Police Arrest Man in relation to a series of Thefts

  Joint and Coordinated Efforts by the Zejtun District Police and the Criminal Investigations Department within the Malta Police Force have led to an arrest of a 45-year old man, from Birkirkara. The man was found at a location where he was allegedly hiding. The man was wanted in relation to a number of thefts […]

Armed Robbery in Msida – Thief Escapes with Cash

Police were alerted about a robbery which took place at a convenience shop in Msida at around 23:00 last night. From preliminary investigations, Police have said that a hooded man, armed with a knife entered the shop, demanding the cash from two shop keepers, who are of Indian nationality, aged 30 and 34 respectively. The […]

Santa Lucija Murder: Police Hold Press Briefing with the Latest Details

In a press briefing, Police Spokesperson Brandon Pisani said that following the autopsy it has been concluded that the person who was found dead suffered blows to the head using a sharp object, adding that there are signs which show possible suffocation. Pisani also said that due to the decomposing state, the victim has not […]

BREAKING: Body Found in Santa Lucija Apartment

At around 4pm a dead person has been found in an apartmnent situated at Dorell Square Santa Lucija. A spokesman for the police said that the body was found in black garbage bags in the apartment’s bathroom. The Police were called on site after neighbours alerted them about a bad smell. Whilst the Police is […]

Revealed: The 10 safest places to live in Malta and Gozo

The safest places to live in Malta and Gozo have been revealed. Fontana in Gozo once again has the lowest crime rate in the Maltese Islands, according to the latest figures. Only eight offences were reported in the small town in 12 months, five of which were for ‘minor criminal damage’. Gozo topped the league […]

Man charged over series of armed robberies across Malta

A suspected robber who allegedly threatened to blow up his victims if they called the police, has appeared in court in Valletta. Allister Camilleri, 39, from Marsa was arrested after six hold-ups in Qormi, Sliema, Tigne, Gzira and Iklin. The court heard that the first attempted robbery took place in Qormi on January 7. Other […]

Tragedy as man is killed in horror crash in Gudja

A  man from Mellieha has been killed in a horror road accident. Carmel Borg, 67, was hit by a Mercedes that was being driven by a 37-year-old man from Qormi. He dead at the scene. Malta Police said Mr Borg was run over at around 8.20pm on Saturday night while walking close to the entrance […]

Police chief hails fall in crime in Malta and Gozo

Malta Police have been praised for their work following another fall in recorded crime. Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia thanked officers for their dedication on duty. He said Malta’s streets were getting safer as statistics for 2018 showed crime across the Maltese Islands had fallen by 8 per cent. The minister was speaking during an […]

Malta footballer jailed for harassing ex-girlfriend

A footballer who plays for the Malta national team has been jailed for 15 months. Clifford Gatt Baldacchino, 31, was told he ‘only had himself to blame’ for ignoring a previous court order to stay away from his ex-girlfriend. The Gzira United centre-back admitted harassing his former partner after he bombarded her with phone calls […]

Revealed: The safest place to live in the Maltese Islands

Where’s the safest place to live in the Maltese Islands? According to the latest official crime figures it’s Nadur in Gozo. The number of offences reported in the beautiful Carnival town last year was the lowest in the Maltese Islands. Mtarfa came second in the league table followed by Gozo’s smallest village, Ghasri, in third […]

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 […]

Police chief to issue Tasers to all frontline officers

Tasers will be issued to every frontline officer in one UK police force in response to a ‘sickening trend’ of attacks on the emergency services. It comes after three police officers were attacked while working, most recently resulting in the death of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while responding to a burglary in Berkshire […]

Waiter shot dead by customer ‘for being too slow’

A waiter was shot dead by a customer who lashed out because he was kept waiting for a sandwich. The 28-year-old victim was hit in the shoulder and died at the scene. It happened at the Mistral pizza and sandwich bar in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. The gunman, who a witness said lost his […]

Police confirm identity of body found in Valletta

Malta Police have confirmed that human remains found in Valletta are those of a woman who went missing 11 years ago. Charlene Farrugia, who worked at the Dar tal-Providenza care home in Siggiewi, disappeared in November 2008. Detectives believe she was brutally murdered in her flat in Qawra before her body was dismembered and transported to […]

New eye test can tell instantly if you’re lying

An eye test that can tell police if you’re lying has been developed by scientists. The technology tracks the movement of your eyeballs. Experiments showed even seasoned liars couldn’t hide their reactions. It could help police crack terrorist cells, according to the research. Study leader Dr Ailsa Millen, a psychologist at the University of Stirling […]

Hands-free mobiles ‘should be banned while driving’

Drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones in England and Wales, according to road safety experts. They warned that current laws give the ‘misleading impression’ that hands-free options are safe. Expert told MPs at Westminster that taking a hands-free phone call was as dangerous as being over the legal drink-drive limit. They urged […]