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Wednesday, 10.02.2016, 00:32
The number of crimes registered in Estonia last year fell to a record low level and the percentage of crimes that were solved rose, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Crime, Estonia, Legislation
Latvian citizen Deniss Calovskis, who was recently convicted of cyber-crimes by a U.S. court, has arrived back to Latvia, informs LETA.
Lithuanian customs officers detained 424 kilos of drugs and launched 111 pre-trial investigations into drug smuggling, write LETA/BNS.
Contraband cigarettes accounted for 24.8 % of all cigarettes smoked in Latvia in the last quarter of 2015, and this is the lowest rate during the last six years, according to a study by Nielsen market research company, write LETA.
Altogether 2,694 people, including 2,100 convicted criminals and 594 people in pretrial detention, were held in Estonian prisons as on November 16th, marking the first time that the number of incarcerated population is smaller than 2,700, informs LETA.
The number of foreign nationals in Latvia's prisons has been rising for the past several months, as Latvian Prison Administration's head Ilona Spure told the LNT television channel today, reports LETA.
A State Police K-9 unit has uncovered a stash of amphetamine worth EUR 25,000 in the town of Olaine, LETA found out from the State Police, reports LETA.