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Is an Alleged Murderer Hiding in Belize?

This man is Lyle “Ty” Hoffman; could he be hiding in Belize? Hoffman is the alleged triggerman in a shooting incident in Arden Hills, Minnesota, U.S.A. on August eleventh. He [...]

Gang Leader Detained for Questioning in Lemonal Murder

Tonight, there is little to report in the cruel murder of a resident of Lemonal. The body of twenty-seven year old Denvo Banner was found buried in a shallow grave [...]

No Trace of Hattieville Chairman After 6 Weeks

  The family of Denvo Banner is grieving his loss, but their grief is somewhat tempered by the comfort of closure in the tragedy. The family of missing Hattieville Chairman [...]

Gungulung Resident Burns Down Aunt’s Home

Tonight, one man from the Gungulung area has confessed to starting the fire which completely gutted his aunt’s forty by thirty foot wooden home on Holy Emmanuel Street. The blaze [...]

Gunman Targets Two Men in the City

Urban violence continues to plague the Old Capital and tonight one of two persons injured in a late night shooting on Monday remains hospitalized. Around nine-twenty p.m., eighteen year old [...]

Accused Murderer Hit with More Charges in Court

Over the weekend, a teenager found himself in big trouble with the law after he was first arraigned in the Cayo District for a murder which occurred in San Ignacio [...]

City Resident Sentenced to Five Years

Late this evening, forty-three-year-old Luis Gordon, a resident of Amara Avenue who attacked and chopped his own sister in September of last year, was this evening sentenced to five years [...]

Brazen Heist at Heritage Bank Nets $40,000

And that was the good news, but now to crime…Last week, the A and R Enterprise Limited was robbed of almost thirteen thousand dollars in cash. And this morning, robbers [...]

Remains of Missing Man Discovered in Shallow Grave

The peace and quiet of a sunny afternoon in the small village of Lemonal was shattered by the gruesome discovery of a body in a shallow grave, just behind the [...]

Teenager Charged for Unitedville Murder

Last week, Cayo cops detained nineteen year old Unitedville resident Steven Gomez for his involvement in the murder of Victor Vargas, of that same village. Gomez was questioned, released, and [...]

Mini-man Shot on Vernon Street

A spray of gunfire on Friday night has left forty-year-old Ralph Martinez, known in the streets of Belize City as Mini-man, hospitalized for multiple injuries received during the shooting incident.  [...]

Another Government Hilux – Gone Without a Trace!

It made the news in mid-July when the European Union gifted the Ministry of Health with eleven brand new, late-model Toyota Hilux pickups. The vehicles were to be immediately deployed [...]

Orange Walk Resident Robbed at Gunpoint

There was an armed robbery in Orange Walk Town on Thursday afternoon.  According to Vicente Bol, a customer service representative of Carmelita Village, shortly after one o’clock, while outside of [...]

Douglas Hyde Named PR Coordinator for Eastern Division

The Eastern Division of the Belize Police Department has a new Public Relations Unit. That unit will be staffed by current Police Press Officer Raphael Martinez, newly appointed Public Relations [...]

Angel Dorado Arraigned for Gang Membership

Today, thirty-four-year-old Angel Dorado and nineteen-year-old Shaquille Baeza appeared in the courtroom of Magistrate Herbert Panton. The men, residents of the Mile Eight community, were charged separately for gang offences. [...]

Major Drug Bust in Sugar City yields U.S. $2 Million in Crystal Meth

There was a major drug bust in Orange Walk on Wednesday night. Police are reporting that while on an anti-drug operation in the town, the unit intercepted a black Toyota [...]

Armed Robbery at A&R, Thieves Lock Up Employees Inside Office

A duo of armed thieves has made off with a little over thirteen thousand dollars in cash and personal items, following a late-evening heist at A&R Enterprise Limited on Wednesday.  [...]

Guatemalan Bandidos Hit Couple at El Pilar

Meanwhile, in the El Pilar area of San Ignacio Town a few hours earlier, a group of five bandits, believed to be Guatemalan nationals, robbed a couple of cash and [...]

Hunting Expedition In Orange Walk District Ends in Fatality

Orange Walk police are also reporting the death of a sixty-five-year-old man. Tagged as an accidental shooting, Inspector Selvyn Tillett says that police visited an area two miles southwest on [...]

Still No Arrests in the Murder of Josephine Augustine

While the community cries out for justice, the Police are doing their best to deliver it. On Wednesday morning, Belmopan Police captured four men whom they believed were definite persons [...]

Dozens of Hopkins Residents Take to the Streets to Protest Augustine’s Murder

On Monday, teacher Josephine Augustine was brutally murdered in her home in the quiet community of Hopkins. She was beaten and stabbed to death. Her husband Dudley Augustine, a retired [...]

Charges on the Way for Former Health Administrator Nasley Somerville

The Southern Regional Hospital and Dangriga Polyclinic are being run by middle managers after two administrators have been accused of misappropriation of funds under their control. Today, News Five was [...]

The Fate of Career Police Officer Miguel Segura As Deputy ComPol Uncertain

In the aftermath of Saturday’s fatal road traffic accident involving Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, there has been uproar, particularly by residents of Succotz Village who are either family [...]

4 Men Detained In Hopkins Home Invasion Turned Murder

News Five has confirmed that four men, believed to be involved in a Monday evening home invasion in Hopkins, have been captured in Belmopan. The four men were taken in [...]

Unitedville Murder Suspect Steven Gomez Captured in Belmopan

Early Saturday morning, at around three am, Unitedville resident Victor Vargas was stabbed to the neck and bled to death shortly after. Since then Police have been looking for a [...]