In this blog, we’ll keep you updated with the top 112 news stories for Thursday, December 8th.
22:00 – Bankers of the underworld in Rotterdam are still in custody
The Rotterdamers, who were arrested at Schiphol airport at the end of last month, will remain in prison for a longer period. The duo, aged 38 and 39, are accused of laundering tens of millions of euros. Justice believes that the Rotterdams are part of a criminal organization that operates as an underground bank. Through such a bank, criminals can move large sums of cash between countries. The judiciary says the money comes mainly from the drug trade.
The duo spent most of their time abroad. Their homes were searched. The investigation in Rotterdamers began more than a year ago. One of the suspects used an encrypted phone.
21:40 – Handyman Kinderdijk (77) is stuck for two weeks longer
17:45 – attempted armed robbery Ridderkirk
Two men wearing masks attempted to rob the 41-year-old Ridderkerker at the end of the afternoon. Shots were fired, but no one was hurt. The victim had just parked his car in front of his home in Merrill when the men approached him. They fled empty-handed. The police are still looking for them.
16:50 – Capelse Tires hike extended by 90 days
The 34-year-old who was arrested late last month for vandalizing hundreds of cars will remain in jail for 90 days longer. According to the police, a resident of Capelle aan den IJssel admitted that he had damaged hundreds of cars in his hometown and in the neighboring Krimpenerwaard. The number of complaints against the man exceeded 250. It was not clear why the tires were punctured.
16:15 – A man was seriously injured during a Biesbosch sawing cycle
15:55 – Murder suspects in Zuidland are longer in prison
The two suspects arrested for the murder of Danny D.F. In Zuidland he is in detention for three months longer. Justice just announced this. It concerns a 35-year-old from Weert and a 45-year-old Zuidlander.
Killed victim Danny D.F. (41 years old) near his home on November 20 and died instantly. On December 5, D.F. To answer the judge in a drug trial.
The suspected shooter sped off at high speed after being eliminated and later crashed in the Europoort area. There the police arrested the man from Wert. Another suspect is a neighbor of Danny DV.
11:30 – Gymnasium in Rotterdam-Zuidwijk evacuated by fire brigade due to ‘strange smell’
The fire brigade evacuated a school gymnasium in Rotterdam-Zuidwijk. There was a strange smell in the dressing room. Students also complained of a burning sensation in the airways and watery eyes. During the lesson, seven girls experienced complaints. Two ambulances were called. The girls were examined and did not have to go to the hospital. Schere’s school gym is now closed.
The fire service took measurements, but could not find anything. Not even in the girls’ locker room. The cause of the complaints is still not clear.
00:00 – Phone thief arrested in Rotterdam thanks to ‘Find my iPhone’
Last night a woman reported the theft of her mobile phone to the Marechaussee in Schiphol. An unknown man bumped into her at Rotterdam Central Station. Later on the train, she notices she no longer has her phone. Marechaussee could see that the mobile phone was in the center of Rotterdam. Then the Rotterdam police were contacted, who, after a short search, found the suspect. A police motorcyclist then drove to Schiphol to hand over the mobile phone to its owner.
20:00 – Animal ambulance ends up on its side in a ditch in Nieuw-Lekkerland
An animal ambulance ended up in a ditch along the Zijdeweg in Nieuw-Lekkerland on Wednesday evening. The staff was not injured. Part of Zijdeweg has been closed for some time. The police were at the scene and helped deal with the accident.
19:00 – Students suspended after knives were found in a school locker
Two high school students in Spijkenisse have been suspended after a knife was discovered in their locker. This was reported by the police. The items were found during a search of 3,000 lockers and 425 bags in different schools.