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The Fate of Career Police Officer Miguel Segura As Deputy ComPol Uncertain

In the aftermath of Saturday’s fatal road traffic accident involving Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, there has been uproar, particularly by residents of Succotz Village who are either family [...]

4 Men Detained In Hopkins Home Invasion Turned Murder

News Five has confirmed that four men, believed to be involved in a Monday evening home invasion in Hopkins, have been captured in Belmopan. The four men were taken in [...]

Unitedville Murder Suspect Steven Gomez Captured in Belmopan

Early Saturday morning, at around three am, Unitedville resident Victor Vargas was stabbed to the neck and bled to death shortly after. Since then Police have been looking for a [...]

Unitedville Land Dispute Remains Unresolved Several Months Later

There was a land dispute in the western community of Unitedville in March. In a nutshell, the Ministry of Natural Resources issued title to Bernadette Fischer for five acres of [...]

Confusion about Eviction Notice in Unitedville

That seems pretty clear enough, but now we’re confused. Somebody seems to be misinformed in this land equation. On Monday, News Five was in Unitedville and we were given this [...]

Nasley Sommerville appears before Public Services Commission

Former administrator of the Southern Regional Hospital Nasley Sommerville appeared before the Public Services Commission, finally, on August fourteenth, one week ago. Officials from the Ministry of Health have refused [...]

Midway Residents Meet with DAVCO to Discuss Oil Exploration in Toledo

On Tuesday evening, residents of Midway, one of six buffer communities bordering the Sarstoon Temash National Park, met with representatives of the District Association of Village Councils to discuss oil [...]

Deputy ComPol arraigned for the manslaughter of Yolanda Valencia

In Succotz this morning, heated protestors set fire to used rubber tires along the George Price Highway.  The blockade was the result of residents demanding justice in the case of [...]

Retired educator butchered during grisly home invasion in Hopkins

Hopkins Village in southern Belize is a peaceful, picturesque seafront community, a thriving but laidback tourism destination. But the community has been devastated by a seemingly senseless and brutal home [...]

COLA appeals Penner case

The private prosecution of Elvin Penner, brought by COLA representatives Geovannie Brackett and Nedal McLaren, was thrown out at the Magistrate’s Court level on July twenty-fourth. Penner walked out of [...]

Immigration Minister returns from Taiwan; still no Won Hong Kim passport

The best case scenario for the claimants would result in the summoning of Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie, along with his file containing all evidence gathered from the alleged investigation [...]

Arthur Saldivar; another black eye

Well-known attorney and political aspirant Arthur Saldivar appears to be a magnet for publicity, all of it negative, lately. Tonight, he is in trouble with the law in Placencia, and [...]

Corozal Father accused of indecent assault on his daughter

It never gets any easier to report on stories involving sexual assault, and it is particularly disturbing when minors are involved. Tonight there are two such incidents, both in the [...]

Do you think that the police can properly investigate officers at the senior level?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think that the police can properly investigate officers at the senior level? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

Breaking News: Murder in Hopkins

News Five has managed to confirm that there was a murder moments ago in Hopkins. Details are sketchy at this point because officers have been dispatched to the scene, but [...]

Fatal Traffic Accident on Benque Road lands Deputy ComPol in hot seat

Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura has been placed on interdiction for his involvement in a fatal road traffic accident which occurred early Saturday morning. Police were called to mile [...]

National Security Ministry calls Press Briefing in the Aftermath of the Weekend Tragedy

There is a great deal of outrage tonight surrounding a fatal traffic accident near Succotz early Saturday morning. It involved a vehicle driven by Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, [...]

Video of Accident Scene Goes Viral on Social Media

And on the heels of outrage at that video, there are allegations that Segura received special attention on the scene. Eyewitnesses told News Five today that Segura was taken from [...]

Devon Bailey Arraigned for Friday Night Shooting

Two men were shot at over the weekend and tonight one of the alleged shooters is behind bars on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was denied bail [...]

Unitedville Man is Stabbed and Killed…

Cayo Police are tonight on a manhunt for the killer of a resident of Unitedville who was fatally stabbed early Saturday morning. It happened at around three a.m. at the [...]

…Woman Believes Her Son is Wanted for the Murder

Police have not officially released the name of the man wanted for Vargas’ murder, but one woman from Unitedville is convinced that her nineteen year old son is the suspect. [...]

Multiple Injuries as Bus and Pickup Collide

There was a serious accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway this morning. It happened between miles six and seven, where a loaded Ramos Shuttle Bus heading from Lord’s Bank to [...]

One Man Dies in Fatal Road Traffic Accident at Mile Two

The accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway happened at exactly eleven o’clock, and just a half an hour after that there was another accident on the George Price Highway. It [...]

Police Investigate Murder of Oscar Rubio

Police are currently investigating a murder in Belize City – that of thirty-eight-year-old Oscar Richard Rubio. The investigation started on Thursday, when law enforcement officers were informed of a death [...]

US Ambassador Carlos Moreno Defends US Judicial System…

Since absconding to Belize in October 2013, many questions have been raised concerning the fugitive status of Dr. Errol Elrington, sibling of Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington.  In the [...]