Cemetery in Oisterwijk Plagued by Theft and Vandalism: Visitors Express Anger and Sadness

Cemetery in Oisterwijk Plagued by Theft and Vandalism: Visitors Express Anger and Sadness

Anger and sadness among visitors to the cemetery in Oisterwijk. Several statues have been stolen from graves in recent weeks. Last year the cemetery was also a target of vandals and thieves. “Leave the dead people alone.” Ria Liebregts (80) was tending her husband’s grave at the Petruskerk on Tuesday afternoon. She comes to the … Read more

10,000 Liters of Drug Waste Found in Schijndel: Emergency Services Work Through the Night

10,000 Liters of Drug Waste Found in Schijndel: Emergency Services Work Through the Night

About ten thousand liters of drug waste was found at the Steeg in Schijndel on Wednesday evening. Ten containers of a thousand liters each were lying in the grass next to the road between Schijndel and Heeswijk-Dinther. Most containers were filled to the brim. A number of the barrels were broken, causing liquid to leak … Read more

Man Caught Trying to Steal Over 600 Euros Worth of Groceries in Supermarket on Jan Heijnsstraat in Tilburg

Man Caught Trying to Steal Over 600 Euros Worth of Groceries in Supermarket on Jan Heijnsstraat in Tilburg

A man tried to steal more than six hundred euros worth of groceries from a supermarket on Jan Heijnsstraat in Tilburg on Friday. A security guard spotted the man and stopped him. Around 4 p.m., the security guard saw the suspect walking through the store with someone else and putting products in each other’s baskets … Read more

Neighbors Dispute Over Parking Space Leads to Vandalism of Disability Car in Helmond

Neighbors Dispute Over Parking Space Leads to Vandalism of Disability Car in Helmond

Two cars on Jan Luijkenlaan in Helmond were seriously damaged by several people. That happened on the night from Sunday to Monday. The reason for the destruction is said to be a dispute between neighbors over a parking space. “I don’t want to live here anymore.” The parked car of a 61-year-old disabled woman and … Read more

Brother of Fugitive ‘Bolle Jos’ Leijdekkers Arrested in Turkey for Money Laundering

Brother of Fugitive ‘Bolle Jos’ Leijdekkers Arrested in Turkey for Money Laundering

The brother of fugitive Breda top criminal ‘Bolle Jos’ Leijdekkers (32) has been arrested in Turkey. He was arrested for laundering the profits of crime. Het Parool reported this on Wednesday. Turkish authorities have not yet released the news. It would according to Het Parool concerns Wilhelmus Adrianus Leijdekkers, who was allegedly arrested in Turkey. … Read more

Man from Eindhoven jailed for raping woman during carnival – Court ruling and conflicting testimonies

Man from Eindhoven jailed for raping woman during carnival – Court ruling and conflicting testimonies

A 24-year-old man from Eindhoven has been jailed for six months for raping a woman during carnival last year. The court in Den Bosch ruled this on Friday. The man went way too far with a young woman whom he had met shortly before in front of a café on Stratumseind ​​in Eindhoven. Initially, the … Read more

Recent Failed Attack on Coffee Shop Caza in Tilburg: Fourth Incident in Two Years

Recent Failed Attack on Coffee Shop Caza in Tilburg: Fourth Incident in Two Years

Two men committed a failed attack on coffee shop Caza on the Gasthuisring in Tilburg on Thursday evening just before midnight. They threw a fireworks bomb and a jerry can at the coffee shop, but no explosion followed, the police reported. The police are still looking for the perpetrators. It is the fourth time in … Read more

Vacant House Fire in Boxmeer: Firefighters Battle Blaze on Burgemeester Verkuijlstraat

Vacant House Fire in Boxmeer: Firefighters Battle Blaze on Burgemeester Verkuijlstraat

A fire broke out in a vacant house on Burgemeester Verkuijlstraat in Boxmeer last night around three o’clock. Firefighters from various brigades from the region and even from Sint-Michielsgestel were called in. An aerial work platform was also used. According to someone in the neighborhood, vagrants were staying in the house, but no one was … Read more

Dutch Cannabis Sativa Test – Historic Moment in Breda and Tilburg

Dutch Cannabis Sativa Test – Historic Moment in Breda and Tilburg

It is already a historic moment. Breda and Tilburg will have the national scoop of the cannabis test on Friday. Or at least the run-up to that test. Coffee shops in both cities can start selling legally grown Dutch weed. The intention is to eliminate the shadyness and crime surrounding coffee shops. The illegal cannabis … Read more

Spate of Car Fires in Roosendaal Linked to Possible Arson Spree

Spate of Car Fires in Roosendaal Linked to Possible Arson Spree

A car parked on Gerard ter Borchstraat in Roosendaal caught fire early this morning. The fire brigade extinguished the vehicle. It was striking that around the same time, four o’clock this morning, the fire brigade received two more reports of car fires in the Westrand district. According to our 112 correspondent, the fire brigade also … Read more