News from Germany: 80-year-old crashes Porsche on Autozug

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Westerland: 80-year-old builds with Porsche accident on the accident train

An 80-year-old Dortmund caused an accident with his Porsche on Thursday loading the car train in Westerland on Sylt. The police report that the man drove his sports car onto the lower deck of the two-story train. The “Hamburger Abendblatt” reported with reference to the police, the driver then confused the gas with the brake pedal, so that the car suddenly had accelerated very strong .. The driver apparently lost control, according to police, the Porsche collided with a Van, which also stood on the flat car. The accident driver was taken to the hospital together with his daughter – who also sat in the car – as a precaution. The occupants of the van remain unhurt. For the duration of the recovery of the car DB Autozugverkehr was interrupted.

Sources: Federal Police Inspectorate Flensburg, “Hamburger Abendblatt”

Moers: Uninvolved dies in illegal car racing

In a suspected car race in North Rhine-Westphalia, an uninvolved motorist has died. The injured in the accident in Moers on Monday 43-year-old had succumbed to her injuries on Thursday, said the prosecutor Kleve and the Duisburg police in the evening.

The woman's Citroën had collided with a Mercedes on Monday night. The Mercedes driver should have previously delivered a race with a Range Rover and driven on the lane for oncoming traffic. Both drivers should have accelerated their cars.

According to police, the Range Rover could slow down, but then drove on. The driver of the Mercedes escaped limping after the accident. The police Duisburg has set up a homicide. The case is reminiscent of a deadly car race on the Berlin Kurfürstendamm in early 2016. Last March, the two Raser were sentenced in a newly launched trial again for murder to life imprisonment.

Source: AFP

News from Thursday, April 25th

Obernhof: Wheel loader crashes down vineyard

In Obernhof in Rhineland-Palatinate, a five-ton wheel loader fell down an embankment on Thursday morning. The police report that the vehicle broke through a retaining wall and slid 80 to 100 meters until it came to a halt just before a road. Fortunately, the excavator driver had fortunately stopped the work in the vineyards and left the cab. Nobody was hurt. The excavator was severely damaged during its fall caused by the soaked soil. The property damage amounts to about 50,000 euros, according to police.

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The wheel loader came to a stop shortly before the road

Source: Police Department Montabaur

Jülich: Trapped dog dies after hours in the overheated car

On Wednesday in Jülich in North Rhine-Westphalia circle Düren a dog died after he was locked up for hours in a car at 25 degrees outside temperature. The police reported that a witness had become aware of the situation and had informed the fire brigade. At the time, all the windows would have been closed and misted on the car. The rescue workers hit a disc but were only able to recover the dog in the car. They then notified the police. When the officials arrived, the dog owner was added. He claimed to have watered his pet only two hours earlier – which the officials doubted because of the fogged windows and damp interior.

According to the police, a message was posted on the dashboard: “To all the curious, there's a dog in the car, I know that and he's fine! Now take care of your stuff and do not mix in things that do not concern you ” A fatal mistake. The 52-year-old owner now faces a lawsuit for violating the Animal Welfare Act.

Source: Police Düren

Hockenheim: Mentally confused provokes policemen

An apparently mentally confused man with a knife has triggered a delicate police operation in Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg. As the officials said on Thursday, he held the gun to his neck and told the forces to shoot him. He also cursed them as “Nazis” and showed the Hitler salute. After several minutes placating speech he gave up.

According to the officials, the 43-year-old dropped the knife and “broke down emotionally and tearfully.” Policemen took him tied up in a specialist hospital. The use was triggered on Wednesday by the man in a snack with two young people in dispute, thereby damaging the phone of a 15-year-old. He called the police.

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Source: AFP

Bochum: SEC deployment after Selfie with weapons

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The rifle was a true to the original dummy, but the 21-year-old should be in trouble

“First think, then post,” the police Bochum ended a press release on a SEK mission in early April. As the officials write, the state security in advance had become aware of a 21-year-olds, because this presented armed with a rifle and a machete in the social networks. In addition, the man had spread a brutal execution video via Whatsapp.

The criminal investigation then took up investigations, which then ended in the use of the special forces command. Early in the morning they had “abruptly ended the sleep of the 21-year-old”, the police said. He had responded to the unusual wake-up call by saying that the rifle was just a dummy that he had borrowed for his posting. What consequences the man has to fear, the officials did not call. However, they said that the 21-year-old had to give up the machete and two cell phones and other storage media once. These would now be evaluated intensively, they say.

