Police clarified that “we know how ATMs work” but that due to bank security and privacy protocols, “we have no authorization to get information from the bank system except with a court order.”
The district court of Reykjavík has sentenced the Icelandic government to pay ISK 100,000 in damages to a man who was held in a prison cell for thirteen hours after being arrested.
"“Did you go to the ATM earlier tonight but forget to take your money? Lucky for you, there were two trustworthy young gentlemen behind you in line."
Two of the five individuals who were transported to the ER suffered serious injuries in the collision.
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.