Police seize drugs worth around €40,000 in Cospicua

Drugs with an estimated street value of around €40,000 have been seized in Cospicua. Three men have been arrested after police discovered nine kilograms of cannabis in the back of a car. The illegal drugs were packed into seven bags. The suspects, aged 30, 33 and 35, are from India but live in the Sliema […]

Malta Police stop 900 motorists in drink-driving crackdown

Malta’s drivers are being warned not to risk getting behind the wheel after a drink as police launch a new Christmas crackdown. Officers will be conducting high visibility patrols and roadside checks over the next few weeks to catch those driving under the influence of drink or drugs. Two motorists were allegedly caught drink-driving during […]

Malta Police seize cannabis worth €2 million in 10 months

Police have revealed the true extent of Malta’s growing drug problem. New figures released by the force on Sunday show an astonishing 3 kgs of cocaine were seized by officer in the past 10 months. Other drugs taken off the streets include 457 kgs of cannabis, worth as much as €2 million. The market for […]

Man due in court after couple violently assaulted in Gozo

A man has been arrested after a British couple were violently assaulted in one of Gozo’s most picturesque villages. They suffered the shocking ordeal as they walked home to their flat in Xaghra early on Sunday morning. The attacker is reported to have thrown stones at the couple and wrestled the woman to the ground […]

Malta Police arrest two men over 31kg of cannabis find

Malta Police have arrested two men after 31kg of cannabis was found in the back of a van. The drugs were allegedly discovered in a false floor of the vehicle, which had arrived in Malta on a ferry from Sicily. Police said the two men were brothers from Romania, aged 19 and 21. They are […]

Three arrested after spate of burglaries in Gozo

Three men have been arrested after a spate of burglaries in Gozo. Police said the suspects were arrested in Marsa. They are being questioned in connection with 10 break-ins at homes in Victoria, Nadur, Xewkija and Xaghra in recent weeks. Around €60,000 was stolen from a house in Xewkija last month while €25,000 was taken […]

Thousands of euros stolen from Valletta Food Market

Two suspects have been arrested after a considerable amount of money was stolen from a shop in Valletta. A man is reported to have grabbed a bag which contained several thousand euros in cash from a member of staff in Merchant Street. Eyewitnesses said he then ran out of the shop and into a waiting […]

Security scare outside Taylor Swift’s beachfront home

A man who allegedly claimed he ‘wanted to catch up with Taylor Swift’ has been arrested close to the star’s beachfront home. David Page Liddle was apprehended in the Rhode Island town of Westerly after residents reported spotting a suspicious man. The court heard he was carrying a backpack with a baseball bat sticking out […]

Almost 100 migrants found living in stables in Marsa

Around 100 suspected illegal immigrants have been found living in ‘horrendous’ conditions in a stable in Marsa. Shocked police officers discovered mouldy walls, old mattresses, clothes hanging from nails and a terrible stench. The residents were reportedly paying around €100 a month each to live in the stables near the Marsa Racecourse. Around 50 police […]

R Kelly held by police on sex crime charges in Chicago

R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges. The I Believe I Can Fly singer, 52, was held by police on Thursday night in connection with 13 different offences. US attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick said: ‘The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice.’ He was arrested in Chicago and […]

Intruder breaks into Buckingham Palace as Queen sleeps

A man has been arrested after climbing over the front gates of Buckingham Palace while The Queen slept inside. Police are said to have caught the intruder quickly after got into the grounds just off The Mall. The Queen was in residence at the time, having returned to London from a visit to Cambridge. Police […]

Malta Police tell drug crooks ‘there’s nowhere to hide’

Drug dealers have been told there’s no place to hide following a raid in Sliema. Four people were arrested after police searched a house in Amery Street in the early hours of Tuesday morning. While there, officers seized a haul of drugs believed to be cocaine and heroin. A spokesman for The Malta Police Force said: […]

Wayne Rooney blames his arrest on sleeping tablets

Wayne Rooney has blamed his arrest for being drunk and disorderly on sleeping pills. The former Manchester United star was arrested in the US accused of public intoxication and swearing charges. The 33-year-old football ace, who now plays for American team DC United, was taken into custody on December 16 in Virginia, officials said. Rooney […]

Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault on train

Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexual assault after an incident on a train. The former England midfielder faces one count of sexual assault by touching, said to be committed during a journey from York to Durham on August 20. Gazza, 51, was arrested at Durham station on August 20 and charged on Monday. A […]

Drugs worth €150,000 seized in hotel in Sliema

Malta Police have made two arrests after a major drugs seizure at a hotel in Sliema. Cocaine with a street value of around €150,000 was discovered after a couple landed at Malta Airport on a flight from Paris. A spokesman for Malta Police told 89.7 Bay: ‘A man and a woman from the Caribbean have been arrested. […]