Local Police May Now Sport Beards, Dyed Hair & Nail Polish

  The Malta Police Union has announced that all male members of the force may now sport a well-groomed beard if they so wish as from Monday.     The union also directed all officers not to wear their police cap and that hair may be dyed – but not in ‘conspicuous colours’ and nail […]

Only One In Three Sexual Assaults Are Reported To The Police In Malta

  Only one in three victims of sexual assault reported their case to the police in 2021, Times of Malta revealed.     The Care for Victims of Sexual Assault (CVSA) service, which is run by Victim Support Malta alongside Social Solidarity Ministry, supported 58 victims of sexual assault this year, 53 of whom were […]

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 […]

Tragedy as AFM scuba diver dies at Gozo beauty spot

An experienced Armed Forces of Malta scuba diver and war hero has died off the coast of Gozo. Christine Gauci, 35, from Victoria had been swimming with a friend at Mgarr ix-Xini on Saturday morning when she appeared to get into difficulties in the sea. Police said the alarm was raised when she failed to […]

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 […]

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’s customs officers make their biggest bust ever

Malta’s customs officers have made their biggest ever seizure of fake goods. Fake designer handbags, mobile phones, shoes and clothes are among the counterfeit gear discovered in 36 containers at the Malta Freeport. The containers originated from Asia and were destined for African countries. A spokesman for Malta Customs said: ‘This is the biggest amount […]

Maltese woman seriously injured in Coast Road crash

Malta Police have launched an investigation after a woman was seriously injured in a car crash on the Coast Road. The accident happened at about 11.30pm on Sunday night. The 22-year-old driver from Mġarr is said to have lost control of her Volkswagen Polo and crashed into a barrier. She was rushed to hospital by […]

Malta Police promise more officers on foot patrol

Malta Police have hailed their new community support project in Mellieha as a great success. The force said it was now working to extend the policy other towns across Malta and Gozo. Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar said that the Mellieha pilot project was aimed at addressing issues which concern residents – such as traffic, illegal […]

Jail for thug who mugged British couple in Gozo

A thug who attacked a British couple in one of Gozo’s most picturesque villages has been jailed for five years. Sergio Andres Guzman Aguilar admitted robbing and assaulting Deborah Aitkenhead, 55, and Michael Dreadshaw, 58, in Xaghra. The 29-year-old fled with the woman’s jewellery after the attack in the early hours of Sunday morning. The […]

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 […]

Tragedy as man dies at Gozo’s most popular beach

A man has died after going for a swim at Gozo’s most popular beach. Eyewitnesses told 89.7 Bay the 50-year-old found himself in trouble in the rough sea at Ramla Bay. He was pulled to shore by lifeguards but sadly passed away on the sand. A double red flag, warning people that it was too […]

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 […]