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2 Shooting Incidents in Jane Usher Area; 1 Injured

There were two separate shooting incidents in Belize City on Friday night. Teenager Alden Lara was on Levi Slusher Street in the Jane Usher Boulevard area when he was shot [...]

Police Officers in P.G. Reported for Extorting Teacher

It has been a less than stellar week for the Belize Police Department, as the men and women of law enforcement have been finding themselves on the wrong side of [...]

Dangriga Treasury Robbed for $1700

A daring robbery was reported at high noon in the Culture Capital, Dangriga, today. According to police, a single armed man walked into the Dangriga Sub-Treasury on Saint Vincent Street [...]

Wrong Place, Wrong Time for Christian Velasquez

There have been four murders in south side Belize City alone since the beginning of August, but unfortunately, no one has been charged for any of the crimes. The most [...]

“Weche” Eludes Belmopan Police 10 Days after Murder

Belmopan police continue looking for twenty-two-year-old Angel Antonio Orellano, also known as Weche, in connection with the July thirty-first murder of twenty year-old Samuel Mendez, a Salvapan resident and security [...]

Weed and Vest in Northside Searches; One Charged

Police were busy across the city on Thursday conducting searches within hotspots of the Old Capital. Now, it is a crime for anyone to be in possession of a bullet [...]

Quality Poultry Truck Targeted in Hattieville

There was the robbery of a Quality Poultry Products truck on Ysaguirre Boulevard, Hattieville. Around one p.m., thirty-six-year-old Otoniel Pech was along with Heraldo Chiac and Orlando Teul and when [...]

Thieves Took Mahogany Doors Off Hinges at Independence Park

An attempt to create employment in the style of B.T.L. and, less successfully, Memorial Park, in Belmopan threatened to backfire except for Police’s quick intervention. Thieves struck at Independence Park [...]

Police: We’re Not Giving Up Tire Fire Investigation

In the wake of the disappearance of Teakettle resident Mark Mendez, who was found murdered in June, residents of the village got frustrated with the police’s response and set tires [...]

The Bizarre ‘Shooting Incident’ at Agriculture Department

An apparent bullet hole was discovered on Thursday in the glass window at an office of the Agriculture Department in Belmopan. It shares space with the Ministry of Natural Resources [...]

Bus Drivers Head-To-Head and Caught on Camera Near Bus Terminal

Bus lines sparring over passengers? According to one video that has gone viral on Facebook that is what happened between two bus drivers from different companies. It appears that bystanders [...]

Mechanic Shot Dead in Ride-By for Fourth Murder in 8 Days in City

Gun violence is creeping back in the south side of the City where another senseless murder took place less than twenty-hours after the shooting death of Guatemalan national Ruben Esquivel [...]

2 Shot in Same Area Hours Later

Even as police continue to investigate the murder of Velasquez, this afternoon shots rang out in that same area of Antelope Street Extension. Information to News Five is that around [...]

Criminals are Eluding Reach of Police

The murder of Christian Velasquez is the third in four days on the south side of Belize City. The two others are Wednesday morning’s home invasion turn murder of Ruben [...]

Murder Accused Nevis Betancourth Charged; his Family Insists He was Defending Himself

As we told you on Wednesday night, Nevis Betancourth was charged with the murder of Jose Castellanos that happened at a restaurant in Santa Elena, Cayo on July twenty-eighth.  Bentancourth [...]

Police Removed Hospitalized Suspect from Private Hospital to Lay Charges

Dueck says that Betancourth still needs medical attention for the chop wound on his arm and remains in pain. But he says that Police didn’t allow him to receive that [...]

Murderous Pre-Dawn Home Invasion in Belize City

A national from Guatemala arrived in the country a few days ago to get away from personal problems. But instead his life was cut short in a deadly home invasion [...]

Nevis Betancourth Faces Murder Charges after Stand-Off

San Ignacio Police have arrested and charged Nevis Betancourth for the murder of Jose “El Chele” Castellanos.  Betancourth was hospitalized for several days following the deadly incident that happened at [...]

Michael Aspinall Shot on Sarstoon Street

Hours prior to the murder of Ruben Esquivel, shots rang out several blocks away on Sarstoon Street in the Old Capital. Just after midnight on Tuesday, thirty-four-year-old Michael Aspinal, a [...]

The Castro Brothers Sought for Beating on Ambergris Caye

We can finally confirm tonight that the San Pedro police are looking for Wasani and Jafari Castro, following the aggravated assault of twenty-one-year-old Kevin Brown at a resort on the [...]

Youths Hear Powerful Testimonies from Behind Prison Walls

The Belize Central Prison is bursting at its seams as the number of inmates stands at one thousand three hundred. Of that amount, four hundred and fifty-two are awaiting trial [...]

Mother and Son Returned to Canada after Hiding for 4 Years

A three-year custody battle between Canadian parents is winding down. Thirty-three-year-old Canadian national Robin Leanne Greenway Trockstad was arrested by authorities in Cayo District after the Canadian government issued a [...]

Shopkeeper Robbed in Lords’ Bank

A duo believed to have been involved in an armed robbery in the Lord’s Bank area, Ladyville were arraigned this afternoon in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court. A third man [...]

Constable and Civilians to be Charged for Illegal Firearm in Cayo

The proliferation of guns and ammunition across the western border near Benque Viejo del Carmen is a recurrent problem that is openly acknowledged by the Belize Police Department. But tonight, [...]

Firearm was Originally from Guatemala

The firearm, as we’ve mentioned, is a nine millimeter handgun from Guatemala with a matching serial number.  The fact that it was found in the possession of an officer, concealed [...]