A hiker in mt. Kirkjufell fell to his death just after 10 AM this morning, according to an announcement by the police of West Iceland.
In total, 1,300 people have been suspected of this infraction; 1,135 individuals have actually been stopped by police.
Þjóðhátíð is the largest festival taking place over Merchant’s Weekend, with an estimated 15,000 people present at the height of festivities.
Capital-area police dealt with a number of notable incidents on Thursday, including the discovery of a firearm in a stolen car and the arrest of the same individual for two separate thefts.
During May and June, police issued tickets totaling just over ISK 10 million to drivers who were not using a hands-free device for talking on the phone while driving.
The World Cup has gone smoothly for the most part for an Icelandic police delegation of five officers.
The Ministry of Transport is working on new laws which will facilitate collecting fines for driving infractions.
Police on Heimaey, the only populated island of the Westman archipelago off of Iceland’s southern coast, have purchased security cameras which will soon be installed both downtown and near the ferry harbour.
Police in West Iceland stopped the illegal collection of parking fees at Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls in West Iceland yesterday.
Per current law, studded tires must be removed starting on April 15, but five of Iceland's nine police jurisdictions didn’t issue any citations for winter tire infractions last year.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last month and fled abroad, will be sent back to Iceland on Friday.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who was arrested in Amsterdam after fleeing an Icelandic prison last week, has been sentenced to 19 days in custody.
An Icelandic man filled chess pieces with amphetamine in an attempt to smuggle the drug into Iceland.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam yesterday.