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Sort Your Garbage, Cannabis Too!

Several plastic bags, containing a large amount of waste from cannabis production, were placed in a container intended for corrugated paper in Akureyri yesterday.

Toronto

Icelandic Woman Suspected in Toronto Drug Case

An Icelandic woman in her forties, arrested at Toronto Pearson International Airport on December 18 on suspicion of attempting to import almost a kilogram of cocaine to Canada, will appear before a judge in Toronto on Friday.

Brazilian Drug Story Continues

The father of the 20-year-old Icelandic woman arrested in Brazil on December 26, suspected of drug smuggling, says she is a victim and that she has denied charges.

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.

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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.

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.

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Icelander Imprisoned for Drugs Offence in Sweden

An Icelandic man, Sigurjón Árni Jensson, has been sentenced to four years in prison in Sweden for having tried to smuggle four kilograms of amphetamine from Sweden to Iceland. Another Icelander, Gunnar Þór Grétarsson, was sought by Interpol in the same case, but was later removed from the wanted...

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