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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.

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.

Two Fatal Accidents

A young man was killed on Ring Road 1, by Geitháls (close to Rauðhólar), on Saturday, when the passenger car he was driving collided with a parked truck.

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Woman Waits Over a Month for Restraining Order

“The thing is, we messed up. She shouldn’t have had to wait so long,” says Eyþór Þorbergsson, representative of the chief of police in Akureyri after a woman had to wait nearly six weeks for her request for a restraining order to be processed.

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