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Businessman Omero Campos Remains Missing After Being Abducted from San Narciso on Sunday

The family of a San Narciso businessman is with bated breath tonight following his kidnapping on Sunday. Omero Campos left his family and home in the village heading to his [...]

Community and Police Team Up to Arrest Fleeing Robber after DK Holdup

DK Supermarket is located at the entrance of the City where road works are ongoing. That location is heavily trafficked by commuters on foot as well as by vehicles. All [...]

Stepfather Shamir Myvett is Charged for the Accidental Shooting Death of Daisy Acevedo

The family of six-year-old Daisy Acevedo is still reeling from her shooting death on Monday morning in San Pedro, reportedly at the hands of her two-year-old sister.  Despite the family’s [...]

Andrew Willoughby is Convicted of the Murder of 11-year-old Daniel Matura

The shooting death of an eleven-year old boy shocked his family and the community back in May 2012. Six years later, the court has found that Andrew Willoughby is guilty [...]

6-Year-Old Shot Death; Was the Shooting Self-Inflicted?

There is grim news from the island of San Pedro where residents are still recovering from a deadly fire last week.  A six-year old girl was killed at her house [...]

Jeweller Manuel Pacheco is Arraigned for Murder of his Neighbor

Fifty-six-year-old jeweller Manuel Pacheco, a resident of Cockburn Lane, Belize City, appeared in court today for arraignment. Pacheco, whose business is located on East Collet Canal near to Pound Yard [...]

Police Say Surveillance Evidence Secured Murder Charge

Police, however, contend that there is sufficient evidence to charge Pacheco, despite reports that he was defending himself and property following an altercation with Villanueva over a dog. At the [...]

San Narciso Businessman Kidnapped

Corozal police are investigating what appears to be a kidnapping in San Narciso Village.  Forty-three-year-old Homero Campos remains missing tonight, following an ominous phone call made to his family on [...]

PC Mitchell Cobb Found Dead Behind Corozal Police Station

By all accounts, the passing away of a police officer found unresponsive outside of the Corozal Police Station, appears to be of natural causes.  On Sunday night, while his colleagues [...]

Early Morning Tremor in Guatemala; Looters Hit Warehouse with Relief Donation

Guatemala was hit by a tremor early this morning, two weeks after the eruption of Volcan de Fuego. The epicentre of the quake was registered near the Pacific Coast less [...]

Man is Targeted by Gunman Following Altercation in Belmopan

Belmopan police are investigating a shooting incident over the weekend during which a vehicle was damaged after being struck by multiple bullets.  According to thirty-four-year-old James Wagner he was hanging [...]

Businessman Jose Villanueva is Executed by His Neighbor, Jeweler Manuel Pacheco

Just before news time on Thursday, shots rang out on East Collect Canal near the Pound Yard Bridge which resulted in the murder of a mechanic. Several shots were fired [...]

Foiled Robbery on King Street; 1 Man Detained

A police officer’s quick action foiled a robbery in progress in the downtown area today. The brazen robbery in progress happened shortly after ten this morning in front of a [...]

Armed Robbers Target Balloon Bar Pizzeria

On Wednesday night around eight-twenty, robbers struck the Balloon Bar Pizzeria on Marine Parade.  Police say they were called out to the establishment where they learnt that two armed robbers [...]

Thieves Identified in Creole Wagans Robbery

Creole Wagans located on ‘E’ Street was the target of robbers on Monday around two-thirty in the afternoon. The perpetrators only managed to take a small amount of cash and [...]

Are Robbers Abandoning Downtown and Targeting the North Side?

Are robbers abandoning downtown and targeting the north side? From all indications it appears so. After police implemented the “safe zone” on the Alberts following a string of daring armed [...]

Landy’s & Sons in Orange Walk is Targeted by Thieves

And from robberies in the city to a burglary in the north.  Today police said that Landy’s and Sons, a hardware store on the Belize-Corozal Road in Orange Walk Town [...]

Late Evening Murder in the City

Late this evening, there was a murder in the south side of the city. Police have not been able to confirm details, but we know that a man on Collet [...]

Bystander Injured During Shootout in Calcutta

Police say they were called out to the scene of a shooting around eight-forty-five on Wednesday night in Calcutta Village, Corozal. A man who was standing behind a supermarket fired [...]

Baby Dashawn Dwehene is Released from K.H.M.H. after Being Shot by His Father in Gales Point

Baby Dashawn Dwehene from Gales Point Manatee was discharged today from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he had been recovering from a gunshot wound to the back. Over the [...]

G.S.U. Detained Ryan Rhaburn by Tight Chokehold

Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Rhaburn was arrested and charged along with two others on October thirtieth, 2017, concerning the robbery of a pawnshop in Belmopan a few days earlier.  Rhaburn was arraigned [...]

Are Members of Elite Unit on “Payroll” of Local Pawn Shop?

Rhaburn’s mother, who also asked not to appear on camera, makes some very bold claims against members of the police department.  Likewise, Shari Lopez accuses the owners of the pawnshop [...]

Chester Says G.S.U. Tried to Reason with Rhaburn

Deputy Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, who has viewed amateur footage of the incident, tells an entirely different story of what transpired.  He goes as far as stating that the [...]

Death Visited Philmore King at Residence in Hattieville

A Hattieville man was executed at his house in the village over the weekend. Before eight o’clock on Saturday morning, twenty-six-year-old Philmore King was shot to the back of his [...]

Father Accidentally Turns Pellet Gun on Baby Son; Will Charges Be Filed?

A most troubling report came out of the quiet village of Gales Point Manatee this weekend when it was discovered that a newborn had been injured in the lower back [...]