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Kindly Cancel Criminal Plans, due to COVID-19

23 Mar The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet managed to kill some people’s sense of humor.

From the scene of the fire.

Downtown Fire and Concrete Truck Theft Connected?

20 Mar It has been reported that the 30-year-old man arrested Wednesday night in connection with the fire that erupted at Pablo Discobar, downtown Reykjavík, that night is the one who was arrested March 11 for stealing a concrete truck in Reykjavík and driving it at high speed against traffic, putting dozens of people in harm’s way.

The accident occurred near the Efri-Grafningsvegur exit.

Bus, Carrying 23, Rolls over near Þingvellir

25 Feb A bus with 23 people on board rolled over on Þingvallavegur road, on Mosfellsheiði, west of Þingvallavatn lake, at about 10:30 am.

From Akureyri Airport.

SMS about COVID-19 Sent out in Akureyri

21 Feb As a preventive measure, the Northwest Iceland Police Department will be sending out an SMS in Akureyri today, intended for passengers arriving from abroad.

Archive photo.

Expecting Booze and Burglar, Police Find Birth and Boiling Water

21 Feb Things are not always what they seem.

A group of teenagers attack the 14-year-old.

Ruthless Attack on Teenage Boy near Reykjavík

21 Feb A group of teenage boys, aged 15-17, committed a ruthless attack February 10 against a 14-year-old boy by a bus stop at Hamraborg, Kópavogur.

From Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland.

Suspected of Sexually Exploiting Boys in Several Countries

19 Feb A US male, suspected of sexually exploiting teenage boys in several countries, including Iceland, is expected to remain in police custody in Suðurnes until Friday.

The men were arrested as they arrived in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, last summer.

Seven-Year Sentence for Smuggling Drugs

11 Feb Yesterday, the Reykjavík District Court sentenced two men to seven years in prison for smuggling 37.8 kg of amphetamine and almost 5 kg of cocaine to Iceland on board the ferry Norröna last summer.

From the Geysir hotspring area.

Pickpockets at Gullfoss and Geysir

4 Feb The South Iceland Police Department periodically receives reports of pickpockets at popular tourist attractions.

The bodies were discovered near the American plane wreck on Sólheimasandur beach.

Chinese Couple Died of Hypothermia

22 Jan Preliminary findings from the autopsies of the bodies of a young Chinese couple, discovered January 16 in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland, suggest that they died of hypothermia.

Hólmsheiði Prison.

Proud to Have Lowest Rate of Prisoners

21 Jan In 2017, Iceland had the lowest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, or 39, among European countries.

Make sure the bills you receive are real.

Beware of Counterfeit Euro Bills

20 Jan There have been several incidents of counterfeit 100 Euro bills reported in circulation in Iceland over the weekend.

From the site of the accident in South Iceland.

Three Serious Accidents in Two Days

20 Jan Three serious accidents have occurred in Iceland since Friday afternoon.

The American plane wreck in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland.

Bodies Discovered in Sólheimasandur

17 Jan Two bodies were discovered on Sólheimasandur beach, South Iceland, yesterday, near the American plane wreck.

Suspicious People Reported in West Iceland

16 Jan The West Iceland Police have received several reports of suspicious people in their district in January.

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