Crime

Bulgarian Police Confiscates Illegally-Owned Antiques

Bulgarian police in the northern town of Knezha have found a large amount of antiques during checks into private homes. In one of the houses checked in Knezha police found and confiscated 4,000 Roman and Byzantine silver and bronze coins.

Crime | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1972

Italian Nabbed for Hiding Bulgarian, Romanian Immigrants

Italian police has arrested a 68-year-old man from Selia Marina, Calabria province, for hiding illegal immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania. Il Giornale Di Calabria reports that within a special operation against illegal immigration police found nine peo

Crime | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 613

Bulgarian Admits to Russian Journalist's Murder

A Moldavian citizen holding a Bulgarian passport, who has been arrested on charges of murdering a prominent Russian television reporter has admitted to committing the crime. Russian ITAR TASS reported that Moldova-born Igor Velchev admitted during the pr

Crime | June 24, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

Bulgarian Arrested for Russian Journalist's Murder

A Moldavian citizen holding a Bulgarian passport, has been arrested on charges of murdering a prominent Russian television reporter.

Crime | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Prisoner on a Leave Kills Woman in Bulgaria

A prisoner, who was on a temporary leave from jail, has killed a woman in the northern Bulgarian village of Rogozen after a quarrel. Thirty-two-year-old Nedyalka Petrova was knifed in the hands and chest several times.

Crime | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 721

Rebel Teenager Beaten by Bulgarian Policemen

Policemen have battered a seventeen-year-old boy from Sofia for talking back to them, reports say. In the end of May Vladimir Gerasimov and Pavel Pavlov kicked a ball onto the rooftop of a school in the capital and decided to enter the school through the

Crime | June 23, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 707

Bulgaria Finds Fake Medicines' Storehouse

Fake medicines have been found in the Plovdiv storehouse of Helen Trading 2, the company that has traded questionable medicaments to pharmacies in Bulgaria. A total of 120 ampullas with containing fake traded the Vitamin C, Analgin and Buskulizin.

Crime | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1825

EUR 37,500 Stolen from Car in Bulgaria

A total of BGN 75,000 (EUR 37,500) was stolen from a pickup parked at a guarded parking lot in the centre of the southern Bulgarian town Haskovo. The pickup is owned by "Gorna Banya" company.

Crime | June 22, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 732

5 Fake Medicines on Bulgaria's Market

Five fake medicaments have been found in sale in Bulgaria. The company Helen Trading 2 traded the fake Vitamin C, Analgin, Aamikatsin and Buskulizin.

Crime | June 21, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 815

Bulgarian Caught Driving on 5 Promilles

A Bulgarian driver was arrested late Monday night for driving with a blood alcohol level of close to 5 promilles. The 50-year-old man, who was driving a truck, was riding on an amount of alcohol that could have killed some.

Crime | June 20, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1109

Cafe at Bulgaria's National Palace of Culture Ablaze

A fire broke out at a cafe on the fifteenth floor of the National Palace of Culture in downtown Sofia early on Tuesday.

Crime | June 20, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Sofia Heating Utility Abused EUR 6 M

Violations in the Sofia heating utility have totalled over EUR 6 M, the capital's Mayor Boyko Borissov said Monday. It's high time for the prosecution to press charged against Toplofikatsia's head Valentin Dimitrov, Borissov added.

Crime | June 19, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 711

Serbia's Zemun Clan "Withdraws" from Bulgaria

The Zemun Clan, Serbia's most influential mafia organization is withdrawing from Bulgaria, from where it "managed" the drug traffic, Serbian Kurir newspaper reported. The Zemun leaders the brothers Alexander and Milos Simovi are now in Serbia after inter

Crime | June 19, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgarian Mobster Murder Trial Postponed Anew

Sofia City Court once again postponed the trial for the murder of alleged mobster Milcho Bonev, dubbed Baj Mile, who was killed in 2004. The trial was postponed, as the heir of one of the killed men did not appear in court.

Crime | June 19, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 856

Sofia Busts New, Powerful Narcotic

Drug dealers in Sofia are offering a new narcotic mixing heroin with synthetic drugs, police said. The "tuning" has a more powerful effect than plain heroin, according to officers at the Interior Ministry.

Crime | June 18, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Bulgarian Girl Raped, Roma Suspected

A 14-year-old Bulgarian girl was reportedly abused and raped by two Roma men, media broke on Sunday. The victim and a friend, 17, were attacked on a road near Nova Zagora on Friday.

Crime | June 18, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1019

Designer Wear Seized at Bulgarian Resort

Clothing, bags and sport shoes bearing international designer labels were busted at Bulgaria's Sunny Beach during a special police operation. The goods' production cost alone exceeds EUR 450 000, according to reports.

Crime | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 735

Spain Delivers Record Sentence to Romanian Pimp

Spanish court has sentenced a Romanian women trafficker to 12.5 years, Spanish press said as cited by Bulgarian media.

Crime | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Bulgarian Boxer Jailed for Robbery

A former Bulgarian boxing professional has been found guilty of robbery and sentenced to seven years. Private Darik radio said that Zhelyo Mihaylov, 21, from Yambol attacked a woman in Sliven in March.

Crime | June 17, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658

Murderers Escape Bulgarian Prison

Two Bulgarian men convicted for murder have escaped the prison at the Danube city of Ruse, media reported.

Crime | June 16, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgarian Faces US Kidnapping Charges

Kidnapping charges were filed against Latchezar Guenovski, a citizen of Bulgaria, US media reported. The Bulgarian has been already accused of exposing himself in front of young girls at a softball game.

Crime | June 15, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1284
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