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Police Need Help to Identify John Doe

Tonight, police are still unable to say whose badly decomposed body floated up into the mangroves near Mile five on the Phillip Goldson Highway. But there is more information emerging [...]

No Update in Military Ammo Missing Three Months

Almost exactly three months ago, two containers of military-grade ammunition were stolen off the secure, guarded B.D.F. Echelon Base in Lord’s Bank. The ammunition, about two thousand, seven hundred rounds [...]

Career Criminal Gunned Down in PG

Frank Castro…it’s the name that sparked terror in the nineteen nineties and early two thousand. The notorious street figure was a known ring leader in serious felonies, including the murder [...]

Decomposed Body Found Near Haulover Bridge

News Five has been able to confirm reports that a badly decomposed body was discovered at around four this afternoon between miles five and six on the Phillip Goldson Highway, [...]

Corozal Cop on Motorcycle Rapes Minor

A Corozal police man has been detained following allegations of a rape of a fourteen year old girl. On Monday evening, the minor and her mother visited the Corozal Police [...]

Post Mortem Results: Coleen Sharp was Shot Twice in Murder/Suicide

There are still more questions than answers about the murder-suicide that happened over the weekend. In our story on Monday night, we told you about the tragic incident which resulted [...]

Well-known Couple Found Dead Inside Ladyville Home, Murder/Suicide Suspected

A well-known Ladyville couple was found dead inside their house in Ladyville, Belize District. When family members were unable to get in contact with them on Sunday, police were called. [...]

Tour Guide “Bird” Magdaleno Executed By Lone Gunman Inside His Vehicle

The spate of violence over the weekend extended to the City where six persons were injured and one man was killed. The gun violence started as early as seven-thirty on [...]

Cordel Hyde Saves Decrepit Lake-I Building from Demolition

Just before ten this morning, political friction erupted in the Lake Independence area and police were called in to avert any violence.  Residents and P.U.P. Standard Bearer, Cordel Hyde gathered [...]

Orange Walk Pastor Arraigned for Child Pornography

An Orange Walk pastor has been arrested and charged on multiple counts of child pornography of two minors. Honduran national Gerardo Lopez of the Evangelical Church in Trial Farm was [...]

Brazen Shooting on Curl Thompson Street Leaves Two Persons Injured

As we reported earlier, there were six persons injured in three other shootings in the Old Capital, but are not linked. Prior to the murder of Vern Magdaleno at the [...]

Weekend Shooting Leaves Nissane Usher Injured

Within minutes of the shooting on Curl Thompson Street and even as the scene was being processed, another team of officers responded to a shooting; this time at the corner [...]

14 year old Girl Shot While Gunmen Pursue Target on Police Street

By Saturday, night, two other persons including a fourteen year old girl would be shot and taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Just after ten p.m., two gunmen approached [...]

Domestic Dispute in Corozal – Husband Stabbed and Wife Badly Beaten

And up north, a couple in Corozal Town remains hospitalized tonight, following a domestic altercation on Sunday.  Twenty-three-year-old Leandro Botes, a resident of Altamira, was stabbed in the left shoulder [...]

Home Invasion in Esperanza, Ex-Common Law Hacks Woman and Man With Machete

We have reported on the violence in the Belize District and up north in Corozal. In the west, a domestic dispute landed a woman in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital [...]

Businessman Shalman Rahid Robbed in Santa Elena Town

A businessman was also robbed on Saturday night in Santa Elena Town. Robbers netted over two thousand dollars in cash and valuables. San Ignacio Police say they are investigating this [...]

Half-A-Million Dollars Missing from Treasury!

Following his political announcement, the PM spoke to the media on a myriad of issues, including one very recent and serious discovery. Auditors and the police have been called into [...]

OW Cops Guilty of Beating Up Andres Rodriguez

Tonight, the officers involved in the vicious beating of Andres Rodriguez in Orange Walk Town on Sunday have been found guilty of excessive use of force.  That is the outcome [...]

Orange Walk Officers to Face Disciplinary Action for Excessive Use of Force

A weekend incident between an Orange Walk resident and three law enforcement officers, caught on candid camera, has gone viral. Actually it’s more than just an incident. A Police Constable [...]

Decomposing Body Found Inside Maxboro Residence; Mechanic Massacred

There is a gruesome murder to report in the community of Maxboro on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, thirty-one year old mechanic Leon [...]

2 Cayo Men Charged for Murder of Coastguard

Two men have been charged in connection with the latest homicide in San Ignacio.  Twenty-one-year-old Wendell Ovando, a construction worker of Kontiki area in San Ignacio, Cayo, and a fifteen-year-old [...]

Cocaine Bust in San Pedro, Belize City Residents to be Arraigned for Drug Trafficking

Police are reporting a significant cocaine bust in San Pedro Town involving known members of the Victoria Street gang. It happened at around 12:30pm today in an apartment in the [...]

Did Law Enforcement Officers in Sugar City Physically Abuse O.W. Man?

On Monday evening, a video was uploaded to Facebook showing a police officer and two special constables attempting to handcuff a man and hitting him in the process, resulting in [...]

Deadly Weekend Shooting in Roaring Creek; One Dead, Another Critically Injured

Tonight, a small community in Roaring Creek Village known as Hattieville is still in shock, and residents are afraid, following a bold execution of one man and the attempted murder [...]

Saturday Morning Bloodbath, Ghost Murdered In Ghost Town

The second murder of the weekend occurred after nine on Saturday morning in the heart of Ghost Town gang territory. Five bullets made its mark on forty-year-old Edward Usher inside [...]