Barking dogs drive out burglars

Bocholt (ots) - The barking of two dogs evicted a burglar in Bocholt on Tuesday night. The dogs had struck against 02.30 clock standing in front of the bathroom door. According to initial findings, a stranger had come through a window into the bathroom and fled again when the two attentive four-legged friends began to bark. The Bocholter looked after - she did not find a reason for the excitement of her four-legged friends at first. It was not until the next morning that she discovered traces of a burglary in the bathroom. The police asks for information to the Kriminalkommissariat in Bocholt: Tel. (02871) 2990. [...]

Drunk with two accidents within a ride

Bocholt (ots) - A motorist was involved in two accidents on Tuesday in Bocholt. The first occurred against 17.10 clock on the B67: An initially unknown overtook the car of an 24 year-old on a two-lane section between the exit Borken West and Rhede. He touched the outdated car, whose driver followed him now. She observed that the other driver had been involved in another accident at Werther Strasse / Westring / Westfalenstraße intersection. He had agreed with the accident opponent and then removed. Police officers who were called could use the license plate to find the driver of the fleeting vehicle still behind the wheel. An alcohol test indicated him to a blood alcohol level of about 2 per thousand. The officials also found that the man does not have a valid driving license. They made an ad and made the car safe; a doctor took a blood sample from the 50-year-old Bocholter. The police asks witnesses, in particular the driver of the other vehicle involved in the second accident, to report to the Traffic Commissariat in Bocholt under Tel. (02871) 2990. [...]

Moddenborgstraße blocked

The Moddenborgstraße is now expected to Friday, 28. June 2019, between the streets "Am Hünting" and Markgrafenstraße fully closed during the day. Reason is work on the roadside (banquets) and the road surface. There are preparatory measures before the road surface is renewed on this section. In the evening the road is cleared again. [...]

Bicyclists collide

Bocholt (ots) - With minor injuries, an 13 year old Bocholterin came to the hospital after an accident on Wednesday. The cyclist was heading for 07.55 on the Schwanenstraße in the direction of the city center. To the right of her, an 14-year-old Bocholter rode her bike. As the 13-year-old turned right onto a bike path, she collided with the other wheel and crashed. [...]

"Finder pay" for worthless brass rings required

Bocholt (ots) - The findings that have now appeared in Bocholt suggest a criminal endeavor: rings that seem to be made of gold at first glance. However, only at first. Because despite the 585 gold stamp, it is worthless material. This suits a police-known scam: Scammers pretend to have found a valuable ring - they have previously dropped even. They go with it to passers-by who they want to return the ring supposedly - and demand finder's pay. Quite apart from the fact that a find must be properly submitted: The supposed bargain does not offer the expected value. It only serves to make others lose their money. Such brass rings have been found in recent days in several places in Bocholt. This suggests that fraudsters are currently using this scam in the city on the move and not least take older people in the sights of their criminal intentions. [...]

Chauffeured and fled

Bocholt (ots) - A motorist from Bocholt experienced a nasty surprise when she returned to her car on Wednesday after a purchase: A stranger had hit him and caused a damage of about 3.000 Euro. The damaged gray Peugeot had stood between 09.45 clock and 10.10 clock in the parking lot of a hypermarket on the Friesenstraße. Traces indicate that it could have been the vehicle of the causer to a red-brown painted car. The police asks for information to the Traffic Commissariat in Bocholt: Tel. (02871) 2990. [...]

Burglars fail

Bocholt (ots) - In the technology room of an ATM unknown people wanted to penetrate on Wednesday morning at the Siemensstraße in Bocholt by force. The perpetrators tried to pry open the door. Information requests the Kriminalkommissariat in Bocholt under Tel. (02871) 2990. [...]

Driven under the influence of amphetamines

Bocholt (ots) - A drug test on Tuesday at a motorist in Bocholt has struck positive on amphetamines. Police officers had checked the 24 year old when she drove down Dinxperloer Street in the evening, overtaking the patrol car at a traffic light. The officials made an ad. A doctor took a blood sample from the woman in the police station in order to prove the drug use exactly. [...]

