Ómar Ragnarsson Close to Solving Crime – Theft of his Own Car Skip to content

Ómar Ragnarsson Close to Solving Crime – Theft of his Own Car

“Elementary, my friend.” Sherlock Holmes? No, Ómar Ragnarsson.

Comedian, turned environmental activist, Ómar Ragnarsson, (b. 1940) was unlucky over the holidays. His car was stolen from a car dealer. He reclaimed his car on Tuesday night, sans 38 inch tires, a radio and glacier fenders.

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Ómar Ragnarsson with the detective cap. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review

On his blog Ómar says the stolen parts are worth approximately ISK 400 thousand (USD 3,300, EUR 2,500 ). He says that this incident has given him insight into a certain culture. It seems that certain individuals steal specific car parts. The number plates were also taken from the car indicating that the thieves are professionals and want to use the plates to confuse police in future crimes.

Ómar says that he is getting closer to solving the crime by the hour. He says that two men had to be involved in stealing the car, towing it from the car dealer in Bíldshöfdi and delivering it to Örfirisey. The odometer reading indicates that the thieves have some sort of shelter some distance from the city center.


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The stolen vehicle. Photo: Ómar Ragnarsson

“This is a bit of detective work. One does not know whether it will be solved or not,” Ómar says.

We think he will. If you have any information that might help, let us know and we will pass it on to Ómar.

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