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More Details on San Pedro Traffic Scam; Several Persons Detained

Several former and current employees of the traffic department in San Pedro have been detained by the police as an investigation continues into a traffic sticker scam in the island [...]

What Happens to Those Caught in Scam?

So as you heard, there were also fake insurance documents being issued. Mayor Nunez says that the investigation continues to determine the extent of the scam as well as the [...]

Roaring Creek Family Claims Police Brutality

It is not known if Tuesday night’s shooting of Nelson Nunez Junior led to an early morning raid this morning in Roaring Creek Village, but tonight, a family is claiming [...]

Roaring Creek Chairman Weighs In on Violence in his Community

Roaring Creek Chairman Jervis Banner says he’s concerned about the recent spike in shootings in his village, so he called on the Commissioner of Police to visit the village. On [...]

Bullet grazes teenager in Roaring Creek

A teenager was injured in the third shooting that happened over three days in Roaring Creek Village. The victim, fortunately, survived the ordeal and is now recovering. Today, News Five [...]

Hugh Middleton charged for the murder of Clifford Hyde

Police have arrested and charged twenty-six-year-old Hugh Daniel Middleton of Roaring Creek Village for the murder of Clifford Hyde and the attempted murder of Anya Galvez on Saturday April 4.  [...]

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

On Friday police acting on a tip about drugs at a home of an expat on Placencia found small quantities of cocaine and weed. A.C.P. Joseph Myvett told the press [...]

Deadly Easter Sunday for Gracie Rock Family

It was an Easter Sunday filled not with joy but grief for the Staines in Gracie Rock Village.  News Five’s Paul Lopez reports on an unexpected and shocking loss of [...]

Police Recovered Knife From Gracie Rock Scene

This morning in Belmopan, Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero reported that police have recovered the weapon used in the Gracie Rock stabbing and confirmed that members of the Staine family and [...]

Clifford Hyde killed; daughter critical!

Another member of the Hyde clan was killed on Saturday and tonight a second family member remains hospitalized in an induced coma with a bullet lodged in her head. Over [...]

Shooting in Roaring Creek linked to Clifford Hyde’s murder?

And police say that a shooting that happened on Monday morning just after seven o’clock in Roaring Creek Village may be connected to the murder of Clifford Hyde. Reports are [...]

Mexican Pilot needs 7K for court fine!

On March ninth we told you about the small airplane that crash landed near Blue Creek in northern Belize. On board at the time of the landing, were two Mexicans; [...]

Duo Accused of Triple Murder to Stand Trial in Supreme Court

Two men will stand trial for triple murder in the June session of the Supreme Court following the completion of their Preliminary Inquiry today. The prosecution presented statements from more [...]

Two men charged for sexual assault of a child.

Two Belize City men were today formally arraigned before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford on charges of rape of a child and sexual assault upon a 12-year-old girl.  Police allege that [...]

Alleged Sea Pirate Escapes from Dangriga Police

Nineteen-year-old Fernando Avila is on the lam after escaping lawful custody on March thirty-first.  The Dangriga resident is one of six Belizeans who were caught by Honduran authorities in Puerto [...]

The Brothers Gamboa Assault Fellow Police Officer in Dangriga

A physical altercation between two officers at the Dangriga Police Station on Tuesday has led to charges being brought against siblings Akeem and Kenrick Gamboa.  It is reported that the [...]

“Blue” is Murdered Near Cumberbatch Field

Belize City police are investigating the murder of a young man who was shot and killed on Saturday evening.  It is the latest homicide in the Old Capital and investigators [...]

Woman Shot in Belize City

There was a shooting in Belize City on Saturday night, but the victim was probably not the target. Police say that a woman was in her yard on New Road [...]

Common-Law Wife Charged with Murder of Omar Kantun

Guatemalan Lesbia Alvarez has been charged for the stabbing death of her common-law husband Omar Kantun. As we reported last week, Kantun was killed inside his home last Friday in [...]

Shoot-Out in the West; Cop Injured During Crossfire!

There were two shooting incidents on Sunday night in Benque Viejo del Carmen. A man from that western town was shot after nine and when police responded to that crime, [...]

Silk Grass Man Stabbed to Death

Residents of Silk Grass Village woke up to the startling news of a murder this morning.  The grisly scene of a vicious stabbing was discovered by a neighbor who saw [...]

Alleged Sea Pirates to be Remanded to Central Prison?

Alleged Belizean sea pirates Jaime Nolberto Coote, Vincent Esron Martinez, Fernando Avila, Justin Floyd Palacio, Jeremy Waylon Leslie and a seventeen-year-old minor – all reportedly from southern Belize – will [...]

Belizean Pirates Nabbed in Honduras

On Tuesday, a group of sea pirates were detained in Puerto Cortez, Honduras. Believed to be the masterminds behind the attacks at sea in southern Belize, six Belizean men and [...]

Ryan Foster Claims He Wasn’t Escaping When Officer Shot Him

A man who was shot in the neck outside the Raccoon Street Police Station by a police officer while he tried to escape from their custody on Saturday has come [...]

Fate of World Cup Qualifier to be Decided by Match Commissioner

The first round of World Cup Qualifiers between Belize and Haiti is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at the Sylvio Cator Stadium in Port-au-Prince.  At news time this evening, an investigation [...]