A 28-year-old Chinese citizen has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of a 47-year-old tourist in Southeast Iceland on December 26.
A district attorney in his forties was arrested Monday and will be in police custody until Friday in connection with the district prosecutor’s investigation of fraud and money laundering.
The Suðurnes police today posted on their Facebook page the story of tourists who had little luck using their GPS.
Fréttablaðið reports that a third woman is believed to be a victim in the human trafficking case in Vík í Mýrdal.
The unsolved case of two sexual assaults committed against the same woman in a week has created fear among her neighbors.
Today is the last day police will stand watch on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, following the death of a Chineses tourist, who was swept out to sea by a wave on February 10.
A 65-year-old woman, who nearly died of exposure early Sunday morning because of lack of communication between a 112 National Emergency Number operator and police, was released from hospital on Monday.
Police have been looking for a sex assault suspect since Monday last week, who attacked the same woman twice in seven days.
Fréttablaðið reported Monday that a police officer who used to work in the narcotics division spoiled a house search at least once by alerting a suspected man that a search was imminent.
The Police Federation of Iceland has requested a meeting with Minister for the Interior Ólöf Nordal to discuss communication problems within the Greater Reykjavík Police.
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.
The South Iceland Police has just announced on its Facebook page that a man died this morning on Reynisfjara beach as he was caught by a wave.
Ring Road 1 is closed by Stigá river, east of the farm Hnappavellir, Southeast Iceland, because of a collision between a truck and a van.
One person is dead following a collision between a 4x4 and a passenger car yesterday afternoon in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland.
Passengers of a bus driving from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík around 1 am last night had a sobering experience.
According to the Paraguayan police, an Icelander, whose whereabouts has been unknown for two years, is said to be a powerful drug smuggler with operations in Paraguay and Brazil.
Turmoil within the Greater Reykjavík Police has caused police officers to consult with Minister of the Interior Ólöf Nordal, due to their discontent with the work methods of Police Chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir.
Another man was arrested yesterday in connection with the case of the police officer from the narcotics division of the Greater Reykjavík Police who has been detained since December 29 on suspicion of a serious violation on the job.
A travel ban has been issued against a foreign tourist in connection with the investigation of a fatal accident in the Öræfi region, Southeast Iceland, on December 26.
A police officer in the narcotics division of the Greater Reykjavík Police is in custody, suspected of a serious violation on the job.