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4 Murders on the Weekend; Dale Tillett Ambushed Near Downtown

A Belize City man was murdered in the wee hours of Friday morning, giving way to the start of a bloody weekend in which police tonight have four murders to [...]

Another Youth Apprentice Killed

The murder count continues to climb. In the City, Tillett’s execution was followed with the broad daylight murder of twenty-six year old Emmerson Skyers of Taylors Alley. Skyers was shot [...]

What Happened to Altreed Williams?

There was a third death in the Old Capital. On Saturday afternoon, Eastern Division South Police were called out to Lawrence Avenue where the body of a Belize City man [...]

Why Was Abner Vasquez Killed in Teakettle?

The family of a nineteen-year-old is preparing to bury him this Wednesday in Teakettle Village, in the west. Abner Vasquez, who is a known handyman around his village, was killed [...]

Murder at the Bus Stop in San Roman, Stann Creek

The fourth murder in the span of forty-eight hours occurred in San Roman Village in the south. Thirty-year-old Gabino Choc was with a friend at a bus stop in the [...]

B.D.F. Commander Jones’ Price Barracks Home Ransacked for $30,000

Mum’s the word in Ladyville where a burglary at the residence of B.D.F. Commander David Jones has allegedly netted thieves a whopping thirty thousand dollars in cash.  It hasn’t been [...]

Belize-flagged ship hauled in for fishing violations in Somalia

A shipping vessel tonight remains in the custody of the government of the African country of Somalia for illegal fishing activities. But what does the detention have to do with [...]

Brian Brown escapes G.S.U.’s reach in 2012 house raid case

It made headlines in 2012 when alleged George Street gang figure, Brian Brown, was the target of a raid by the Gang Suppression Unit at a residence identified as his [...]

Pregnant woman charged with drug trafficking

Also in court, a pregnant woman, who is due to give birth soon, was charged for drug trafficking. She is twenty-one year old Carolee Orosco, who appeared before Magistrate, Carlon [...]

F.C.D. gets ready for Chiquibul Forest Initiative and Commonwealth Canopy/Maya 2020

A few months ago the Government announced plans to fund four institutions, including the Belize Defence Force and Friends for Conservation and Development, to the tune of sixteen million dollars [...]

Police gear up for busy Christmas season

The Christmas season is now upon us, it means that the police will be working overtime to keep up with criminals. The Police Department is embarking on an anti-crime campaign [...]

New Rides for Police Department

The official handing over of a brand new fleet of vehicles for use by the police department took place today. On hand at the ITVET was the U.S. Ambassador Carlos [...]

Kashief Gallego Shot on Weekend

The south side of Belize City has been rather quiet and little to no crime is always good news to report. But over the weekend, on Sunday night, there was [...]

Unlucky Burglars Caught in Freezer

A pair of burglars was caught in the act just after twelve o’clock this morning by officers attached to the Eastern Division South. The duo had broken into Lucky Supermarket [...]

Meeting and Greeting in Southside Belize City

Southside police were on their weekly meet and greet. Today they were in the Vernon Street area and we met up with them to see what they were doing. Some [...]

Possible Drug Plane Landed and Abandoned Items Near La Democracia

Police are tonight investigating the landing of an aircraft, presumably a drug plane, overnight in the vicinity of La Democracia, Belize District.  Officers at the Hattieville substation were notified of [...]

Security Forces to Double Down on Securing Drug Airstrip

The coordinated response involving a trio of law enforcement agencies was fairly swift, but not fast enough to arrest the ensuing activity.  So, was their reaction timely enough?  That’s what [...]

Gardenia Murder Suspects Charged

On Monday night, we told you that four persons of interest in Nelson Zelaya’s murder were in police custody. Today, two of those men were charged for the Gardenia resident’s [...]

Gales Point Resident Gone Missing for a Week

A forty three year old Gales Point man is missing. On November twentieth, Delbert Delroy Andrewin is said to have left his home that morning in Gales Point and headed [...]

4 Detained Over Nelson Zelaya Murder; Police Still Puzzled Over Motive

Four persons, including two minors from the neighboring village of Biscayne are tonight in police custody as the investigation continues into the midday shooting and subsequent murder of Nelson Zelaya. [...]

Third Accused to Face Charges in Holdup at T Supermarket

A third person has been detained and is expected to be charged for the brazen robbery of “T” Supermarket in Lord’s Bank Village last Monday. The proprietor Jing Xiao Tan [...]

Coast Guard Watches High Seas for Pirates

A few weeks back we told you about an incident at sea where northern fishermen were robbed at gunpoint in southern Belize. The fishers were approached by well-armed men who [...]

Petty Officer Daniel Arzu Returns to Belize on Monday

Petty Officer Daniel Arzu Junior of the Belize National Coast Guard was shot towards the end of October. He was shot in the head when he was visiting his child’s [...]

Nelson Zelaya Slaughtered in Front of Family in Gardenia

The silence in Gardenia Village was broken this afternoon by reports of gunshots.  When the shooting subsided, a resident of the quiet roadside community lay mortally wounded in his driveway.  [...]

Police Hunting for Suspect in Fire That Destroyed Equipment for Ray Cattouse

Sometime after nine o’clock last night, someone set fire to two trucks and a work shed on the property of Ray Cattouse along the Philip Goldson Highway. The damage is [...]