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1 Charged in Sand Hill Stabbing

Jude Joseph Moody of Sand Hill Village was arraigned for attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford following a chopping incident [...]

In Belmopan, Stolen Chain Leads to Fatal Stabbing

A Roaring Creek resident is tonight in police custody, following an early morning murder in Belmopan. Reports are that as police were closing up shop at La Cabana Night Club, [...]

SUV Burns on North Creek

Sometime after midnight on Thursday, an SUV belonging to Melanie Staine was observed on fire on North Creek in Belize City. The Fire Department was called out to extinguish the [...]

CitCo H.R. Director’s Vehicle Firebombed; She Says Arson is Linked to Tuesday Terminations

This week’s firings at City Hall have ignited a political firestorm that has morphed into a potentially dangerous situation.  A vehicle belonging to a high ranking official at City Hall [...]

Months after Alaine Garcia Disappearance, a Murder Charge Laid Against Hattieville Resident

There has been a major development in a missing person case dating back to February of this year, when thirty-five-year-old Alaine Garcia was reported missing. The Hattieville resident was last [...]

Big Drug Bust in West; Weed Abandoned by Fleeing Traffickers

On the heels of the confiscation of some thirty pounds of marijuana in the San Antonio Village, the police department is reporting yet another huge drug bust in the west. [...]

Security Guard Shot in Home Invasion

A fifty-year-old security guard is tonight recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a frightening home invasion in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City. Around one o’clock [...]

Gunmen Sought Revenge for Tyrone Stevens at Eric Mendez’s Home

Two persons are tonight in police custody pending further investigation into a shooting in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City. Police say that on Monday night, at least [...]

2 Held for Post-Accident Beating; Third Person Sought

Police were also quizzed today about an incident that occurred on April twenty-seventh in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk in which Demetrio Pott and his brother were beaten badly following [...]

Police to Revise Patrols Following Shootings in Port

Following the recent shootings and murders in south side of Belize City, the police has amped up its patrols and presence in Port Loyola, specifically in the Jane Usher Boulevard [...]

F.C.D. Sounds Alarm on New Border Activity in Chiquibul

The result of the recent referendum on taking the unfounded Guatemalan claim on Belize to the International Court of Justice in Guatemala has led to a renewed assault on Belizean [...]

Evangelical Churches Join Police Meet and Greet

Cops and Churches are working together to curb crime. Today, in the weekly meet and greet sessions, police officers were accompanied by three pastors of the Evangelical Churches. We caught [...]

Official Conflict Resolution Office Formed by Police

Conflict resolution is high on the police department’s agenda when dealing with rival gangs in Belize City.  For the most part, the crime and violence that continue to plague the [...]

Honduras Stops Ship with Cocaine Cargo Headed to Belize

We have been reporting on the frequency of suspected drug planes – at least seven since November 2017 – landing in northern and central Belize. The abandoned planes are usually [...]

5 Belizeans Held for Not Declaring Money Allegedly Tainted by Drugs

There’s another bust that has given Belize a black eye in the international press. A judge in El Salvador has ordered further detention for seven persons, including five Belizeans, who [...]

Dean Galvez to Court for Murder of Roni Casasola

A Saint Matthew’s villager was escorted by police to a courtroom in Belmopan this morning and arraigned for murder. Twenty-one-year-old Dean Galvez was well-known to murder victim, Roni Casasola who [...]

Mom Mourns Only Son Habib Hajjara, Lost to Gun Violence

Thirty-six-year-old Habib Hajjara was ruthlessly done away with inside his taxicab on Sunday morning when someone shot him at point-blank multiple times while driving his vehicle along Mahogany Street.  The [...]

3 Weekend Murders: Daniel Guardado Executed on Partridge

In Belize City, the murder count went up by two over the weekend and now stands at more than thirty. According to police an alarming sixty-six homicides have been recorded [...]

Taxi Driver is Murdered in the City

The second murder victim in the city is a taxi driver who was murdered at the corner of Mahogany Street and Western Avenue not far from where mechanic, Daniel Guardado, [...]

In St. Matthew’s, Cayo, Determined Killer Pursued Roni Casasola

In the wee hours of Sunday, the third murder in a period of twenty-four hours was recorded, this time in Saint Matthews Village in the Cayo District. Nineteen-year-old Roni Casasola [...]

Family Speaks Out on Death of Jason Sutherland

The family of Jason Sutherland is still coming to terms with his murder which occurred last week Thursday. A gunman discharged as many as nine shots killing the twenty-nine-year-old Belize [...]

Tyrone Stevens, Another Gun Victim

A man was shot on the corner of Central American and Jane Usher Boulevards on Sunday morning around eight-thirty. Thirty-eight-year-old security guard Tyrone Stevens was outside a nearby grocery store [...]

Police Say Gang Rivalry Shifted from Lake to Port

The question everybody is asking now is, what’s driving all these violent crimes, and what can police in Belize City do to contain it? A few weeks ago, the headlines [...]

Dangriga Protests Crime Spike; Police Offer Assurances

This coming Thursday, there will be a peaceful demonstration in the evening in Dangriga. There were two murders and a shooting incident in a week’s span, sparking action from concerned [...]

Minor Suspected in Bus Theft from Charter Service

Late on Thursday evening into Friday morning, robbers stole two buses from Romero’s Charter Service in Forest Home village, Toledo District. The thieves took a forty-eight seater and a fifty-two [...]