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Accused Murderer of Felix Ayuso Nabbed in Mexico

He has been on the run for more than six months, but tonight wanted man Vildo Westby is in police custody. Westby was the prime suspect in the murder of [...]

Relative of Russell Hyde Jr. Sought in Shooting

Twenty-four-year-old Russell Hyde Junior remains hospitalized after being shot multiple times during an attack on Sunday night.  Police believe that the young businessman, who bears his infamous father’s namesake, was [...]

PSB & CIB Lead Edwin Hernandez Death Investigation

Edwin Antonio Baires Hernandez was shot by police on Sunday afternoon in Teakettle Village, during a pursuit of the alleged robber.  The twenty-year-old Salvadoran national was injured in the right [...]

Police Await Randy Chambers Statement in Brutality Investigation

Will the trio of officers that brutally assaulted twenty-year-old Randy Chambers on Monday be disciplined internally for physically abusing the young man while in the process of surrendering himself?  The [...]

Trio Charged for Unlawful Public Assembly in Teakettle

Three residents from the Arizona area in Teakettle have been charged for illegal assembly at the Belmopan Police Station. Twenty-three-year-old Mervin Correa, twenty-two-year-old Guadalupe Guerra and fifty-five-year-old Plines Gutierrez were [...]

Villagers Fired Up in Teakettle over Police Misconduct

A nineteen-year-old resident in the village of Teakettle was shot and killed by the police who claim it was not intentional. But villagers are not persuaded that the shooting of [...]

Police at it Again in Belize City; Randy Chambers Targeted

There is another case involving violent police behavior this time in the Belize City. Three officers were captured on surveillance camera stomping on a young man even as he turns [...]

Prisoner Alleges Rape; Family Appeals to Prison C.E.O.

A twenty-year-old inmate was buggered on two separate occasions by another prisoner at the Belize Central Prison in November. According to police, a prisoner reported on the twenty-ninth of November [...]

Like Parents, Like Son: Russell Hyde Jr., Shot in San Ignacio

It’s been over two years since the infamous Russel Hyde Senior was taken down by gunmen at his Roaring Creek home in August 2015; his wife, Rosalie Galvez, was murdered [...]

Grandmother Denies Younger Hyde a Target

But was the shooting an attempt to take out Hyde Junior?  And if so, who ordered the unsuccessful hit? Police have several persons detained for questioning, but no one has [...]

What Happened to Cayo’s Victor Spain?

The west turned out to be the most violent area over the weekend. On Sunday afternoon, police were called out to a house in San Ignacio town where the decomposing [...]

Is Teakettle “Jose” a Robber or a Victim?

One man is dead following a shooting at the hands of the police. The victim is unidentified and had moved to the village of Teakettle about four months ago. But [...]

Person of Interest Being Sought in U.S. for Corozal Double Murder

According to People Magazine, U.S. police authorities have identified a possible person of interest in the United States as part of their investigation into the unsolved double slayings of American Drew DeVoursney [...]

Police Roughed Up Cayo Trio, Including B.D.F. Soldier, at Blue Angels

Allegations of police brutality popped up again over the weekend in the west, but tonight, the injured men have been charged and arraigned for wounding and aggravated assault.  Jeremy Gentle, [...]

Mom Says Police Acted Unprofessionally

Following their arraignment, the trio was given bail of two thousand dollars plus surety of the same amount. Jeremy’s mother, Winnel Harris, says that she was back and forth with [...]

Two charged in beheading murder of Hilton Wade

A duo suspected of having participated in the gruesome decapitation of fifty-six-year-old Hilton Wade, in Cotton Tree Village on Wednesday, has been charged with murder.  Wade’s alleged killers are also [...]

Taximan convicted of molesting minor in vehicle

After almost a week in trial, Belize City taxi-man, Nestor Gallindo, a Salvadoran national, was found guilty today of committing an aggravated assault upon a fifteen year-old minor on January [...]

G.S.U. nails two-time deportee for not reporting

Belizean Akeem Garnett, a deportee and resident of Amara Avenue, Belize City was today in court to answer to a single charge of failure to comply with the requirements for [...]

Questions in Beheading of Cotton Tree Man

The lopped-off head of fifty-six-year-old Hilton Wade was discovered on a bench under a makeshift bus shed in Cotton Tree Village on Wednesday morning.  His mutilated body was found approximately [...]

Murder in Cotton Tree: Man is Beheaded

Beheadings are rare in Belize, but early this morning a gruesome discovery was made near the Harmony community on the George Price Highway. The head of a man was found [...]

Women robbed and assaulted on camera on King Street

Murders may have blessedly slowed to a trickle, but that doesn’t mean crime has abated in the Old Capital. Two robbers took advantage of an opportunity on Monday night, but [...]

Corozal North rep hails Police, Customs assault on Estero

There has been a noticeable increase in the number of contraband seizures reported in the Corozal District within the past few weeks.  That’s because customs and police have been working [...]

Who’s stealing from Cayo Magistrate’s Court

There is a report tonight coming out of the Cayo District that a significant sum of money is allegedly missing from the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court.  Those monies, according to [...]

Supreme Court turns down appeal in evidence tampering case

For more than six months, the former Ballistic Examiner, Orlando Vera has been behind bars following a conviction for perverting the course of justice in the Michael Moderi gun related [...]

Former student to learn fate in attempted murder case next week

At the age of fifteen years, Inmas Espinal, then a second form student at Canaan High School, was arrested charged and remanded to prison for the March fifteenth, 2012 attempted [...]