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G.S.U. At It Again; City Man Charges He Was Beaten Up and Shot with Rubber Bullets

We’ve often reported on allegations of police brutality and how officers attached to the Gang Suppression Unit are accused of using excessive force—breaking into homes and beating up on residents. [...]

Police Charge Cayo Men for Beating Up a Cop

Sanjay Casey and Belhem Guzman, both of Camalote village, Cayo District, were today read charges of attempted murder, dangerous harm, use of deadly means of harm, and aggravated assault. Casey was [...]

Belmopan Councilor Released, But Faces Forgery Investigation

Gene Lopez, elected to the Belmopan City Council last year, is under suspicion of forgery of a land document using official property of the Council – the stamp and signature [...]

Belmopan City Councilor Detained by Police after Forgery Report

The office of Mayor of Belmopan Khalid Belisle has confirmed this evening that Belmopan Police have detained City Councilor Gene Briceño Lopez based on a report of alleged forgery. Mayor [...]

Mother of Arson Victim Pleads for Help Solving Mystery

Caroline Hamilton, the mother of eleven year old eleven year old Aaron Gabourel who was killed in a fire on October fifth, is pleading with those who have information on [...]

Accused Arsonist of Deputy P.M.’s Government Vehicle is Charged

The man believed to have set fire to DPM Patrick Faber’s government issued Mazda SUV appeared in court this morning. Allen Martinez was picked up by Ladyville Police on Thursday [...]

Murder on San Pedro: “Old Beef” Killed Lincoln Robinson Senior

He was charged back in 2004 with aggravated assault, threat of death against a police officer and discharging a firearm in public, as well as the possession of an unlicensed [...]

San Pedro Police Claim Success in Stemming Drugs Trade

But police on La Isla Bonita have been fighting drug trafficking clamping down on the perennial issue on the island. In fact, statistics are that since the start of the [...]

Rural Eastern Division Still Confident in Sarkis Abou-Nehra Case

Of eighteen persons initially charged in connection with the December home invasion at the house of Sarkis Abou-Nehra, twelve have been freed of charges. In an update, police said that [...]

Police Working on Dorian Pakeman File; Investigate Evidence Tampering

Who excluded the Dorian Pakeman cocaine positive forensic lab test from the file that went to the D.P.P.? This is in connection with the fatal traffic accident in which the [...]

“Big Jail” for 2 Teen Runaways Turned Alleged Burglars

Two hostel boys will be heading to prison. The boys, who are a part of a seven member escapee group, were caught in a vehicle with a man carrying stolen [...]

Burrell Boom Policeman Held Up With Gun

A Sunday mid-afternoon aggravated assault on a Burrell Boom Police Officer has led to the detention of one man. PC Larry Sutherland came face to face with a gun and [...]

One Detained for Vehicle Burning as “Shaken” DPM Recounts Incident

Police have picked up a man in connection with the burning of Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber’s government assigned vehicle. The fire happened at Faber’s Lord’s Bank residence around midnight [...]

O.W. Teachers’ Leader’s Vehicle Smashed; Deputy Education Minister Says U.D.P. is Not Behind It

On Wednesday, we reported to you about the arson at the home of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Patrick Faber. But early this morning, the vehicle of Otilio [...]

Deputy Prime Minister’s vehicle set ablaze

At midnight on Tuesday, the vehicle of Deputy Prime Minster, Patrick Faber went up in flames; police are looking for a suspect caught on camera. He was seen jumping the [...]

Commissioner of Police discusses escape of dangerous prisoners in Belmopan

According to Belmopan police, two prisoners escaped from police custody while being held in the capital around midday today. The prisoners have been identified as twenty-five year old Lincoln Bejerano, [...]

Only six defendants proceed to inquiry in Sarkis Abou-Nehra home invasion and rape case

Eighteen persons were initially charged in connection with the December 2015 home invasion at the house of a businessman Sarkis Abou Nehra in Burrell Boom Village.  At least six persons [...]

Ashley Clarke murdered in Belmopan

It was a bloody weekend, three persons were murdered; in the nation’s capital, in the west and in a southern community. A violent confrontation between a group of persons socializing [...]

Homeless Cayo man found stabbed to death

A homeless person was also murdered over the weekend in San Ignacio Town.  The vagrant, later identified as Benjamin Gomez, was discovered lying on a bench at a bus stop [...]

One charged for murder of Guatemalan in Bella Vista

In the third murder, one man, Orlando Cedios, has been charged and will appear in court on Wednesday for the murder of a twenty-one year old Guatemalan national, Edilsar Mendez, [...]

Five Belize City men shot in separate incidents

The holiday weekend was quiet in terms of crime in Belize City, but it didn’t start out that way. There were two shooting incidents within minutes of each other in [...]

Coast Guard issues challenge to sea pirates after kidnapping

Over the weekend of October first, a group of fishermen from the north were robbed at gunpoint while out at sea in southern Belize. It was reported that the fishers [...]

Brother to be Charged with Brother’s Murder in Orange Walk

A man was killed by his brother in Orange Walk on Wednesday evening. Forty-one year old Ruben Cain, a labourer of Flamboyant Street, was stabbed in the chest by his [...]

Police Hunt Persons Who Killed a Father in Front of His Family in Benque

There was another vicious murder that occurred overnight. A forty-five year old woodcarver was gunned down in bizarre circumstances in front of his wife and teenage daughter in his native [...]

11 year old Boy Killed in Tragic Fire; 2 Other Minors Cling to Life

The most tragic of deaths—heartless and cold—is that of an innocent child being killed. That’s what happened on Tuesday night on Aloe Vera Street when an arsonist entered into the [...]