Two men have confessed to illegally cultivating 600 cannabis plants in Reykjavík, nearly 200 of which were almost ready to be harvested.
Police in southern Iceland are now investigating three alleged sexual assault cases, all of which are considered to have occurred over this past weekend, Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Weekend), and during the week leading up to it.
Verslunarmannahelgi, the Icelandic Merchants’ weekend, held every year during the first weekend of August, is arguably the busiest weekend of the year in Iceland when it comes to traffic.
Two special forces officers will be working the Þjóðhátíð Festival in the Vestmannaeyjar islands this weekend.
At approximately 10:30 yesterday evening, an altercation was reported at the N1 gas station on Hringbraut in Reykjavík.
Sometimes, it’s best to leave the key in the car when you park it … at least if you choose a parking spot impossible to get out of in the middle of a mountain slope.
The town of Akureyri in North Iceland plans to increase the number of surveillance cameras in operation and monitor all roads into the town.
Two capital area police officers are under investigation for brutality during an arrest which left one man with a double leg fracture in May.
An inmate who escaped from prison in Akureyri, North Iceland yesterday afternoon was recaptured outside a movie theater in the city center later that evening.
The man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday has been identified by South Iceland police as Nika Begades, a 22-year-old from Georgia.
The search for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday will be scaled back over the weekend, according to the South Iceland police.
Search resumed this morning for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall, South Iceland, between 4 and 5 pm yesterday.
Crew members from the Greenlandic vessel Polar Nanoq gave their testimony in court this morning in the Birna Brjánsdóttir murder case.
French traveler Louise Soreda, who was reported missing yesterday at the request of her parents, has reported to the police.
With almost 500 people ticketed each year for using their phones while driving, some say that current fines are too low to make an impact.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police have issued a renewed appeal for help in finding a missing 38-year-old man.
This morning, the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police arrested a man accused of driving a motocross bike under the influence of narcotics.
The widower of a woman who died in an accident at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland two years ago said that while he feels some sympathy for the captain of the amphibious vehicle that ran over his wife, safety precautions at the lagoon were totally lacking.
A woman intending to make some purchases at a shopping mall yesterday evening decided to shoplift the goods instead because she felt the prices were too high.
Andri Þór Sturluson, member of parliament for the Pirate Party, took to Facebook in order to encourage those who are against the arming of Icelandic police officers to call the national emergency hotline (112) whenever they see suspicious, armed men, whoever they may be.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police received notice last night that a cat had been run over in the eastern part of the city, but supposedly survived.
Police pulled over the driver of a minibus for speeding on Suðurlandsvegur in South Iceland shortly before midnight last night.
Icelandic police will be visibly armed during the upcoming National Day celebrations on June 17, and possibly at other large festivals over summer.