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DJ “Hard Rock” Murdered on the Boulevard

There was a senseless murder in the city on Wednesday night, breaking a lull of three weeks when Ludwin Lalin was executed not far from his house in the Jane [...]

DuPlooy’s Robbed in Cayo

Earlier this evening, DuPlooy’s Lodge on the Benque Viejo Road was apparently robbed. Benque Police have reported to the scene as of news time, but according to Officer in Command [...]

“The Maul” for Contrabandistas, Warns Godwin

Earlier this month, the Government of Belize agreed with its Mexican counterpart to close the old border crossing at Subteniente Lopez entering Chetumal. A new, larger crossing is open at [...]

Man Critical After Overnight Belize City Shooting

The streets of the city have been relatively free of gun violence. But around nine o’clock on Tuesday night, shots rang out on Central American Boulevard on the south side [...]

Police Boast of Safer Community During Meet and Greet

With gun violence significant low, police continue its program of community policing. Today, ACP Chester Williams was on the south side of Belize City, particularly the precinct one jurisdiction, meeting [...]

Belizean Stabbed to Death in Chicago

There is a report from Chicago that a Belizean was fatally stabbed over the weekend. The thirty-five-year-old Jermaine Jones, who also goes by the name “Rasta Jayblood,” lived in south [...]

Search Continues for Accused P.G. Killer Simon Lino

Punta Gorda police are still looking for Simon Lino, accused of last Wednesday’s brutal stabbing murder of popular musician Lascelle Martinez. Lino is believed to have fled to neighboring Guatemala; [...]

Accused in Ranchito Kidnapping Out on Bail

Two of four men linked to an armed robbery and kidnapping in Ranchito, Corozal on May third, 2017 were today granted Supreme Court bail in the sum of ten thousand [...]

Love Triangle, Jealousy and Murder in P.G.

Police in Punta Gorda are looking for a man who stabbed popular musician Lascelle Martinez to death on Wednesday morning.  He has been identified as Simon Lino, who is on [...]

Accused Simon Lino May Have Fled to Guatemala

Alleged murderer Simon Lino is wanted by police for fatally stabbing Lascelle Martinez and seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend during a brutal attack on Wednesday in Punta Gorda.  Lino, it is [...]

Murder Victim Warned Over Relationship

While Inspector Zuniga stopped short of making any connections, Martinez’s roommate confirms that he was indeed in a love triangle where the young woman was involved with both Martinez and [...]

Minor Detained for Alleged Involvement in Armed Robbery

A twelve-year-old minor is in police custody tonight pending the outcome of a criminal investigation, following an armed robbery in Belize City on Wednesday.  According to twenty-one-year-old Enrique Patt, an [...]

Musician Lascelle Martinez Stabbed to Death in P.G.

Residents of Punta Gorda Town are tonight reeling from the senseless murder of one of their beloved musicians and former band mate of the famed Coolie Rebels.  Thirty-five-year-old Lascelle Martinez, [...]

Palacio Family Displaced by Arson of Home on East Canal

A fire which has now been determined to be a case of arson ripped through two buildings early on Tuesday night in the City. Five family members were displaced as [...]

Audubon Building Fire in Crooked Tree Now Confirmed to be Arson

It was widely suspected that the weekend fire at the Belize Audubon Society’s Education Center in Crooked Tree was arson.  A completed investigation by fire officials has now confirmed that [...]

Belize Bank Office at Matalon Building Shot At

The Matalon Building on Coney Drive was shot up Tuesday night. Police say as many as thirteen shots were fired and eleven of them met their target on the first [...]

Guatemalan ‘Good Samaritan’ Murdered on Coastal Road

A father of seven children was executed on Monday morning when he attempted to assist persons in a traffic accident.  The Good Samaritan was a Guatemalan national who lived with [...]

Attorney for Missing Teacher, Pamela Lino, Asks Public Help

High school teacher Pamela Lino remains missing and police are no closer to ascertaining whether the charred skeletal remains found inside her vehicle are those of the Belmopan resident.  That’s [...]

22 Gangsters Break Jail in Honduras

The public is being advised to be on the alert for twenty-two escapees from Honduras who are considered dangerous. The gang members escaped from one of the most crowded prisons [...]

Mother Turns On Daughter/Norman Rodriguez Accuser

Norman Rodriguez, the magistrate who was charged with rape on Wednesday, kept away from the courtroom today. The allegation against him is made by an ex-girlfriend who has given her [...]

Manslaughter Charge for Romario Pech, Accused of Killing Cousin

Nineteen-year-old Saul Pech was stabbed and killed on the balcony of his apartment in Chetumal around two a.m. Mexican time a week ago today. The man accused of his killing, [...]

Michael Bonilla’s Murder Case Still Open

Last Thursday, nineteen-year-old Michael Bonilla was cut down in a hail of bullets as he rode his bicycle along Elston Kerr Street.  The incident transpired behind Gwen Lizarraga High School [...]

Ludwin Lalin Death a Result of Gang Ties?

Eighteen-year-old Ludwin Lalin, a Guatemalan national, was shot and killed in a senseless act of gun violence on Monday night.  The fatal attack on the teenager happened on Curl Thompson [...]

ACP Williams Says G.S.U. Must Have Some Respect

The Gang Suppression Unit, despite a standing agreement among various Belize City groups to hold the peace, remains on a sustained campaign to crack down on these elements.  Those sting [...]

Murder on Southside Devastates Family of Teenager

An eighteen-year-old Belize City resident was shot and killed on Monday evening, shattering a period a relative calm in urban gun violence.  It is not known whether the murder of [...]