The Icelandic police force’s Sexual Crimes Unit will be expanding nationwide.
It is suspected that a single group is behind dozens of burglaries which have occurred in the Reykjavík capital area over the past several weeks.
Preliminary autopsy results suggest that the 27-year-old French tourist who was found dead earlier this month died of hypothermia after a fall from Sandfell mountain in Southeast Iceland.
Reykjavík capital area police have acknowledged that valuables seized during a house search around four years ago have disappeared from their shelves.
Icelandic authorities played a key role in a coordinated international investigation which has dismantled an organized crime group.
Members of the police were dispatched to Jökulsárlón earlier today after a number of tourists had begun traversing the frozen lake.
Police arrested two women last night who called emergency services claiming a man had gone into the sea in eastern Reykjavík.
A police resolution in the South of Iceland prohibits travellers from staying overnight in populated areas. Travellers are to sleep in regulated campsites.
Around one quarter of fines charged for speeding past traffic enforcement cameras are not collected, Vísir reports.
South Iceland police have found a body in Sólheimasandur, believed to be that of an American tourist who was reported missing last night.
A foreign woman was found dead in her apartment in Vesturbær, Reykjavík last night. Two men were in the apartment when police arrived and were arrested on the scene.
The Office of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has requested the Directorate of Immigration postpone the deportation of an Afghan father and his daughter.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police wish to remind salespeople to be on their guard for all paper money.
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.