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Human Remains Found at Dewdrop Estates

Our records indicate that the murder count now stands at one hundred and forty-three. This morning, the remains of a man were found in an area in Ladyville known as [...]

Family of Escaped Prisoner Claim Police Harassment

The manhunt continues for twenty-five year old Emmanuel Willoughby, an inmate at the Belize Central Prison who escaped from his cell last Saturday. According to the Kolbe Foundation, Willoughby cut [...]

Family will Press Charges against Police

Up until late Wednesday afternoon, police officers conducted a search at the Willoughby’s residence at 7005 Antelope Street Extension. Attorney Audrey Matura-Shepherd says that they have made formal complaint to [...]

Eastern Division Speaks on Police Misconduct

On Monday, a police officer was hauled off to jail after being found guilty of committing a lewd act upon a fellow constable at a substation in Belize City back [...]

Police preparedness for the Christmas Season

There has been an increase in police presence on the streets of the Old Capital since mid-November in preparation for the hustle and bustle of the Christmas Season.  Traditionally, it [...]

1 Man Detained for Double Homicide in Corozal

There was a double murder in Paraiso, Corozal District over the weekend which has all the signs of a crime of passion. The mother of a four-year old child was [...]

Coast Guard Patrol Under Fire…Kills One Man

In San Pedro, there was also a loss of life. Investigations, both criminal and internal, are taking place into a shootout involving the Belize Coast Guard and three civilians in [...]

Man Charged with Obstruction for Swallowing Weed

In San Pedro, a resident ate evidence to avoid apprehension by the police. On Friday morning, police approached twenty-six year old Juan Ramon Nah of the San Mateo area to [...]

Manhunt On for Escaped Prisoner

A prisoner is on the loose tonight. He is twenty-five year old inmate, Emmanuel Willoughby, who escaped from the Central Prison over the weekend hoping that he won’t spend the [...]

Another Late-Evening Shooting in Mahogany Heights

Joel Seawell and four other persons were ambushed on Wednesday evening in the Mahogany Heights area on the George Price Highway. Members of the group, including a woman, were headed [...]

Leon Garcia Shot on Victoria Street

The shooting of Joel Seawell was followed by another this morning in Belize City when a bold attempt was made on the life of twenty-seven-year-old Leon Garcia as he made [...]

100 Pounds of Marijuana Seized by Garden City Cops

Tonight, the Belmopan Police are reporting the seizure of a sizable amount of marijuana, confiscated during a special patrol just after midnight. Three persons – Jennie Silva and Yolanda Patt [...]

Will Murder Statistics in 2014 Surpass Previous Years?

The countdown is on…. There are only nineteen days to end 2014. Earlier today we looked at the crime statistics and at this point, it is safe to say that [...]

Breaking News: Shooting in Mahogany Heights

There is breaking news of a shooting in the Mahogany Heights community at mile thirty on the George Price Highway. News Five has confirmed that one Joel Sewell was shot [...]

Live Lemon Grenade Recovered Near Fabers Road Extension

The Belize Defense Force Bomb Expert was called in on Fabers Road on Wednesday night where another deadly grenade was discovered. The active explosive device was safely removed off the [...]

Popular Disc Jockey Murdered in Esperanza

Well-known disc jockey, Samir Fernandez, known in the clubbing and music scene as DJ Kid, was discovered dead on Wednesday in the village of Esperanza. Fernandez, a resident of Santa [...]

Chopping Incident in Corozal Leaves One Man Dead, Another Shot by Police

There was a brutal and bloody murder in Corozal Town on Tuesday night. It happened at around nine o’clock on College Road as residents of the area were getting ready [...]

Family Demands Justice in Murder of Mark Massam, Criminal Past Notwithstanding!

But Mark Massam Junior is no stranger to the law; he received a nine-year sentence back in 2005 for a string of robberies in the Orange Walk and Corozal districts. [...]

Senior Fisheries Officer Fingered for Alleged Sea Cucumber Scam

Is there financial hanky-panky going on at the Belize Fisheries Department?  Senior fisheries officer Mauro Gongora is under fire for allegedly persuading a cane farmer from Corozal Town into paying [...]

Cellular World Hit by Thieves, $20,000 in Phones and Electronics Stolen

A well known Belmopan business was targeted by brazen thieves sometime after they closed for business on Tuesday evening. Thirty two year old Vishal Sabnani, businessman and owner of Cellular [...]

2 Belize City Men Claim GSU Brutality

Two men claim they were badly beaten today at a house on Periwinkle Street in Lake Independence Area. The Gang Suppression unit was looking for drugs and firearm. They didn’t [...]

Is A Policeman Involved in Valley of Peace Murder?

In the very early hours of Saturday morning, Valley of Peace resident Donatilo Canales was shot dead in his yard in the village. His wife heard multiple gunshots minutes after [...]

Roaring Creek man charged for Bigamy

A Roaring Creek man is tonight in big trouble with the law and his two wives. Thirty-six year old John Chimilio has said “I Do” twice in four years. This [...]

Midnight Murder in Valley of Peace: Donatilo Canales Fatally Shot

A well known resident was murdered in the Valley of Peace area, Cayo, just after midnight on Saturday. The wife of Donatilo Canales and a neighbor found him dead in [...]

Caretaker Shot and Killed on Farm Near St. Margaret’s Village

Forty-three-year-old Jose Miguel Abrego, a caretaker on a citrus farm near St. Margaret’s Village was shot and killed sometime after eleven o’clock on Sunday night.  According to his wife, Abrego [...]