Posts tagged as police

Police looking into verbal attack on head of Estonian Jewish Congregation

Monday, March 18, 2019

Several Estonian news portals have reported that Rabbi Shmuel Kot, head of the Estonian Jewish Congregation, was verbally attacked on his way to the Tallinn Synagogue on Saturday. According to a friend of Mr Kot, who wrote about the incident on social media, an Estonian-speaking man shouted antisemitic slurs at the rabbi and his family. The police are investigating the incident. The reason why Mr Kot had not reported the…

There is a risk of provocations on March 16 but no reason for great worries – Kuzis

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

There is a risk of provocations also at this year’s March 16 events but there is no reason for great worries, at least for now, State Police chief Ints Kuzis said in an interview to Latvian Television this morning. The police chief indicated that authorities have been monitoring the situation for more than a week already. Kuzis admitted that predicting how the situation will unfold is difficult as various incidents…

Fight of the Latvian State Police against pirates of audiovisual content becomes more efficient

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

In 2018, the State Police has initiated 11 criminal proceedings regarding illegal provision of audiovisual content, 3 criminal proceedings have been transferred for criminal prosecution, and one person has been convicted of illegal retranslation of television content, Mārtiņš Brižs, Deputy Head of Cybercrime Division of the Economic Crime Department /ENAP/ of the State Police, reported BC Iveta Balode from biedrība „Par legālu saturu!”. For the first time in Latvia, a…

2 killed in Munich shooting, police say no danger to public

Thursday, February 21, 2019

German media report that two men have died after a shooting in Munich. Police in the Bavarian capital said Thursday the situation is “under control” and there is currently no danger to the public. The Munich daily tz reported the shooting happened on a building site. It quoted an unnamed police spokesperson as saying authorities are working on the assumption that one man shot dead another and then killed himself.

Criminals in Latvia had planned to kidnap and kill a bailiff

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The crime has been averted while still at a planning stage, said Romans Jasins, the head of the police division in charge of murder investigation and search for missing persons. He said that the police was tipped off about one person’s plans to plot a kidnapping and extortion of money, and later a murder. The police immediately launched a criminal procedure, conducted searches and investigation. The potential victim was identified soon.…

Police authorities oppose residency exemption for third country clergy

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) opposes a bill due for reading at the Riigikogu, which would exempt from residency rules members of the clergy who are third country citizens. The bill would grant permanent, as opposed to temporary, residency to such persons, members of the clergy, monks and nuns, who were invited by a religious associations to serve in Estonia and whose invitation had been approved by the…

Cocaine found on farm in Koknese was disguised as food products when shipped to Europe

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Two tons of cocaine that were found on a farm in Koknese last week had been shipped to Europe in a container, and the bill of lading described the cargo as food products, according to a statement posted on the Ecuadorian police’s website writes LETA. According to the Ecuadorian police, the farm was actually a “logistical center” that further distributed the drugs across Europe. The police also said that five…

Cristiano Ronaldo rape claim: Key piece of evidence behind police demand for striker’s DNA

Friday, January 11, 2019

Kathryn Mayorga’s dress has become the key piece of evidence as the Juventus striker stands accused of rape. It has been revealed today that Las Vegas Police Department want Ronaldo’s DNA so they can try and link the striker to a sample found on what Ms Mayorga was wearing. The dress forms part of the box of evidence that includes a sexual assault kit that tested the former model for…

Not so fast! Kevin Spacey is pulled over for speeding

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Kevin Spacey has been pulled over for speeding in Washington, D.C. just hours after he pleaded not guilty in a Massachusetts courtroom to sexually assaulting a teenager. The Pay It Forward actor was behind the wheel of his SUV, which he drove after landing in his private jet at Dulles International Airport on Monday. He had just returned from a court hearing in Nantucket, where he is facing charges of…

‘War Scenes’ in Belgium as Fuel Tax Protesters Clash With Police (Videos)

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Protests against higher fuel prices have spilled into Belgium across the French border. Demonstrators wearing motorists’ yellow vests have been blocking motorways in central Belgium in recent days, prompting a police response. Hundreds of people confronted police on Belgian roads on Thursday, protesting against a hike in fuel prices. The demonstrations have flared up near the Walloon city of Feluy where Total’s petrochemical plant is located, Belgian daily DH reports. Roughly 400 protesters were hurling stones and Molotov cocktails…