Fatal Accident in Snæfellsnes

News Tagged with “Police”

Arrested for Long List of Offenses

1 Oct The Capital Area Police arrested two men and a woman in the Grafarholt neighborhood in Reykjavík between 5 and 6 pm last night.

Guðmundur Einarsson (left) and Geirfinnur Einarsson.

Tip in Iceland’s Infamous Missing Person Case Being Investigated

1 Oct There is news today regarding Iceland’s most notorious unsolved missing person case, dating back to 1974.

National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen.

States His Words Were Overinterpreted

26 Sep Iceland’s National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen tells Morgunblaðið today that his comments in a previous interview, regarding corruption within the police force, have been overinterpreted.

Austurbæjarskóli grade school.

Can Icelandic Schools Remain Open to All?

25 Sep Reports in the media yesterday of a man having entered a grade school in Reykjavík, lured a nine-year-old girl into a room and groped her before she managed to escape, have opened a debate on whether Icelandic school buildings can remain as open and accessible as they always have been.

Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir, on her way to a government meeting this morning.

National Police Commissioner to Remain in Office

24 Sep National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen will remain in office for the time being, according to mbl.is.

National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen.

No Confidence in National Police Commissioner

24 Sep Eight out of nine chiefs of police in Iceland no longer have confidence in National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen.

Flames destroyed most of the plane.

Pilot Survives Plane Crash near Reykjavík

18 Sep Miraculously, a pilot survived when a small single engine plane he was flying crashed on top of Skálafell mountain yesterday afternoon.

National Police Commissioner Haraldur Johannessen.

Tension within Icelandic Police

16 Sep There is tension within the Icelandic police force these days.

Be careful when entering your PIN, not to let anyone see what number you enter.

Credit Card Thieves Back in Iceland

10 Sep Police arrested three men from Romania on Friday, suspected of credit card theft in Iceland last year.

The picture was taken early this morning on Reynisfjara beach, where the landslide occurred.

Landslide on Reynisfjara Beach

20 Aug A large landslide occurred overnight on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland.

The aircraft, where the incident took place, is from Wizz Air.

Icelander who Disrupted Flight Is Released

16 Aug The Icelander who was arrested in Stavanger, Norway, yesterday, after having attempted to force his way into the cockpit of an aircraft en route from Hungary to Iceland, was released last night.

The ferry Norröna in Seyðisfjörður fjord.

Major Amount of Drugs Seized on Norröna

8 Aug The East Iceland Police Department is involved in international cooperation with Europol after 45 kg of amphetamine and cocaine were discovered on board the ferry Norröna.

From last year's Þjóðhátíð.

Weekend’s Largest Festival Underway

2 Aug Preparations are underway in Vestmannaeyjar islands for Þjóðhátíð, which has long been Iceland’s largest Merchants’ Weekend festival.

Police Look for Ducks and Sheep

25 Jun The Suðurnes Police Department, Southwest Iceland, is looking for a missing couple from Garður, the Reykjanes peninsula.

Vandals Leave Ugly Marks on Mountain

19 Jun Vandals have carved names and other inscriptions into the tuff of Helgafell mountain in Hafnarfjörður, causing damage that may take decades or centuries to heal.


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