Police officers have called in sick at almost every police station contacted by RÚV this morning.
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.
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.
A member of the police force in Borgarnes, West Iceland, has been given notice because of budget cuts.
An Icelandic woman accused of attempted murder in Hungary has been released from her duties as physician at the Health Care Institution of South Iceland.
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.
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.
Five people are injured, three of them seriously, following an automobile accident on the Ring Road in South Iceland, east of Hjörleifshöfði, today.
There are indications human trafficking may be connected to sex service in so-called “Champagne clubs” in Reykjavík.
Yesterday, police and custom control confiscated close to a hundred kilos of a white substance as the ferry Norræna reached harbor in Seyðisfjörður.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police has solved the case of a watch and jewelry store robbery in Hafnarfjörður last month.
Nine people, eight men and one woman, were arrested September 1 in a large steroids raid by police in the greater Reykjavík area.
A woman in her fifties, who was traveling the country with her family, died when she was hit by a boat on wheels at the parking lot outside the service center for Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in Southeast Iceland yesterday afternoon.
Police in Iceland often have trouble collecting fines from motorists for speeding past speed cameras.
The man who was taken into custody on July 23 on suspicion of having knowingly infected women in Iceland with HIV was yesterday released.
Police in Southwest Iceland set up speed traps on a road at the request of local residents, but were in for a surprise.
After Friday’s cabinet meeting, the Minister of Health’s car drove along the sidewalk and turned on a red light…all in plain sight of television cameras.
“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.
The driver of a motorcycle lost control and crashed on the Reykjavík urban highway of Sæbraut just after 21.00 on Tuesday evening, and it has since come to light he is a regular at the police station.
Two men were arrested yesterday in the vicinity of Höfn, Hornafjörður, in connection with a recent theft from a handicraft store in Blönduós.