Noord-Brabant, after several reports came in from people who spotted the animal, who is about half a meter in height, according to police Tweets.