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Several Persons Detained for Questioning in Murder of Shakeem Humes Sr.

On the night of August fifth, Shakeem Humes Senior was executed outside of his house in the Westlake area of the Eight Miles Community on the George Price Highway. The [...]

The Attributing Factors to Decreasing Crime Stats

On Thursday, the Police Department, in its bi-annual COMSTAT meeting held in Belmopan reviewed the crime statistics for the first half of 2020. As we reported, major crimes decreased by [...]

Shakeem Humes Executed Outside his Home at the 8 Miles Community

A gang related murder occurred on Wednesday night. Skakeem Humes Senior was shot multiple times and died at the K.H.M.H. undergoing treatment.  The police say that three men drove up [...]

Brothers Charged in Connection with Fatal Shooting in the West!

Police have arrested and charged two brothers in connection with the double murder that happened on Sunday, July nineteenth in San Ignacio. Thirty-one-year-old Minor Galindo and thirty-four-year-old David Galindo of [...]

Immigration Employees Busted with Weed

Three employees of the Immigration Department have been detained by police in connection with drug trafficking but the men will not be formally charged until two weeks’ time. Police say [...]

Officer Scalded by Resident

A frontline worker was attacked by a resident who refused to wear a mask. This morning, Inspector Keith Clarke was scalded with boiling water near the Pound Yard Bridge when [...]

Major Crimes are Down for the First Half of 2020!

While crime is abundant, tonight police are reporting good crime stats for the first half of this year.  Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that major crimes are down, with [...]

Family of Keona Ara Fears that They Won’t Get Justice for Her Murder

The family of murder victim Keona Ara is crying out for justice tonight. The eighteen-year-old was killed in a most savage way and her body set on fire and later [...]

Grenade Launcher Found in Corozal

In the north, a forty-millimetre grenade launcher was discovered in Corozal. On Saturday afternoon, officers searched an overgrown property in the Dominguez Layout area and discovered the suspected military issued [...]

Taxi Man Shot, Thrown from Cab

A taxi operator remains in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot to the head by his fare here in the City. On Sunday, [...]

U.S. Retiree Injured in Home Invasion in San Pedro

A U.S. retiree was injured in a home invasion in San Pedro over the weekend. Reports are that seventy-five-year-old John Wallace was at home in the San Pablo area on [...]

Shedrack White Charged for the Murder of William Rubio

He was detained by police minutes after he inflicted a fatal stab wound to William Rubio near the Pound Yard Bridge on the night of July twenty-ninth. Over the weekend, [...]

Robbery on Bullet Tree Road; Police Search for 2 Men

A pair of thieves, believed to be responsible for a series of robberies in the west, hit a supermarket once again on Friday night. Around seven-thirty as patrons went about [...]

Construction Worker Stabbed to Death in Belize City

There was a murder in the city on Wednesday night.  A man from Saint Matthews Village was murdered in around seven o’clock.  A single stab ended the life of William [...]

Hundreds Attend Vigil for ‘Breda O’ in Ladyville

The Ladyville community continues to reel over the murder of businessman Orin Velasquez. His life was taken for about two hundred dollars by robbers who shot and killed him inside [...]

A Citizen’s Arrest in Orange Walk

Residents of Orange Walk acted swiftly today to make a citizen’s arrest.  They held down a Ladyville resident and promptly handed him over to the police.   The reports are that [...]

Ladyville Businessman Shot Dead During Robbery

A well-known businessman from Ladyville was brutally shot and killed on Monday night in a robbery that turned deadly.  It is second murder in that community in the past nine [...]

Thieves Net $30K during Early Morning Heist

Not far from Ladyville where Orin Velasquez was murdered, in Lord’s Bank, brazen robbers also broke into a house.  The early morning heist netted thieves a reported thirty thousand dollars, [...]

Jair Tamay is Executed at Ricalde Stadium in Corozal

There was an execution over the weekend up north where twenty-three-year-old Jair Tamay was fatally shot multiple times; his body was discovered at the Ricalde Stadium around six-thrifty on Saturday [...]

Official Report on Murder of Raymond “Snow” Jenkins

Three days before the execution of Tamay, there was another murder recorded in the Corozal District.  On July twenty-second, Raymond “Snow” Jenkins was shot dead inside his car in Carolina [...]

An Increasing Number of Gun Violence in Corozal

Since the murder of Jenkins, there have been two other shootings incidents in that northern district – one which occurred on Saturday night that left one person injured and then [...]

A Couple is Attacked During Armed Robbery in St. Matthew’s Village

Police were also called to Saint Mathews Village on the George Price Highway. Four armed men targeted Jacklyn’s Store in the village and stabbed its owner, Lionel Tobar and injured [...]

Is Domestic Dispute Behind PG Home Invasion?

A domestic dispute between a Punta Gorda resident and her spouse may have been the reason behind an aggravated burglary inside a hotel room over the weekend.  Police in that [...]

Shots Fired Near Illegal Border Crossing

Things got heated over the weekend along the Rio Hondo River. News Five confirmed that members of the Mobile Interdiction Team were shot at on Saturday evening. No injuries were [...]

A Suspected Arsonist is Charged for Lighting Tires Outside of Belize Bank

Suspected arsonist Kareem Arnold has been arrested and charged for setting fire to several used car tires on the Belize Bank property in downtown Belize City.  The incident happened on [...]