Source: Police Bochum

Berlin: Couple must pay 7500 euros for oral sex in the train

For public sex at lunchtime in a Berlin S-Bahn, a man and a woman have to pay 7500 Euro penalty. The Berlin district court imposed on April 10, the verdict for causing public nuisance, as a court spokesman said on Thursday. The “picture” and the “B.Z.” had reported about it.

The incident occurred on a Sunday in April a year ago. On the S-Bahn route in the city center of Berlin came to the oral sex between the woman and the man, as the federal police announced at that time. Passengers, including children, could have watched the event unhindered. Witnesses intervened. There was a violent argument with blows. Finally, a passenger pulled the emergency brake. Policemen arrested the couple. According to the verdict, the 37-year-old woman has to pay 3900 euros, the 39-year-old man 3600 euros.

Source: DPA

A1 at Bad Oldesloe: Young Wolf deadly overrun

On the A1 near Bad Oldesloe (Schleswig-Holstein) a wolf was fatally overrun last Sunday, as the “Hamburger Abendblatt” reported. Anyone who overtook the female cub is therefore unclear.

Source: “Hamburger Abendblatt”

Hamburg: killed 22-year-old apparently died of severe neck injury

In the case of the woman killed in the Hamburg district of Eimsbüttel on early Tuesday morning (for the first report see entry of 23 April below), the homicide commission also examines whether a dispute about renovation noise might have been the trigger for the crime. This reports the “Hamburger Abendblatt”. According to this, the 22-year-old is only at the beginning of April together with her friend moved into the apartment in the apartment building on Amandastraße.

Therefore, a 34-year-old neighbor of the victim, who lives with his mother, girlfriend and a child next door, is considered urgently suspect. Investigators accuse the man of having brutally beaten and severely injured the young woman before putting his foot on her neck, which has ultimately caused death. The 34-year-old was still on Tuesday a detention judge demonstrated after the suspicion against him had hardened, writes the “Abendblatt”. He is said not to have appeared in the police.

Witnesses had alerted the police on the night of Tuesday after hearing shouts and rumbling. Rescuers found the woman a few minutes later seriously injured lying on the ground. She was still resuscitated and given emergency medical care, but later died in a hospital, a police spokesman is quoted in the report.

Source: “Hamburger Abendblatt” (paid content)

Iserlohn: Police find weapons warehouse in the apartment of a dead man

After the death of an 81-year-old man from Iserlohn in North Rhine-Westphalia, police have discovered a weapons warehouse in his home. As the police announced on Thursday, the officers initially found about 500 long guns, handguns, pistols, knives and a larger amount of ammunition in the apartment before. Since the apartment is “in a very disorderly state”, it is not excluded that there are more weapons.

Moreover, the man who died of natural causes after police arrested suspected dangerous substances in a basement room. The place was therefore cordoned off extensively. Emergency services and fire brigades as well as the municipal energy supplier were called in and kept ready, the basement room was searched by special forces of the LKA. They found about five kilograms of black powder.

Source: AFP

Nürburg: Couples can marry for the first time at the Nürburgring

For the first time, couples at the racetrack at the Nürburgring can give the yes-word. Only twice this year – on 12 July and 11 October – there are weddings possible with a view of the asphalt loop, as the Nürburgring announced. The municipality of Adenau and the racetrack in the Eifel have set up a noise-protected wedding room in addition to the start and finish straight of the Grand Prix circuit. From 2020, marriages with motorsport flair should also be possible four days a year. “I can imagine that there racing fans come,” said ring announcer Alexander Gerhard.

Source: DPA

News from Wednesday, April 24th

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In front of a picturesque mountain panorama, the last yellow telephone booth in Germany is paving the way for retirement

St. Bartholomä: Last yellow phone booth dismantled and taken away

There were times when the post-yellow telephone booths of German cities and communities were indispensable. Now the last of the characteristic houses in St. Bartholomä on Königssee in Bavaria was dismantled and transported away, as the Telekom reported on Tuesday. It was on a peninsula of the lake in a boat house. Accordingly, the removal took place on the waterway.

