roermond

Police guard in a detention center
Mar 30 '17 14:20

Over half of the people suspected of a crime in the Netherlands committed that crime in the same municipality in which they live, according to an analysis of crime figures from 2016 by Statistics Netherlands. The police registered 268 thousand suspects last year.

Almost a third of suspects came from a different municipality. About 14 percent of suspects don't have a fixed address in the Netherlands. In nearly a fifth of crimes, the suspects live in one of the four large Dutch cities - Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.

Mark Rutte
Mar 23 '17 10:55

Today the process of forming a new government for the Netherlands continues with a meeting between coalition scout Edith Schippers and the leaders of the VVD, D66, CDA and GroenLinks. During this meeting Schippers will explore whether a coalition between the four parties is viable. Negotiations are expected to be tough, especially between the VVD and GroenLinks.

KLM boeing 787
Dec 27 '16 13:45

A Drunk passenger bit a KLM flight attendant on the ear on flight KL605 from Amsterdam to San Francisco last week, the Telegraaf reports.

According to the newspaper, the passenger and his girlfriend were already quite drunk while boarding. It is unclear why they were allowed on the plane. During the flight the attendants refused to serve them any more alcohol. And they decided to make a fuss, including drinking alcohol they brought with them and even lighting a cigarette.

Police officers prepare to raid a sauna club in Roermond as part of a Satudarah money laundering investigation, 26 Nov 2016
Nov 28 '16 09:17

On Saturday the police searched several locations in Limburg in a large investigation into the laundering of dirty money from motorcycle gang Satudarah. One of these locations was a sauna club in Roermond. So far no arrests were made, the police said on Sunday.

B7aXwvWCUAAsxOe
Sep 9 '16 13:00

Jos van Rey is refusing to give up his seat on the Roermond city council. The vast majority of the council wants the politician to step down after he was convicted of corruption, but Van Rey is not leaving, he said during a city council meeting on the ruling culture on Thursday

1280px-Chemotherapy_iv_(1)
Aug 19 '16 07:35

The police are now investigating 70 deaths connected to alternative cancer clinic Klaus Ross in Germany. According to German broadcaster WDR, the police suspect these deaths may have been caused by treatment in the clinic.

B3bYJmNIAAAq6FG
Jul 13 '16 10:40

The court in Rotterdam sentenced former VVD alderman in Roermond Jos van Rey to 240 hours of community service on Tuesday. The Public Prosecutor demanded a 2 year prison sentence and will appeal against the court ruling

B3bYJmNIAAAq6FG
May 23 '16 15:00

The Public Prosecutor committed "character murder" against former Roermond alderman Jos van Rey in the corruption case against him, Van Rey's lawyer Gitte Stevens said in court on Monday. According to the lawyer, the Prosecutor jumped the gun in the case and then could not retreat when there was no evidence against her client

B7aXwvWCUAAsxOe
May 11 '16 14:35

The Public Prosecutor demanded a two year prison sentence against former VVD politician Jos van Rey in court on Tuesday. The Limburg politician vehemently denies the charges of bribery, election fraud and money laundering against him and claims to be "totally perplexed" by the Prosecutor's demand.

B3bYJmNIAAAq6FG
May 10 '16 14:35

Former VVD politician Jos van Rey landed himself in a world of cronyism, bribery and corruption, the Public Prosecutor said in court on Tuesday in the formulation of the sentence demand against Van Rey. "It appears that the suspect got caught up in his own success and lost feeling for what can and can not be", the prosecutor said

Mar 18 '16 09:14

The municipality of Sittard-Geleen is following in Maastricht's footsteps and is banning coffeeshops from selling drugs to tourists. From April 1st only residents of the Netherlands can buy cannabis at coffeeshops in the city. Coffeeshop owner Peter Hendriks fears that this measure will mean a significant increase in the drug dealing on the city's streets

B4vxvtyCUAAURkI
Feb 26 '16 10:20

An ISIS explosive containing hydrogen peroxide produced by chemical company Solvay in Roermond, was discovered in Iraq according to a report by Conflict Armament Research

Nutella_ak
Feb 12 '16 15:00

Roermond snack bar Piet Friet has a special snack planned for Valentine's Day on Sunday - fries topped with chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella

Carnaval
Feb 8 '16 10:43

The Netherlands meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for strong winds up to 100 kilometers per hour for almost the whole country, with the exception of the eastern provinces. The strong winds resulted in a number of Carnival parades being cancelled or postponed, including those in Den Bosch, Breda, Roermond, Geleen and Venlo.

800px-Wheel_clamp_on_Opel_in_Warsaw_2
Jan 29 '16 10:15

The police are launching a small-scale experiment in clamping cars to encourage owners to pay their outstanding fines. The experiment will run from February 1st to July 1st in Rotterdam, Amersfoort and Roermond, the police announced on Thursday.

CFVrMLCUIAAeOEO
Jan 11 '16 16:45

Investigating authorities have strong evidence that indicate that the Limburg branch of motorcycle gang Bandidos recruited members through "a criminal training school" housed in support club Chicanos

398px-thumbnail-398x575
Nov 26 '15 12:55

A 51 year old man from Roerdalen, Limburg is suspected of raping and sexually abusing two teenage girls, one of them his daughter, over a period of 14 years. His daughter fell pregnant with his child when she was 14 years old.

scabies
Oct 23 '15 21:49

An outbreak of scabies at a temporary asylum reception center in Reuver, Limburg has emergency services quickly trying to contain the infection. Fire department personnel working in the region say 48 people from Eritrea are suffering from the skin condition, newswire ANP reported.

Police sign
Oct 12 '15 11:16

A man was held hostage for several hours in Roermond on Sunday after being forced into a car on Stationsplein around 4:30 p.m. The police have arrested three suspects on suspicion of deprivation of freedom.

Bible-706658
Sep 14 '15 11:50

The treasurer of the Heilige Christoffel en Heilige Geest parish in Roermond is suspected of embezzling 750 thousand euros of the parish's money.

398px-thumbnail-398x575
Sep 8 '15 14:29

Three suspects have been arrested in a case involving extortion, blackmail and pedophilia. A man from Helmond was lured to a house in Roermond with the promise of sex with two young girls, aged 13 and 14 years. Once there three other adults forced him to pay 40 thousand euros.

CNe69iAXAAAyJnb
Sep 1 '15 09:10

A body was discovered along the A73 in Roermond on Thursday last week. The victim is believed to be Italian criminal S.H.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Jul 28 '15 11:57

A man was run off the road and assaulted on the A73 in Roermond on Thursday night. Acquaintances of a 12 year old girl found out that the man had arranged a meeting with the girl through social media and decided to take matters into their own hands, according to the police.

CDWNzS7WIAAR-Ew
Jul 22 '15 16:08

The management of the brand new indoor theme park Yumble in Roermond has filed for bankruptcy, just four months after the park opened its doors.. The company announced in a statement on Wednesday that, due to disappointing visitor numbers and a party deciding to withdraw a financial injection at the last moment, Yumble had to close its doors

Pages

Subscribe to