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.
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.