Incidentally, the first telephone box, called the “telephone kiosk”, was put into operation in Berlin in 1881; from 1899, there were payphones. The yellow of the post office – at that time responsible for telecommunications – graced the little house only starting from 1946 – incidentally both in the Federal Republic as well as in the GDR, as the Telekom announces. From the mid-1990s, the cells got the magenta of Telekom as an outer coat. As more and more citizens had a telephone connection at home, the number of telephone booths was reduced, the mobile phone has meanwhile made them almost superfluous.

If a cell is no longer profitable, it will be dismantled, as Telekom project manager Günter Nerlinger is quoted in the company blog: “We decide to take the phone booth off the grid, if the revenue per month permanently below 50 €, because the cost of course are much higher “.

Swell: Telekom, Youtube (channel “Telekom Netz”)

Lügde: Proceedings against 68-year-olds in the abuse case set

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At the camp Eichwald stand in front of the now fenced plot of the alleged perpetrator two police officers

In the abuse case of Lügde at Detmold, the investigators have set the proceedings against a 68-year-old. According to a joint statement from the police and the public prosecutor's office on Wednesday, there is no sufficient suspicion against the man from Steinheim in the district of Höxter (North Rhine-Westphalia). His daughter had told the police that her father had entrusted her to the main defendant at the Lügde campsite, even though she had reported her father to sexual assault in the early 1990s. Thus the suspicion of the aid against the man existed. However, the investigation revealed no evidence of sexual activity, violence or threats by the main accused, as described by the now 39-year-old witness.

At the campsite in Lügde, the main accused – a 56-year-old permanent campper – is said to have abused and filmed children with an accomplice, 33, for years. The two suspects and a 48-year-old from Stade in Lower Saxony are in custody. So far, 40 victims have been identified. In addition to the three main suspects is now still being investigated against four suspects for possession of child pornography material from the campsite or for denial of justice.

Source: DPA

Erfurt: Lioness becomes infected with blood poisoning at birth

A few days after the first lion birth in Erfurt Zoo for 60 years on Good Friday, the joy was severely clouded. The reason: The lioness Bastet suffered at the birth of her two babies a life-threatening blood poisoning. As the zoo reports, it turned out after birth that the lioness carried a third cub, which died in the womb. “The dead boy has triggered a sepsis,” it says on the part of the zoo. It had to be surgically removed, the lion's mum was the report in the aftermath in a critical condition, which, however, has already improved. At first, she could not and would not breastfeed her boys. Now she would have eaten again without complications. The Lion Mum and her cubs were being watched around the clock.

Source: Zoopark Erfurt

Lioness Bastet

Löwen-Mama Bastet is on the way to recovery after a sepsis

Cologne: Illegal casino in apartment dug

Gambling investigators have searched an apartment converted into an illegal casino in an apartment in the center of Cologne. The police reported on Wednesday that officials arrested 13 people, including players and professional croupiers. The officers confiscated two poker tables, several sets of playing cards, chips, and a number of game accessories. In addition, the investigators withdrew a gambling machine from the market, which had been manipulated after the first review so that there were losses of several thousand euros per hour were possible. Players now have to answer in a lawsuit for participating in illegal gambling. Against the croupiers and the operators of the casino the Kriminalpolizei determines Cologne for unauthorized arrangement of a gambling.

Source: Police Headquarters Cologne

Bayern: Men drown in bathing accident

In Schönau am Königssee (Bavaria), two young men from Saxony drowned while bathing at the Königsbach waterfall on Tuesday evening at 18 o'clock. As the Bavarian Red Cross reported, the two had possibly underestimated the current meltwater of the mountain stream that flows into the Königssee. The tourists were probably no longer able to leave the basin due to the high oxygen content and the strong water pressure. A witness chose the emergency call. Forces of Bergwacht, Wasserwacht, fire brigade and police were able to reach the two 21-year-olds in the strong current only with great effort and finally, despite all efforts only recover dead.

Rescue helicopter when used on the Koenigssee

Some rescue workers were taken by helicopter to the location on Koenigssee

Source: BRK

Regensburg: Residents have to leave houses because of aerial bombing

After the discovery of a bomb in Regensburg, around 4500 residents had to leave their homes during the night of Wednesday. The police said hundreds of police, firefighters and helpers were on the scene to help defuse the dud. On the site near the port, houses were cleared and streets closed on Tuesday and night. The 250-kilogram bomb had been found during construction. She was blown up successfully in the morning.

