Archive for Czech Crime

Cops unamused by man’s attempt to seal Prague 6-Repy police station door with spray foam (PCR) [Facebook Post]

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Czech ice hockey legend Vladimir Ruzicka to be charged with embezzlement, could serve prison time [Facebook Post]

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Prague student of Lebanese descent punched in face on tram for speaking Arabic to her sister [Facebook Post]

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Drunk-driving cop damages dozens of cars during wild Vinohrady chase [Facebook Post]

A drunk-driving senior cop damaged dozens of cars during a wild chase through Prague’s Vinohrady district earlier today (Tuesday, April 12th) while attempting to escape colleagues.

The police academy professor, named as Karel Kadlec, reportedly has a history of alcohol problems.

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Thieves break into Jaromir Jagr’s car in Florida and steal his beloved Hana Zagorova CDs [Facebook Post]

Here’s what #68 was missing until composer Karel Svoboda came to his rescue: “Smes hitu” (“Hit Mix”) by Hana Zagorova. Either way you look at it, a crime against music 😉

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Czech cops seeking extradition of Charles Bridge tagging suspects from France [Facebook Post]

PraguePig.com says: tar them and feather them, and make them pay for their own tar 😉

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Cops bust illegal tofu-production operation selling at Sapa market in Prague 4-Libus [Facebook Post]

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The suspect was selling tofu produced in “totally unsatisfactory hygienic conditions” in a garage in Prague 4-Seberov directly from his vehicle at the market, according to the police.

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The Televizni Noviny Drinking Game

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Surprisingly for a country where (trade secret) nothing much happens, Nova’s Televizni noviny (TN) evening news programme is routinely the Czech Republic’s highest-rating TV show.

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Unsolved Prague Murders 2014

Montage of unsolved Prague murders from 2014

Top row: Jiri F., Petr S.’s taxi, Danuse S.
Bottom row: Daniel C.’s and Milan P.’s taxis; Denis B.; Prubezna crime scene

The arrest last month (February 19th, 2015) of a man in connection with the killing of Jewish historian Jiri Fiedler, a specialist in Jewish history, and his wife Dagmar Fiedlerova apparently clears up one of last year’s most mysterious murder cases — but an unusually high number of Prague killings remain unsolved.

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Prague serial killer? Blesk links the shootings of three taxi-drivers and woman shot on 17 tram

Prague serial killer?

A serial killer is stalking the streets of Prague, preying on taxi drivers and possibly even old women on trams.

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