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Human Remains Found; Are They of Oswald Arnold?

Human remains were found today and it is believed that the remains are that of twenty-year-old Oswald Arnold. Arnold, a Roaring Creek resident, went missing six months ago. He was [...]

Third Man Arraigned for Murder of PC Osbourne Martinez

As the family of Police Constable Osborne Martinez prepares to lay him to rest this Saturday, a third member of the PIV gang was arraigned for his murder. Tarique Myles [...]

Tracey Betancourt Charged for Murder of Lamont Lipka in San Pedro

A San Pedro woman is also spending her first night behind bars at the Central Prison in Hattieville. She was arraigned on Monday afternoon for the charges of murder and [...]

Clumsy Gunman Drops Weapon During Armed Robbery

Armed robberies remain unabated across the country, where thieves continue to prey on businesses, both big and small.  In Belmopan on Monday morning, forty-four-year-old Chinese businessman Hong Liang Li was [...]

No One to be Charged for Multi-Million Dollar Cocaine Bust

A mega drug cocaine drug bust last week involving a boat moored at the Princess Hotel, a single engine plane and two S.U.V.s won’t result in any drug charges. The [...]

5 Guatemalans Charged for Cache of Firearms; 2 Plead Guilty

Around ten a.m., five of the seven Guatemalans appeared before Magistrate Emmerson Banner for the cache of ammo found on them at a checkpoint in Hattieville and at a hotel [...]

7 Guatemalans Guilty of Illegal Entry; Removal Order Granted

This afternoon, the two remaining Guatemalan nationals were also hauled before the courts and charged along with the first group for having entered the country illegally. Jorge Martinez Pinto and [...]

San Ignacio Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Armed robbers also hit a business in the Cayo District.   Two Hispanic men, one armed with a handgun, held up the owner of Lily’s Store in San Ignacio Town at [...]

Tibruce Street Resident Charged for Armed Robbery of Freetown Drug Store

Ryan Cole from Tibruce Street, in the Saint Martin De Porres area has been arrested and charged for the armed robbery at Freetown Drug Store. He along with another suspect, [...]

Chester Threatens to Impose Another State of Emergency

With the alarming number of robberies across the south and north sides of Belize City, the police is threatening to reinstate a state of emergency. Numerous businesses have been hit [...]

Shots Fired During Convention

Shots were fired as the convention was being held on Sunday. In an effort to intervene in an altercation between two rival gangs, a police officer fired warning shots in [...]

Still Hospitalized, What’s the Future of Samuel August Senior?

Samuel August Senior, who is accused of killing his five-year-old son, Samir, and his mother-in-law, Louise Young, remains hospitalized under police guard at the K.H.M.H.  August Senior is accused of [...]

PC Osbourne Martinez Killed in the Line of Duty

Newsrooms across the city were spread thin since early this morning as a number of robberies, drug seizures, accidents and a murder unfolded. We start with the shooting death of [...]

Armed Robbers Target Hotel; Police Capture All and Shoot 1

The shootout on the Haulover Creek occurred just minutes before a press conference held by the top brass of the police department on a major drug bust. Our team was [...]

P.U.P. Leader Reacts to PC Martinez’s Death

The shocking police shootout with the robbers and subsequent death of PC Osbourne Martinez has gripped the nation.  A statement from the Ministry of National Security says that PC Martinez [...]

15 Bales of Cocaine Seized, 12 Guatemalans and 1 Belizean Busted

A sting operation led by the Belize Police Department, in collaboration with the Belize Coast Guard and the Belize Defense Force, has yielded another sizeable cocaine bust and a cache [...]

Low-flying Aircraft Circled But Never Landed on Coastal Road

Shortly after the detention of the duo, a team of officers, including police and Belize Defense Force personnel, staked out an area approximately ten miles into the Coastal Road.  There [...]

A Boston Whaler is also Intercepted in Anti-Drug Operation

The entire operation, a joint effort between police, B.D.F. and coast guard elements, consisted of maritime, terrestrial and aerial surveillance.  Shortly after the arrests and seizure, they then observed a [...]

So-called Vehicle Belonging to Senior Officer’s Wife is Fake News!

This morning, ComPol Whylie also debunked rumors that a vehicle reportedly belonging to the wife of a senior police officer was used in the trafficking of the narcotics.  While a [...]

Samuel August Sr. Goes on a Rampage; Escapes, Assaults Woman & Crashes into Backhoe

Samuel August Senior, the deranged man who killed his son and mother-in-law, escaped from the K.H.M.H. this morning where he was under police guard. The thirty-five-year-old was hospitalized after Wednesday’s [...]

What’s Samuel August’s Mental State?

The mental state of August Senior has come under question following the killing his five-year-old son, Samir August, and the child’s grandmother, fifty-three-year-old Louise Young. On the morning of October [...]

Belmopan Police Investigate Celso Carcamo’s Death

Police in Belmopan are investigating the mysterious death of twenty-three-year-old Celso Carcamo Junior who was found lifeless, hanging from rope outside his Belmopan residence on Thursday morning. The matter is [...]

Chinese Grocery Store in Los Lagos is Robbed

The most recent robbery involves a Chinese grocery store which was targeted by armed thieves near the Los Lagos community.  The incident happened around one-forty p.m.  Footage of the robbery [...]

Freetown Drug Store is Hit in Spate of Armed Robberies

There has been a wave of armed robberies across the north side of Belize City over the past few days, with business establishments including restaurants and grocery stores being hit [...]

Zeta is Robbed Too!!

The rash of armed robberies is not limited to Belize City.  On Thursday morning, just before two o’clock, a trio of men stormed the Zeta compound in Ladyville and accosted [...]