Crime

Bulgarian Tax Inspector Busted with Hefty Bribe

A Bulgarian tax official has been arrested while negotiating a EUR 750,000 bribe, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. The devious inspector, identified as Alexander Anguelov, was caught red-handed in a cafe in one of Sofia's Ramstore supermarket chains

Crime | July 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Taxi Hits Norwegian Tourists at Bulgaria's Seaside

Two tourists from Norway were hit by a taxi in the southern seaside resort Sunny Beach in Bulgaria. The two women have been hospitalised, and one is in critical condition.

Crime | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1172

Construction Piece Hits Bulgarian Passer-By

A Bulgarian woman was hit over the head with a brick in the city of Gabrovo, media reported. The 61-year-old woman was passing by a construction in the city's centre when the brick that most likely fell from the building site hit her, according to privat

Crime | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 835

EUR 5,000 Stolen from Bulgarian House

Thieves managed to lift EUR 5,000 from a house in Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv. The culprits had no problem going in the dwelling, as the key to the door was hidden under some firewood in the yard.

Crime | July 4, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Policemen Injured in Sofia Hit and Run

A Bulgarian driver hit a traffic policeman with his Mercedes and ran away on Saturday.

Crime | July 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 931

Man Drowns at Bulgaria's Seaside

A 50-year-old man has drowned at Balchik in the far north of Bulgaria's seaside.

Crime | July 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 881

Irish Bully Claims Assaulted Bulgarian Hit on His Sister

The Irish teenager, who stabbed a Bulgarian restaurant owner at the seaside resort of Sunny Beach, claims he was just trying to protect his sister.

Crime | July 2, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1292

Bulgarian Police Thwart Kidnapping

Police from the central Bulgarian town of Pavlikeni have foiled an attempt to kidnap a sixteen-year-old girl.

Crime | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Car Crash Brings Tragedy to Bulgaria's Volleyball Team

A car crash that took the life of one child and threw another into a coma has plunged the Bulgarian national volleyball team in sorrow. The daughter of Nikolai Naidenov was killed on the road near Varna at the seaside, and that of his colleague Svetozar

Crime | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1955

Bulgarian Caught with Drugs in Disco

A 27-year-old man from Bulgaria has been busted with drugs in a disco in the eastern city of Shumen, media reported. A total of three packets of white powder and one containing marijuana have been confiscated from the culprit, private Darik radio reporte

Crime | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

KFOR Soldier Causes Havoc at Sofia Disco

A soldier from the international KFOR contingent deployed in Bulgaria has trashed a Sofia disco on Friday night. Sid Stevens was drinking in a disco at the capital's Sveta Nedelya Square when another man tried to hit on his girlfriend, Trud Daily newspap

Crime | July 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1435

Drunken Irish Bully Not Arrested, Was Minor

The drunken Irish tourist that assaulted the manager of a restaurant at the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach hasn't been arrested, because he is a minor, reports say. Oisin Gough, who is 15, and his 19-year-old sister Rebecca had been deprived of their pa

Crime | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

Police-Saved Precious Antiques on Display in Sofia

Antiques worth EUR 5 M that were saved during a special police raid were exhibited at the National History Museum in Sofia. The antiques were found when police crushed two big organized crime gangs dealing with thefts and traffic, Valentin Petrov, head o

Crime | June 30, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

Drunken Irish Tourists Stab Bulgarian at Sea Resort

A group of drunken Irish tourists have beaten up the manager of a restaurant at the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach, police said.

Crime | June 29, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1394

Italy Busts Bulgarians with 50 Kilos of Heroin

Italian police have nabbed 50 kilos of heroin in an eighteen-wheeler driven by two Bulgarians, reports say. Drug enforcement units stopped the truck for a routine check and noticed that the two drivers were very nervous.

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1050

Pregant Woman Shot in Property Quarrel in Bulgaria

A shootout, due to a property-related quarrel ended with a wounded pregnant woman in the southern town of Dimitrovgrad on Wednesday. Gunman Bozhidar Stoychev, had an unsettled court dispute with the shot woman's husband Todor Zapryanov, dubbed The Pill,

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Assaulter, Target in Bulgarian Town Shootout Arrested

The man, who shot a pregnant woman earlier on Wednesday in the southern town of Dimitrovgrad, has been arrested.

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Bulgarians Suspected of Stealing Beckham's BMW X5s

Spanish police suspects a Bulgarian gang of car thieves of stealing two of British soccer star David Beckham's BMW X5s, Forbes reported.

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1463

500 Stand up for Michael Shields in Liverpool Rally

No more than five hundred people gathered in a rally for Bulgaria-jailed teenager Michael Shields in Liverpool at the end of last week.

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 851

Pregnant Woman Shot in Bulgarian Town

A pregnant woman has been shot in the southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad as she walked out of a shop, accompanied by her husband.

Crime | June 28, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Singaporean Tried to Move 20,000 Rifles from Bulgaria

A 30-year-old Singaporean pleaded guilty to trying to move 20,000 assault rifles from Bulgaria to a Syrian arms dealer last year, the Bulgaria News Agency reported.

Crime | June 27, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340
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