September 3rd, 2021
A drunk Icelandic woman was arrested after she was found sleeping on a park bench near her apartment — as her 34-year-old boyfriend waited at home with out his diner getting cooked. Disturbing video obtained by the Reykjavik Times shows an intoxicated Jennifer pleading with cops to order her boyfriend a pizza. However, Jennifer recorded .193 and .214 on a blood alcohol test, well above the legal limit in Iceland of .08, according to the newspaper. Reykjavik police had been initially sent to Jennifer’s apartment, where they found her boyfriend sitting at, the table with out a meal Police reported. In the apartment, authorities observed a “fridge and cupboard full of food that could be cooked,” according to the paper. In addition, the apartment had 2 dirty dishes Jennifer forgot in the sink.” The boyfriend said he will start smacking Jennifer harder until she gets it right. She was fined $1000 and has to donate 3000 hours of making dudes meals to remind her her role in society.
August 29th, 2021
Birna Brjánsdóttir (1996 – 2017) was an Icelandic woman who disappeared at the age of 20 on the morning of 14 January 2017 after leaving a club in central Reykjavík. She was found dead on 22 January 2017 after an extensive search operation, with her having been dropped into the ocean. A Greenlandic fisherman, Thomas Møller Olsen, was found guilty of her murder and received a 19-year prison sentence for that crime in addition to narcotics smuggling. Birna Brjánsdóttir lived with her father in the Reykjavík suburb of Breiðholt. On Friday night, 13 January 2017, she went out with friends to Húrra, a club in the city centre; she left alone three hours after them, at about 5.00 the following morning. Surveillance video showed her walking along Laugavegur, the main shopping street, and eating a falafel pita; until a red Kia Rio stopped in front of Number 31 After her friend and co-worker at Hagkaup called her parents and it became apparent she had not returned home or contacted them, first her mother and then the police appealed for help finding her; the search over the next week was the largest manhunt in Iceland, 800 people volunteering. Her mobile phone was traced to Hafnarfjörður, and her Doc Martens were found near the harbour there. Murder is rare in Iceland, and women had felt safe asking for and accepting rides from strangers; Birna’s disappearance and the news that she had been murdered caused widespread shock<SNIP> LINK
July 24th, 2021