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Ryan Thompson Gunned Down over Misunderstanding

Another violent weekend across the country has ended with three murders being reported.  Two men were shot and killed in Belize City and San Pedro on Sunday, while another man [...]

Carpenter/Fisherman Murdered in San Pedro

On Sunday afternoon, in the heart of San Pedro Town, gunfire erupted inside a bar, just a stone’s throw from the Central Park. Thirty-four-year-old Armando Lopez, who was originally from [...]

Scott Charles: Were Drugs a Motive for Murder?

Four days prior to Lopez’s murder, his friend Scott Charles was targeted inside his home in the Bayside neighborhood. Charles heard a knock and when he opened the front door, [...]

Broaster Heads to Ambergris for Crime Assessment

The gun violence on the island began one week ago in the San Pedrito area of town. On August twelfth, Lloyd Tyndall was shot multiple times to the abdomen and [...]

4 Arrests for Firearms in San Pedro, Corozal

Over two hundred rounds of ammunition and six firearms were taken off the streets during operations conducted across the country. A significant amount of those came from San Pedro, for [...]

Laborer Hacked to Death Down South, in Santa Cruz

There was also a murder in Santa Cruz Village over the weekend.  On Sunday morning, shortly before ten o’clock, Independence police were called out to the roadside community where they [...]

Police Strike a POSE over Weekend

A countrywide law enforcement operation which began at the stroke of twelve last Wednesday morning has resulted in a number of seizures, including contraband alcohol, illegally harvested seafood, firearms and [...]

Salvadoran Shot While Running from Police

A Salvadoran national is under police guard at the Western Regional Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for a gunshot wound he sustained on Saturday.  Twenty-four-year-old Juan Jeremias was [...]

Bowen Distribution Center Robbed; 2 Detained

The distribution center of Bowen and Bowen located at Slaughterhouse Road in Belize City was robbed on Thursday night. The brazen robbery occurred before eight o’clock and involved four masked [...]

Shooting Victim in Customs Incident Remains under Coma

The family of thirty-year-old Dwayne Almendarez is demanding answers from the Belize Police Department.  The Yo Creek resident remains in an induced coma at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after [...]

Murder Victim “Shot Up” at San Pedro House

The latest murder victim is a tour guide and fisherman from San Pedro killed within days of a shooting that left an adult and two minors injured. On Wednesday night, [...]

Police Say Shot O.W. Man Challenged Customs Officers at Yo Creek

Thirty-year-old Dwayne Almendarez, an Orange Walk resident of the Union Town area tonight remains in a critical but stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot [...]

Charge for Employee Accused of Robbing Caribbean Tire

In an update to a burglary at Caribbean Tires in Spanish Lookout, Cayo, over the weekend, police have arrested a company employee. He is twenty-two-year-old Omar Gomez, a truck driver [...]

Weed Recovered in Chan Chen

Corozal police made a significant bust in a joint operation in the village of Chan Chen earlier today. In an open lot, they found nineteen point five pounds of compress [...]

Castro and Franklin in custody; police say Insp. Yearwood info was not official

At news time this evening, police confirmed that Jafari Castro and Gilbert Franklin are in police custody pending charges. The duo was detained earlier today in the south side of [...]

Christian Espat arraigned for weekend shooting

As police were announcing the arrest of twenty-one-year-old Christian Espat on Monday evening for charges of attempted murder, deadly means of harm and dangerous harm for a shooting incident on [...]

Cop facing charges for gun bust

One week ago, Police Constable Franklin Ramirez was busted by fellow officers in the Mobile Interdiction Team along with three civilians. He was driving a vehicle carrying a gun hidden [...]

Two more suspects in Caribbean Tire robbery

San Ignacio police continue to investigate the burglary of the Caribbean Tires depot in Spanish Lookout, Cayo District, which is believed to be an inside job. On Saturday some twenty [...]

Immigration, Mines to charge Chiquibul gold panners

Over the weekend San Ignacio police received six Guatemalan nationals – thirty-eight years old Agusto Perez Gonzalez of Dolores, Petén; twenty-six years old Wilfredo Antoniel Chavez of Barrio Nuevo; eighteen [...]

Lerone Williams charged for handling stolen motorcycle

A motorcycle stolen from the Ministry of Education has been recovered by police from the possession of a fisherman.   Today in court, Lerone Williams, a resident of Faber’s Road [...]

N.C.I.B. to process Chunox file to D.P.P.

The Professional Standards Branch of the Belize Police Department is inundated with cases of alleged police misconduct and there were several updates coming out of Monday’s press conference with its [...]

Professional Standards Branch confirms charged for P.G. cops accused of extortion

In Punta Gorda, two cops have been accused of shaking down a school principal for money to hush up an alleged violation of insurance expiration. They agreed to accept money [...]

Customs shot a man in Santa Cruz, Orange Walk

Though not confirmed, there are reports of an altercation between Customs and a group of Belizeans in the Santa Cruz area of Orange Walk. This village is particularly known for [...]

Francine Pitts dies; survived loss of daughter Eyannie Nunez and City house

Belize City resident Francine Pitts gained public attention when her young daughter, Eyannie, was shot and killed as she slept at home. Pitts would go on to experience a long [...]

Police “Officially” Confirm Suspects in Kevin Brown Beating, including Jafari Castro

After a week of much hesitancy and serious backpedaling, the Belize Police Department has finally confirmed the names of three men, including Jafari Castro, who are wanted for the vicious [...]