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A Pastor is Butchered and Decapitated on a Sprawling Ranch

At news time, police are transporting from Belmopan to Belize City, the prime suspect and four other men to be arraigned for the chilling murder of a pastor. The group [...]

William Mason Financed Belmopan Bandits

William Mason is being charged along with Terence Fernandez, Keron Fernandez, Ernest Castillo and Ashton Vanegas. Mason is being represented by attorney Herbert Panton of Lindo’s Law Firm. The brutal [...]

Is Alleged Murderer Linked to Senior Politicos?

Just in case you underestimate Mason’s connections, we can tell you tonight that the case is being handled under extremely tight security protocols – including heavy armed guard at the [...]

Mason Will Likely Face Additional Kidnapping Charges

Tonight there is a very strong suggestion that the murder of Lucas may not be the only crime hanging over Mason’s head. In fact, the reason for the preliminary detention [...]

How Did Mason Get Belizean Nationality?

William Mason is allegedly a dual national with ties to Canada and Guyana – but when Police seized his documents they found out that he seems to be a tri-national [...]

Minor Killed By Crocodile in May Pen

The Moody family in May Pen, Belize District is tonight grieving the sudden death of eight year old Adrianna Moody, whose body was retrieved this morning from the Belize River [...]

Jaguars Threaten Livestock in Small Community

But aside from crocodiles in the May Pen Village, there is also another threat to residents since wild cats have been spotted coming frighteningly close to the village. According to [...]

Investigation into Chiquibul Death Finally Gets Underway

There have not been official details on the investigation into the death of Guatemalan minor Julio René Alvarado Ruano, which occurred on April twentieth, 2016 in the Chiquibul. Today the [...]

William Mason, AKA Ted Ouelette, is Trooped to Court

In the latest development on the murder of Pastor Lucas, late this evening, five men, including purported criminal mastermind William Mason, were trouped to the Magistrate’s Court in Belize City [...]

Arraignment of Alleged Murderers is Delayed to Tuesday

Outside the courtroom building this evening, a detail of heavily armed law enforcement personnel stood guard over the vehicle transporting the alleged murderers.  Moments later, Panton informed the media that [...]

The GSU is Back to Address Escalating Gang Tension

The Lucas murder is certainly center stage, even if Belize does see more than its share of violent crime. In fact the press conference hosted by the Ministry of National [...]

Saldivar Says Police Abuse Will Not Be Tolerated

But while the GSU has the blessings of the government, it’s not exactly carte blanche. The unit has taken a bad rap, perhaps very deserved, for its militant stance when [...]

BPD Will Also Crack Down on Quality of Life Crimes

With the appointment of an action task force, enhanced community policing and the GSU, the Ministry of National Security is pulling out all the stops. There’s one new move which [...]

Ladyville Police Say Burglary Tied to Domestic Situation

Last week, we reported on a woman detained under curious circumstances at the Ladyville Police station.  Ana Villacorte, a victim of an alleged burglary, told News Five that she was [...]

Career Criminal Charged for Banner Murder

He recently was released from prison after five years on remand for a murder charge, but tonight, Ronlee Petillo is back behind bars after he was formally charged for the [...]

Cop Charged for Attempted Murder

Earlier today, a police officer and another man were placed on remand at the Belize Central Prison for last Thursday’s attempted murder of twenty-nine-year old Nigel Castillo who was shot once [...]

Football, Basketball and Softball in Weekend Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   We begin with Belize District Football t the MCC Grounds where the mad dash to make the championship match [...]