Source: DPA

News from Tuesday, April 23rd

Moers: Woman seriously injured in illegal car racing

In Moers, a woman was hospitalized after a car accident involving life-threatening injuries. The police reported that a Range Rover and a Mercedes had delivered an illegal car race shortly before 10pm on Monday night. According to eyewitnesses, the Mercedes driver should have raced alongside the Range Rover on the opposite lane. Both drivers are said to have accelerated their cars. When the 43-year-old wanted to turn her Citroen, she collided with the Mercedes. The driver of the Range Rover was able to slow down in time, but drove away in an unknown direction after the accident. The Mercedes driver got out and hobbled away in an unknown direction as well.

The demolished Citroen is on the road after the accident

The demolished Citroen is on the road after the accident

Source: Police Duisburg

Hamburg: 22-year-old apparently beaten to death

In Hamburg, a young woman collapsed on the street with life-threatening injuries. As the police reported, rescue workers found the 22-year-old lying on the ground. She was resuscitated, cared for and sent to a hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries. House dwellers had dialed the emergency call shortly after midnight after hearing shouts and rumbling. Apparently the woman had quarreled with neighbors and had then dragged himself seriously injured on the street. According to a report of the “Hamburger Morgenpost” she was beaten to death, according to first findings, with blows and kicks. The police arrested a 34-year-old neighbor during the operation. The officials are now investigating whether a suspicion can be substantiated against him.

Swell: Police Hamburg / “Hamburger Morgenpost”

Marburg: Man pretends packet bombing stop

In Marburg, on Thursday, around 8:30 am, a man in a company was injured in the explosion of a parcel bomb. He had to be treated in a hospital. In response, a post office in Marburg was temporarily vacated. There it was checked whether in a local post office the company lurked further danger. Now comes out: The 34-year-old has only faked the attack on himself. As the prosecutor Marburg announced on Tuesday, the CEO of the company told the officials to have made the bomb itself.

In this context, he accidentally caused the detonation of a cartridge in the package with lighter fluid. In addition, he confessed to have faked other acts, including robbery, dangerous bodily injury, theft and property damage. He had all reported this to the police. Because the police and the prosecutor's office doubted the credibility of the man, they took up investigations against him on suspicion of faking a crime. He acknowledged this in an interrogation as well. As motive he called personal and family problems. Since there were no grounds for detention against the accused, he was released after the investigation had been completed.

Düsseldorf: Guide dog stolen in front of the supermarket

In Düsseldorf, strangers stole a guide dog. As the Cologne “Express” reported, his master had leashed the beagle named Arco on Easter Saturday about 8 clock before shopping in front of an Aldi branch. When the 68-year-old came out a little later and groped for the dog, this was gone – along with leash. For the owner was quickly clear: The dog was stolen. Besides, Arco would not be able to leave without me, he's always waiting for me, “the retiree is quoted as saying. He appeals to the kidnappers, who probably did not know it was a guide dog: “Please have a look and return my Arco.”

Source: “Express”

Bielefeld: Police carry dead dog from pond

The police in Bielefeld has recovered a dead dog from a pond. The officers received a call on Easter Monday about 6 pm that the animal would be lying there. Wrapped in a sheet, they found the black quadruped and pulled him out of the water. “It was found that the dog had a massive head injury,” it said in a press release. The dog, presumably a Labrador or a similar half-breed, was taken by animal taxi to a veterinary clinic, where the owner should be determined. He is expected, inter alia, an ad for violating the Animal Abolition Act.

Source: Police Headquarters Bielefeld

Munich: Two tourists injured in hostel with knife

In a dispute in a Munich hostel two guests were severely injured by knife wounds. “The alleged perpetrator was arrested,” said a spokeswoman for the police. According to initial findings came on the evening of Easter Monday, several guests in a heated argument, which then escalated. The police were in action with a large squad. The victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. “We can not give any background information,” the spokeswoman continued.

Source: DPA

News from Monday, April 22nd

Hamm: 64-year-old found dead in apartment – wife in custody

A 64-year-old was found dead in a flat in Hamm with a stab wound. The 63-year-old wife is in custody because of urgent suspicion, said Attorney Carsten Dombert the German Press Agency on Easter Monday. The woman called her son on Easter Sunday and described that “something has happened” in the couple's shared apartment. The son then found his dead father when he arrived and contacted the police. A murder commission took over the investigation. The result of a blood sample of 63-year-olds was not available on early Monday evening.

