Posts tagged as custody

Student charged with terror attempt in Vilnius remains in custody

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A Vilnius court ordered on Monday that Gediminas Beržinskas, a follower of neo-Nazi extremism and a student charged with attempting to commit a terror act in the Lithuanian capital last October, remain in pre-trial custody. The 21-year-old was charged with placing a home-made bomb, containing an equivalent of 2.5 kilograms of explosives, outside a Western Union office in Vilnius and spray painting “FK Division”, “Siege” and a swastika on the…

Lithuanian wanted by FBI for cybercrimes put in custody in Kyiv, awaiting extradition

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A Lithuanian citizen suspected of embezzling six million US dollars from US financial institutions, stealing personal data and money laundering, is to be extradited from Ukraine to the US, according to a court ruling issued in Kyiv on Monday. “Officers of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Financial Crimes Investigation Service started the investigation into the criminal activities of a 32-year-old foreigner back in 2010. The man was…

Suspect in Narva shooting taken into custody

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A suspect arrested following a shooting in Narva on Monday morning has been taken into custody for a period of up to two months. Viru District Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday sought for the shooting suspect, a 49-year-old man, to be taken into custody. Viru County Court granted the request, taking the suspect into custody for a period of up to two months, the Prosecutor’s Office said in a press release.…

Lithuanian man in custody over spate of burglaries linked to another theft

Monday, June 24, 2019

A Lithuanian man already in custody over a spate of burglaries has denied charges of aggravated theft after police uncovered further evidence linking him to another theft. 28 year-old Valdas Martinaitis, who police said also went by the name Levan Mamardsashvili from Georgia,  was arraigned before duty magistrate Gabriella Vella on Monday morning, accused of theft aggravated by numerical violence – indicating that more than one suspect was involved-  as…