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Zitro in Orange Walk Robbed

Police in Orange Walk are investigating an armed robbery. Thirty-two-year-old Lizeny Marchand told police that at around two-thirty this afternoon, a man entered Zitro Western Union and he was followed [...]

Who Killed Troy Polonio Jr. and Why?

Twenty-year-old Troy Polonio was shot and killed while holding his infant son at his mother-in-law’s residence on Raccoon Street on Monday night.  He was shot twice by an assailant who [...]

Residents Fighting Crime in San Lazaro

The murder of San Lazaro, Orange Walk, resident Basis Hazid Diaz over the weekend is the most recent and most violent crime that has happened within that community in just [...]

Crime Up in Cow Pen; Village Needs More Street Lights

In the south, retired rural development officer Santiago Pop was also murdered over the weekend. The fifty-eight-year-old was chopped to death inside his house sometime between Friday and early Saturday [...]

Troy Polonio is Gunned Down on Raccoon Street

Three persons were brutally murdered over the extended weekend. We start with the deadly and brazen shooting of Troy Polonio Junior on Monday night. Polonio Junior was on Raccoon Street [...]

San Lazaro Villager Slain and Found Hours Later in Shallow Grave

In San Lazaro, Orange Walk, a search party followed a blood trail and made a gruesome discovery in a shallow grave off a sugar road on Sunday morning. They found [...]

Police Seek Two in Murder of Hazid Diaz

This afternoon, Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero spoke briefly on the discovery as well as the ongoing criminal investigation into Hazid Diaz’s murder.   Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National [...]

Retired Public Officer Chopped to Death in Cow Pen

A retired public officer was brutally killed inside his house sometime over the weekend. The neighbours suspect that he was murdered sometime between the hours of Friday night and early [...]

Thieves Break Into Lynn Young’s Home

The Lake Gardens residence of BECOL C.E.O. Lynn Young was broken into over the weekend.  The thieves, who were captured on surveillance camera as they entered the property, made off [...]

Thieves Burgle Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary

Thieves broke into Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School over the weekend and made off with seven thousand dollars in cash and other items from the principal’s office.  According to Vice [...]

Female Patron Catches a Beat Down at Dream Like City

Over the weekend in Belize City, a female patron was viciously assaulted outside of a nightclub near mile two on the Phillip Goldson Highway.  The incident, which was caught on [...]

A Wanted Poster is Issued for a Guatemalan National for a Murder in Succotz

The Belize Police Department has issued a wanted poster for Guatemalan national Cesar Agusto Lopez Mendoza. Mendoza is wanted for the murder of fifty-six-year-old Juan De Cruz Carrias, whose mutilated [...]

Melvin Budna Arrested for Murder 2 Years Later

Twenty-nine-year-old Melvin Ray Charles Budna has been arrested and charged for the murder of Alvaro Aldana two years after he was shot and killed behind PK Store in San Ignacio.  [...]

Juan de la Cruz Carrias is Murdered in Succotz

A shocking discovery was made this morning just after eight o’clock in the village of Succotz located near Benque Viejo de Carmen. The lifeless body of a fifty-six-year-old man was [...]

Businessman is Conned out of $72K by his Salesman

A salesman from Cayo is in big trouble with the law tonight. That is because his boss, also from Cayo, is reporting that he stole more than seventy thousand dollars [...]

Kenrick Reneau is Shot; Police Say Burglary Tools Found Inside Suspicious Vehicle

Just after five this morning a police patrol pursued a vehicle carrying a known criminal figure. That patrol chased the vehicle until it came to a stop when it crashed [...]

Russel Reyes Recovering from Gunshot

Police say that a man who was shot on Tuesday night around ten-thirty in Belize City is recovering in the hospital. According to Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero, no one has [...]

Dell Laptops are Stolen from Ladyville Technical High School

Over the weekend, the business centre at Ladyville Technical High School was burglarized and a number of laptops donated by Digi were stolen.  The Belize Police Department is asking the [...]

Jamal Elijio’s Killers Remain at Large

Police are tonight still investigating a shooting in Belize City last Thursday during which three men were injured, one of whom passed away on Sunday at the K.H.M.H.   It is [...]

Jamal Elijio Succumbs to Injury from Drive-by Shooting

Three days after he was shot on the back, Jamal Elijio died while receiving treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Elijio was standing along with his cousin Justin Richards [...]

A Watchman is Shot Inside Security Booth at Excelsior High School

Within days of taking up a job as a security officer, Rodman Welch was shot. The stevedore was eating while on duty at Excelsior High School when he came under [...]

Police Investigating Sexual Crimes on Female Minors in the West and North

There were two cases of unlawful sexual intercourse reported in the Cayo and Corozal Districts. In the west, an alarming report has been made by a young girl. Police visited [...]

A Woman is Raped in the West; Alleged Rapist is Charged

Police are investigating another sexual crime against a female. Also in the Cayo District, a twenty-four-year-old woman reported to police that just after midnight on October fifth she was in [...]

A Near-Fatal Chopping in Trio Village, Toledo

A resident of Trio Village in Toledo District is hospitalized in a critical condition following a chopping incident on Sunday night in the village. Forty-two-year-old Alejandro Xol was struck to [...]

Lavender Street Fisherman Charged for Attempted Murder of Eugene Tillett

One man has been charged for last Wednesday’s attempt on the life of forty-two-year-old Eugene Tillett.  The Belize City resident was shot on Ebony Street as he made his way [...]