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Cases of Rape Cause Fury

The Greater Reykjavík Police are being harshly criticized on social media for their reaction to two charges of of rape.

Murder Suspect in Custody

A man in his forties is in police custody, suspected in the killing of a man in an apartment on Miklabraut, Reykjavík, last night.

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Impostors Expelled for Theft

October 9, six men and one woman from Belarus were expelled from Iceland and barred from reentering the country, because they applied for asylum using falsified passports and stole goods worth millions of ISK.

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Man Charged in Fatal Car Accident

The South Iceland chief of police has charged a man for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal traffic accident which occurred east of Meðallandsvegur by Eldhraun lava field, August 4, 2013.

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Eleven Years for Drug Smuggling

A Dutch woman, Mirjam Foekje van Twuijver, was today sentenced to eleven years in prison for smuggling almost 20 kilos of drugs to Iceland on Good Friday this year.

Supreme Court of Iceland

Man Detained, Suspected of Murder

Today, the Supreme Court of Iceland confirmed that a man in his thirties be detained on suspicion of having caused the death of a man in his fifties at a home in Akranes, West Iceland, last Friday.

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Fowl Dead; Foul Play

An uninvited visitor entered, closed the door behind him, ruffled feathers for hours, left one hen dead, and left the scene flying.

Norræna ferry in Seyðisfjörður

Dozens of Kilos of Drugs Discovered

Two Icelanders and two Dutch citizens in their twenties and thirties are in police custody after dozens of kilos of strong narcotics were found in a car September 28.

Will Crooks in Construction be Nailed?

The Directorate of Internal Revenue (DIR) believes organized tax fraud related to the construction industry amounted to ISK two billion (USD 15.4 million, EUR 13.6 million) last year.

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