Source: DPA

Erzenhausen: Toddler crashes in three-meter-deep shaft

A 17-month-old child in Rhineland-Palatinate fell into a three-meter-deep shaft. The police reported that the child had “opened the covered pipe” in an unattended moment and plummeted, “police said. Fire and rescue workers are currently working feverishly to free the child, they say. The Technical Relief Organization is also alerted and move with rescue and recovery equipment to the site in Erzenhausen (Kaiserslautern), police and US military police secured the rescue work and conduct initial investigation into the cause of the accident.

+++ Update: As the police has now communicated, the toddler could be released at 18 clock. The 17-month-old boy was apparently unhurt in the first place and was extensively examined on the spot by the rescue service, it is said. Then you have brought in for observation in the Homburg University Hospital. +++

Source: Police headquarters Westpfalz

Salzkotten: Mother dies on a bike ride with her daughters

In Salzkotten, North Rhine-Westphalia, a mother was fatally injured in a traffic accident in front of her three- and six-year-old daughters. As the police reported, a 28-year-old rammed the bike of his mother in front of him in his car. This had her three-year-old daughter in the car seat, the six-year-old drove ahead. After the driver drove on the wheel of the 37-year-old from unknown cause, he then bumped into the daughter's bike. The mother was injured in the fall so hard that she had to be flown with a rescue helicopter in a special clinic to Bielefeld, where she died shortly thereafter. The two girls were taken seriously injured with ambulances in hospitals. The car driver was slightly injured in the accident.

Source: District Police Department Paderborn

Lenningen: 75-year-old hiker crashes several meters into the depths

In Lenningen (Baden-Wuerttemberg), a woman fell heavily when hiking. As the police reported on Easter Monday, the accident happened on Sunday at 13 clock below the “little Schrecke” in the direction Grabenstetten. The 75-year-old, with her 80-year-old husband, was on the narrow path in the area of ​​the Schreckenfels when she got off the beaten track and fell about eight meters into the depths. Fortunately, she was then caught by a tree. Due to the immediately alerted mountain guards, the elderly woman was able to be released from her predicament within a very short time and to be admitted to a hospital with slight injuries.

Source: Police headquarters Reutlingen

Reutlingen: dispute escalated by patients in emergency department

In Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, a dispute has escalated in a hospital. As the police reported on Easter Monday, around 8:00 pm that evening, a group of three women and one man quarreled with other people waiting in the emergency room. As a patient felt disturbed by the group, she asked for more rest. A present couple agreed with the woman. As a result, the 28-year-old husband was massively insulted by the group and showered with a cup of coffee by a 25-year-old from the group. Furthermore, this injured the man with the fingernails on the neck. This resulted in a scuffle between the group and the couple, in the course of which all slightly injured each other. The police are investigating.

Source: Police headquarters Reutlingen

Bleckede: Couple rushes by car into harbor basin

In Bleckede, Lower Saxony, a couple of seniors crashed into the harbor basin on Easter Sunday. As reported by the fire department, the red Suzuki immediately began to sink. Three passersby immediately jumped into the water to free the pensioners. All inmates were unhurt. When the fire department arrived at the scene of the accident, only the vehicle roof gleamed through the water surface. With a winch, the rescue workers pulled the car out of the harbor basin. How it came to the accident is still unclear.

Rescue workers recover a car from the harbor basin in Bleckede

When the rescue workers arrived, only the vehicle roof protruded out of the water

Source: Fire department city Bleckede

Kinding: railway line from Munich to Nuremberg paralyzed for hours

A police operation on the important railway line between Nuremberg and Munich on Saturday has led to hours of problems with train cancellations and diversions including delays. An ICE with about 380 people on board had to stop shortly before noon after an accident at Kinding in the district of Eichstätt, as the Deutsche Bahn announced. According to a spokesman, he could only drive on to Ingolstadt after about four and a half hours. The travelers would have had to stay on the train while waiting.

Source: DPA

Rauenberg: Thief steals children Easter

In vain did two children in Baden-Wuerttemberg look for their Easter nest in the garden on Easter Sunday. A thief was apparently faster and had stolen the candy and toys, as the police reported on Monday. The father of the children had hidden the things in the night on Sunday in the garden property in Rauenberg (Rhein-Neckar-Kreis). The police are now looking for the “Easter Bunny Thief”. The gifts had a value of 25 euros.

Source: DPA

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