YOUNG UNI in Bocholt: "Why everything breaks down - the body language of the components"

The JUNGE UNI in Bocholt and the Westfälische Institut für Bionik of the Westfälische Hochschule, Campus Bocholt, present at 26. June 2019 by 17: 30-19: 00 Watch the first Otto Spaleck Lecture on "Why everything breaks down - the body language of the components". Prof. Dr. In his talk, Claus Mattheck will introduce how to read technical components based on the models of trees and bones. The event is suitable for young people from 13 years, participation is free. Registrations onlineAnmeldung and more information on the JUNGE UNI website at The number of participants is limited, the places will be allocated after registration. Dr. Mattheck is a longtime department head for biomechanics at the Institute for Materials Research II at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe. He is an expert in mechanics, fracture behavior and wood rot of trees as well as fatigue fractures of mechanical components. The lecture will be funded by the Otto Spaleck Foundation. The lecture will take place from 17: 30-19: 00 clock in the large lecture hall following the college educational afternoon (15: 00-17: 00 clock). It is necessary to register for the lecture, participation in the university education afternoon can be done without prior registration, says Isabel Testroet, director of JUNGE UNI in Bocholt. Both formats are free of charge.Background: JUNGE UNI in BocholtThe Leonardo da Vinci Innovation project is part of the INTERREG program Germany-Nederland and co-financed with 859.670 Euro by the European Union, Gelderland province and MWIDE NRW. [...]

Apples and bananas as a thank you for cyclists

"Fietsen for future": The sustainability group of ROSE Bikes thanked all cyclists this morning with this slogan as well as with apples and bananas for leaving the car at home. For CEO Thorsten Heckrath-Rose, more and more e-cars, e-bikes and e-scooters will dominate the inner cities in the future. That's why it's time to think about traffic concepts completely new, he said in a video interview with Made in Bocholt. [...]

German weather service warns of heavy storms in the district Borken

The German Weather Service warns of heavy storms in the district of Borken. From the afternoon heavy thunderstorms come from the southwest. These are particularly accompanied by heavy rain (20 to 30 l / qm in a short time, locally even more). In addition, storm gusts between 80 and 100 km / h (Bft 9 to 10) are to be expected in connection with the expected linear thunderstorms; individual gale-force gusts up to 110 km / h (Bft 11) are not excluded. Another companion splint is greater hail between 2 and 3 cm. The thunderstorms go through in several stages and last until late into the night until Thursday. However, the most violent developments are to be expected from late afternoon to early night. [...]

Door manufacturer LEBO with new management duo

The shops of Lebo GmbH in Bocholt are since the 28. May 2019 led by Henning Stowermann (l.) And Lothar Strick (r.). The former Managing Director Ralf Schwung left the company after nearly two years of successful work to devote himself to a new professional challenge. Henning Stowermann, who most recently worked as a plant manager at LEBO, will be responsible for the areas of production and process management and the optimization of all Continue to drive processes through the use of CIP and Lean methodology. With Lothar Strick, LEBO can call on an experienced sales staff member, who has been with the company since 2001 and brings with him many years of internal and field expertise. His duties include, in particular, the holistic management of sales activities in relation to customer segments, products and services, as well as the further development of sales structures. To Lebo GmbH Founded in the year 1871, LEBO is one of the oldest manufacturers of interior doors and frames in Germany. As a medium-sized, family-run company and full-line supplier, LEBO produces standard doors, style doors, design doors and function doors in a variety of surfaces. LEBO also offers extensive accessories, all-glass doors and the freedom to make extra requests, for example, doors from 1 onwards. LEBO manufactures at two locations in Germany and delivers "Quality made in Germany" to 40 countries worldwide. [...]

Social list against gravel planting action of the city of Bocholt

The town of Bocholt has applied on the 380 square meter bed in the area of ​​the traffic island Münsterstraße / Lönsstraße limestone gravel, where later flowers are planted.Rainer Sauer, chairman of the Social List Bocholt, and the environmental policy spokesman Torsten Wollberg consider this not a good idea and explain on this: "For Bocholt as a climate community this" gravel planting "has devastating effects. Because it is a question of time, then further gravel front gardens will be created in Bocholt - according to the motto "The city makes it happen". We urge the city to remove the gravel and use natural topsoil instead. Last week, the Council asserted that the city is doing a lot for climate protection. When looking closely, but sometimes looks different. Also, this action is a completely wrong signal and climate protection counterproductive.Furthermore, it states in the message that this is also a citizenship application in preparation, that in future no more ballast stones may be applied to public land. [...]