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Glenford Vernon Murdered on Castle Street

There was a murder in the old capital this afternoon and at this point, there are only preliminary reports about what happened on Castle Street. Just before two this afternoon, [...]

Meet and Greet on George Street and Rocky Road

The north and south eastern divisions of the Belize Police Department are partnering to tackle crime in the city. Today, they were out in the George Street area talking to [...]

Coastguard Officer Keyren Tzib Charged with Manslaughter

Twenty-four-year old female coast guard officer, Keyren Tzib, remains behind bars tonight; she was taken to court this morning for a second time on criminal charges.  Tzib is on remand [...]

Special Envoy’s Bodyguard Arraigned for Murder of Nicaraguan Laborer

Special Patrol Unit Officer Ryon Wagner, the bodyguard assigned to the Prime Minister’s wife, Kim Simplis Barrow, was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Court this morning on a single charge [...]

Witness Provides Statement in Double Murder of Russell Hyde and Marcy Humes

And in other news from Belmopan, a witness in the brutal slaying of the notorious Roaring Creek resident, Russell Hyde and Marcy Humes has given a statement to police. Authorities [...]

Still No Arrests in Malik Dixon Murder

An arrest is yet to be made in the weekend murder of twenty-year-old Malik Dixon, who was fatally shot as he rode a bicycle along Flamboyant Street on Saturday night.  [...]

Woman Raped in Indian Creek Village

Tonight the Punta Gorda Police Department is investigating an unusual and very disturbing allegation of rape. Over the weekend a student claims that she was beaten up by a group [...]

Teen Robs Teen of School Bag and Laptop in Ladyville

Classes have just resumed, but tonight a student, who is a minor, is a suspect in the robbery of an even younger student. The incident happened on Princess Margaret Drive [...]

Human Remains Discovered in Salvapan

Belmopan Police have made at least some progress in identifying skeletal remains found Sunday in the Salvador Area of Belmopan. A Guatemalan farmer, who went to cut sticks in a [...]

Third Drug Trafficking Conviction for Andrew Smith

A Western Pine resident, who had two unpaid drug trafficking bills, was escorted to court today on a third charge.  He is twenty-eight-year old Andrew Smith, a resident of the [...]

Double Murder in Camalote: Infamous Russell Hyde is Taken Down by Gunmen

There were four brutal murders over the weekend. One in the City, another in Teakettle and the most sensational double murder occurred at a feeder road in Camalote also in [...]

Kim Simplis’ Bodyguard Arrested and Charged for Murder!

So while there are no arrests for the murders of Hyde and Humes, a policeman assigned to the Special Patrol Unit has been charged for another murder. Authorities believe that [...]

Who Killed Toony and Why?

There’s one other murder to report tonight. In the City, a resident of the south side was shot multiple times and succumbed at the K.H.M.H.  Malik Gibson, also known as [...]

Police Say Major Crimes are Down in Belize City

But is community policing an effective approach to addressing the issue of crime and violence in the Old Capital?  According to Senior Superintendent Chester Williams, when compared to August 2014, [...]

Community Family Day Brings Yarborough Youths Together

As many as six neighborhood teams converged on the Wilton Cumberbatch Field on Sunday where they all competed in a basketball tournament organized by Eastern Division South.  The initiative, part [...]

Police Finally Arrest Suspect in Brutal PG Murder

There finally is an arrest in the vicious murder of a labor officer that occurred months ago in Punta Gorda. Fifty-five-year-old Alberto Coleman, the ex-boyfriend of Juana Cowo, has been [...]

FCD Commissioned Study Reveals Startling Facts

Illegal logging within the Chiquibul Forest remains one of the foremost causes of biodiversity loss within the national park.  An assessment of the problem to determine its scale was commissioned [...]

Eastern Division Holds Back to School Drive

The Eastern Division South today held a second back to school drive; this time in the Mayflower Street area of the city as part of their strategy to build relations [...]

Is the Placement of Police Checkpoints a Result of Profiling?

On August fifteen, a deadly fight took place on Newtown Barracks in Belize City. It occurred near the entrance to the MCC Grounds across from the Ramada Belize City Princess. [...]

Body of Bobbo Youth Found Floating in Haulover Creek

Police have positively identified the body of a man pulled from the Haulover Creek this morning as that of thirty-three year old Theodore Parchue, better known as Bobbo Youth. He [...]

Community Policing Meet & Greet Targets Hotspots

If the police haven’t been to your house yet, you might as well look out for them because they are busy with a community policing strategy led by the Eastern [...]

Belizean Busted With Weed in Nicaragua

A Belizean is tonight in big trouble in Nicaragua after he was busted near its border with Costa Rica with a large quantity of marijuana. Reports from the Nicaraguan media [...]

Dangriga Police Seek Murderer in Pomona Home Invasion

A horrible home invasion at an isolated farm on the Hummingbird Highway ended tragically for the Polanco family. One of five minors at home was senselessly murdered in front of [...]

Teenager Shot and Killed During Home Invasion in Pomona

A teenager was shot and killed this morning on a farm in the Stann Creek District during a daring armed robbery.  The incident occurred sometime before eleven o’clock, when a [...]

George Street Affiliate Accidentally Shot by His Colleague

A sixteen-year-old Belize City youth is tonight fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot to the abdomen on Thursday night. It occurred inside [...]