Albanian Wounds Sofia Policeman

A suspected Albanian criminal has seriously injured a policeman, who tried to cuff him in Sofia. In the night of April 21, the officer tried to arrest the 35-year-old foreigner.

Crime | April 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1128

Bulgaria Extradites Human Trafficker to US

Bulgaria has handed over a Macedonian, 42, to US authorities, after he was nabbed for human trafficking. The man was extradited on Friday, Bulgarian media disclosed on April 22 citing world news agencies.

Crime | April 22, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1231

Dangerous Biological Waste Stored in Bulgaria

Dangerous biological waste has been transported to the Bulgarian city of Ruse from Germany, rightist MP General Atanas Atanasov revealed Friday. Ruse's mayor and the local authorities have been informed about the case three days ago, but they haven't und

Crime | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgarian Busted for Shooting Child Porn

Bulgarian police have arrested a man who apparently shot porn movies with underage girls, meda reported. As policemen searched the house of the 47-year-old man from the city of Sevlievo they found a CD with pornographic content.

Crime | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1905

26 Dead Dolphins Shock Bulgaria's Northern Seaside

Twenty-six dead dolphins have been found in Bulgaria's northern seaside areas. The bodies of 11 dolphins have been discovered at the beach of Krapets, 8 others were found near Shabla and 7 at the Durankulak beach, Varna authorities announced.

Crime | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Car Hits Child, 9, by Sofia School

A nine-year-old child was hit by a car in front of a school in Sofia. Media reported that the accident happened in the Druzhba district, around 9:30 on Friday morning.

Crime | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

SNA Editor-in-Chief for BBC: Judiciary Should be Respected in Shields' Case

The independence of Bulgaria's judicial system should be respected when talking about the trial of Michael Shields, SNA Editor-in-Chief Milena Hristova commented for BBC. The British broadcaster approached her as the Liverpool football fan, jailed in Bulg

Crime | April 21, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1321

Sofia Court Leaves Underworld Boss Behind Bars

Sofia City Court ruled that Nikolay Marinov, known as the Little Marguin, and Ivo Georgiev should remain behind bars. The court decided that although there are no fears that the two detainees might hide from the authorities there is still a threat that t

Crime | April 20, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgarian Business Lady Saved from Murder

Bulgaria's police have foiled the planned murder of a 29-year-old business woman, it was broken on Wednesday.

Crime | April 19, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1464

Butchered Dolphins Shock Bulgarian Beach

A Bulgarian Black Sea beach was horrified last night by the finding of two killed dolphins, whose bodies were cut to pieces. Media said that people reported about the gruesome sight on Monday evening.

Crime | April 18, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3274

Bulgaria Busts Gangster Granny, 72

An elderly woman, 72, was arrested in Bulgaria in a raid against financial fraudsters. The woman was seized during an operation in the Bulgarian cities of Stara Zagora and Varna, targeting a ring for tax siphoning.

Crime | April 18, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1505

Cessna Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

A flight school plane Cessna 150 has been forced to make an emergency landing near the airport in Gorna Oryahovitsa, Northern Bulgaria, the transport ministry announced.

Crime | April 17, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1188

Policemen Beaten in Bulgarian Village

Two policemen from the village of Varshets in the Northwest of Bulgaria were beaten up during an attempted arrest. One of the policemen got a call from his brother, who had just suffered a heavy beating himself.

Crime | April 17, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1420

Bulgarian Taxi Driver Battered After Row with Rivals

A taxi driver was beaten up with a baseball bat by two rival drivers in a brawl over his place in the taxi rank in Bulgaria's Plovdiv. A father and his son battered the man and knifed him several times right across the street from a popular club.

Crime | April 17, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgaria Busts Contract Murderers' Weapons Suppliers

Bulgaria's police nabbed a great amount of arms including 6 rifles, 6 guns and nearly 900 bullets. Special devises for greater preciseness for day and night shooting as well as telescopic sights and noise-killers have been also seized, police announced.

Crime | April 16, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

5% of Bulgaria's Students Admit Drug Addiction

More and more Bulgarian students aged 15 to 18 are turning to drugs, a yearly report by the State Agency of Youth and Sports (SAYS) revealed. Five percent of the enquired students confessed that they were addicted to hard drugs, while 38% have tried soft

Crime | April 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria Busts Money-Gangster Ring

A group of 13 Bulgarians were busted on suspicion of large-scale financial frauds, crime combaters announced Friday. The group is suspected on siphoning taxes of BGN 1 M (about EUR 500 000) every month.

Crime | April 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1140

3 Heavily Injured in Sofia Crash

Three people were left heavily injured after ? minibus crashed into a telegraph pole in downtown Sofia two hours after midnight. The driver is in critical condition and his life is in danger.

Crime | April 14, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

Bulgaria Busts Car-Smugglers

Bulgaria's police have crashed an organized channel for smuggling luxurious vehicles that had been stolen in Spain, Blagoevgrad police head Kiril Georgiev announced. Customs officers and policemen teamed up in busting the smugglers who had stolen a numbe

Crime | April 13, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1083

China Stuff Smuggling Ring Busted in Sofia

A criminal group smuggling China articles forfeited with original brands was busted in Bulgaria.

Crime | April 13, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1293

Sofia Court Postpones Bulgarian Mobster Murder Case

Sofia City Court postponed for June the case for the murder of alleged mobster Milcho Bonev, dubbed Baj Mile, who was killed in 2004. Bonev, one of the founders of Bulgaria's obsolete ex-grouping SIC, and his bodyguards were executed July 30, 2004 in bro

Crime | April 13, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672
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