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Missing Guatemalan Woman Found Dead in Orchard off Hummingbird Highway

Guatemalan Lydia Janet Garcia was reported missing on January nineteenth by her son, Alexander Enrique Garcia. He told Benque Police that his mother was last seen on January eighth when [...]

Police Locate Stolen Pickup

Since Sunday, Police have been on the lookout for a red 2001 Mazda pickup, stolen on the old Western highway from Jorge Lopez. Lopez was accosted by two men, one [...]

Shooting Victim Jorge Lopez Recounts Nightmarish Experience

On Monday, we told you about the disturbing armed robbery of a Canadian couple just a few hours after they checked into the Tropical Education Center on the George Price [...]

Decomposing Body Found in Dangriga

Late word to News Five is that Dangriga police are at mile six on the Hummingbird Highway where the decomposing body of a man has been found. There are few [...]

Chinese Bar Owner Murdered in Teakettle

A Chinese bar owner was brutally slashed to death at his place of business in Teakettle in the Cayo District, early Saturday morning. Fifty-two year old Zhijuang Zhang was closing [...]

Canadian Tourists Robbed at Gunpoint

There was another sensational crime this weekend, in which two Canadian tourists were held hostage by armed robbers who then shot a man while stealing his vehicle to make their [...]

Ladyville Police Make Significant Marijuana Bust on Passenger Bus

Honduran national, Orbin Reyes, who is an off and on resident of Orange Walk Town, claims he was used as a mule to transport over fifteen pounds of weed into [...]

ABC7 Report Bashes Belize for Violence against Tourists

There have been numerous incidents of violence against visitors which do not augur well for the tourism industry and serve to discourage potential visitors to Belize. As recent as this [...]

14 Pounds of Weed in Vehicle Wrecked by Drunken Driver

A Belize City man is lucky to be out on bail tonight and luckier to be alive after he got drunk and slammed his red Ford Escape into a tree [...]

RED’s Rapid Response Team Finds Weed in Bermudian Landing

Hours after that, officers from the Rural Eastern Division’s Rapid Response Team found another cache of weed. At about nine-thirty, they conducted searches on several male persons hanging out at [...]

Who Jacked a $100,000 Vessel in San Pedro?

Brazen thieves made away with a thirty-five-foot boat on the island of San Pedro. The boat was stolen on Thursday morning from the Grand Colony Dock; it belongs to Island [...]

2 Men Shot in Southside Belize City

Two men were shot  on Wednesday night in south side Belize City just before seven o’clock, shattering a period of relative quiet on the streets since the beginning of the [...]

OW Police Recover Tec-9 Submachine Gun

Orange Walk was once known as Rambo Town, back in the days when drugs and violence had overtaken that northern community. It has not quite reached that point yet, but [...]

Hugo Casanova and Melin Vasquez Are Back in Belize

Belizeans Milin Vasquez and Hugo Casanova were serving time behind bars in neighboring Chetumal since February 2013. They were arrested when they were busted at the house of notorious Mexican [...]

Minister John Saldivar Talks About Murder Rate

There have been fifteen murders since the start of the New Year. In January alone, there were thirteen; and since the start of the month, a double homicide in Orange [...]

2 Youths Gunned Down By Lone Gunman

Two young men from Orange Walk Town are the most recent victims of gun violence. A brazen gunman, still on the lam, opened fire on seventeen year old Rene Antonio [...]

OW Police Find Drugs and Ammunition

Also in Orange Walk, officers have been conducting anti-drug operations on a weekly basis. On Monday morning, a search in some bushes on Savannah Street in Orange Walk Town led [...]

2 Teens Gunned Down in Orange Walk

At around four-thirty this afternoon, two teenagers were gunned down on Cristock Street in Orange Walk Town. Minutes ago, the bodies were still on the ground while investigators scoured the [...]

3 Men Charged for Weekend Murder in Belize City

There’s another murder to report for which three men charged in the home invasion of Sarkis Abou Nehra are prime suspects. This weekend in Belize City, thirty-two year old Marian [...]

Fisheries Department Makes Major Undersized Conch Bust

The Fisheries Department is reporting a huge bust in undersized conch made on Sunday evening. Officers were on routine patrol in the Turneffe Atoll when they came up on the [...]

Conch Bust Kicks Off Enforcement Training Course

The timing of the bust by enforcement officers could not have been scripted better, since it comes at the onset of a stakeholder training on enforcement and compliance.   Hampton [...]

Belizean Detained for Stealing in Guatemala

A Belizean was arrested in Melchor de Mencos over the weekend and was scheduled to be processed in court today, but we cannot confirm that that has occurred. Twenty-five year [...]

No Update in Swaney Murder Investigation

On Thursday, January fourteenth, ABC7 Chicago Executive Producer Anne Swaney was murdered on the grounds of the Nabitunich Resort in San Jose Succotz. Her senseless and brutal killing created shockwaves [...]

Cayo Police Provide Clarity on Reported Bus Shooting

On Wednesday, San Ignacio Police swarmed Esperanza in response to reports that a man had been shot in the head on a Westline Bus. Conrad Thomas, bleeding profusely and unconscious, [...]

Cayo Police Go Into Schools to Deal With Youth Issues

There have been two suicides in the West recently, young persons who took their own lives. There are organizations which deal with depression and other related factors, but as we [...]