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: DNA Tests Confirm Victim’s Identity

The Malta Police Force has just released a statement in relation to the murder investigation currently underway following the discovery of a dead person earlier this week in Santa Lucija. DNA tests carried out on the relatives of the person who resided in the Dorell Square apartment have revealed that the victim is Mr Victor […]

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 […]

Armed Forces of Malta mourns after diver’s tragic death

The Armed Forces of Malta is in mourning following the tragic death of one of its most talented soldiers. Devastated former colleagues of Christine Gauci posted heartbreaking tributes on social media following news of her death on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Victoria, who was an experienced scuba diver, passed away after a diving expedition with […]

Malta’s police chief Lawrence Cutajar resigns

Malta’s police chief has resigned after four years at the helm. Lawrence Cutajar had been under pressure for months following a number of scandals surrounding the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. He was appointed to the top job in 2016 and had served with the force since 1979, when he joined as a police […]

Crime levels in Malta plunge 10% over three years

Crime in Malta has fallen by 10 per cent in just three years. Malta’s police chief announced the latest figures and revealed the past year saw crime levels drop by two per cent. Lawrence Cutajar said the police had made ‘a significant improvement’ in the fight against drugs, and that ‘all the murder cases committed […]

Man, 69, badly injured after hit-and-run in Qormi

Malta Police have launched a hunt for a rogue driver after a hit-and-run in Qormi. A 69-year-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by a car as he tried to cross Mdina Road. It happened after 3pm on Friday. Police said the motorist fled before they arrived at the scene. The victim was […]

Man in court charged with string of thefts in Fgura

A man has appeared in court in Valletta charged with a string of thefts over the Christmas period. Nicholas Catania, 37, from Siggiewi was accused of going on a three-week crime spree in Fgura. He was charged with stealing electronic equipment from a parked car on New Year’s Eve. He was also charged with the […]

Tributes paid to Qrendi schoolboy, 7, after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a seven-year-old boy who died after being hit by a bulldozer in a quarry near Siggiewi. Nicholas Zammit from Qrendi was knocked down and killed in the tragic accident on Boxing Day. Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 7am but it was too late. Malta Police are investigating […]

Malta’s drivers warned ‘just one’ drink is too many

rivers in Malta have been reminded of the risks of drinking and driving this Christmas and New Year. The latest festive awareness campaign from Transport Malta reinforces the message that when it comes to drink driving, ‘the best approach is none’. A Transport Malta spokesman told 89.7 Bay: ‘Unfortunately, a number take risks because they believe that […]

Tragedy as man is found dead in Mellieha

A man has died after falling off a wall in Mellieha. He was discovered slumped on the ground in Triq il-Wied ta’ Ruman off the main Marfa Road. Malta Police said officers were alerted at around 10pm on Sunday night. Paramedics rushed to the scene but despite their efforts the man was certified dead. Police […]

Boy, 12, badly injured as roof collapses in Marsascala

A 12-year old boy has been rushed to hospital after the roof of his bedroom collapsed in gale-force winds. The ceiling caved in as gusts of 103km/h battered the Maltese Islands. Police said the accident happened in Church Street in Marsascala at about 3.15pm on Saturday. Paramedics were called to the scene and administered first aid […]

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 […]

Three injured as tour bus and taxi crash in St Paul’s Bay

Three people have been rushed to hospital after a collision between a taxi and a tourist bus in St Paul’s Bay. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay that the accident happened on the road between Xemxija and Ghajn Tuffieha near L-Imbordin at around 9.30am on Monday. A 62-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man from Mellieha were […]