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Borgartún bank robbery suspects

Bank Robbery: Getaway Car Found, Photo of Suspects Published

The white getaway car, thought to have been used by the men who robbed Landsbanki’s Borgartún branch earlier this afternoon, has been found on Barmahlíð, in the Reykjavík neighborhood of Hlíðar, a short distance from downtown, mbl.is reports. The car is a Ford Transit van with the registration...

Supreme Court of Iceland

Forged Passport Refugee Let Off

The Supreme Court of Iceland has rescinded the 30-day prison sentence handed down by the Reykjanes District Court to a Syrian refugee found guilty of traveling under a false passport.

Norræna ferry in Seyðisfjörður

Over 200,000 MDMA Tablets Smuggled

The Dutch couple, who smuggled narcotics into the country in September via the Norræna ferry from mainland Europe to East Iceland, brought 209,000 MDMA tablets and 10 kilos (22 lbs) of MDMA powder to Seyðisfjörður.

gavel as used in courts

Rape Case Acquittals Protested Today

A protest is scheduled for 5:00 pm today in front of the Reykjavík District Court building on occasion of recent verdicts in rape cases in which all the accused were acquitted.

One More Charge in Rape Case

The much-talked-about rape case, in which charges were filed against two men for rape in an apartment in Reykjavík, took a new turn yesterday.

gavel as used in courts

Lawyer to be Charged for Leaking Information

Jóhanna Sigurjónsdóttir, a lawyer for two young women who recently accused two men for rape in an apartment in Reykjavík, intends to charge the lawyer for one of the suspects for leaking confidential information.

Hundreds Protest Handling of Rape Cases

Hundreds of people protested in front of the Reykjavík Police station on Hverfisgata last night, following reports that police had failed to request the detention of two alleged rapists.

Police car

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.

Police car

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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