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Deadly Shooting on Corner of Arlington Drive and Mckenzie Lane, Belize City

There was a murder on Thursday night in Belize City. Twenty-seven-year-old Kevin Gillett and forty-two-year-old Glenford Soberanis were with a group of men near the corners of Alrington Drive and [...]

Jarett Crawford Murdered Inside His Yard in Antelope Street Extension Area

Another man was shot dead shortly before four-thirty this evening in Belize City. He is thirty-six-year-old Jarett Crawford. Crawford was apparently inside his house when someone ambushed him and shot [...]

Former Cop, Taximan Murdered & Robbed in Corozal

An ex-policeman turned taxi driver was murdered and his vehicle stolen on Wednesday evening in the Corozal District. The incident happened in the Dominguez Residential Layout shortly after six p.m. [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Responds to Recent Spike in Murders

Five murders have been reported in the last ten days, a concerning increase for the Belize Police Department and the Ministry of Home Affairs. Today, we caught up with Minister [...]

Minister of Home Affairs, “Every Life Lost Is an Important Life”

And with the latest increase in murders, the Opposition continues to demand the removal of Kareem Musa from his position as Minister of Home Affairs. In a Facebook post earlier [...]

Alleged Burglar Arrested and Charged for San Pedro Break-in

Twenty-four-year-old Erson Castaneda, a fisherman of Boca del Rio, San Pedro, has been arrested and charged for burglary after reportedly breaking into a business in San Pedrito on Monday night. [...]

Carl Lamb is Fatally Stabbed Near Antelope Street Extension

Deadly violence among feuding groups in the area of Antelope Street Extension continues unchecked.  For months, the neighborhood has seen a number of incidents that resulted in lives being lost [...]

Alleged Belize City Rapist Unable to Make Bail

Four months after being placed on pretrial detention, eighteen-year-old Tayshaun Burns remains in custody after being unable to make bail for the single charge of rape.  In late April, a [...]

American National, Nightclub Owner Killed in San Ignacio

An American national is the latest victim of a murder which occurred out west in San Ignacio. Details as to why Jeffrey Coats was shot as many as nine times [...]

Who Was Jeffrey Coats?

So who was Jeffrey Allen Coats? While he migrated to Belize and started his nightclub, Coats had a criminal past. Reports surfacing online reflect that back on September sixth, 1994, [...]

Mayor Earl Trapp on Impact of Murders on Twin Towns

This is yet another murder in less than four days in the twin towns of San Ignacio/Santa Elena. It is something unusual within the community and has Mayor Earl Trapp [...]

A Suspect has been Charged in the Murder of Bernard Timmons

An Orange Walk resident who has been charged for murder twice, in separate incidents, has been charged for the chopping death of librarian Bernard Timmons.  The incident took place on [...]

B.D.F. Officer Commits Suicide inside Prison Cell

For the second time in just over a month, a Belize Defense Force soldier has taken his own life. В.D.F. Сaptain, thirty-three-year-old Damacio Coc, who was remanded pending trial, was [...]

Prison Official Says B.D.F. Officer Gave No Suicidal Clues

Captain Coc’s suicide came as a surprise to prison officials, who normally look out for signs from inmates as a part of their training. Murillo told us that Captain Coc [...]

A Vicious Stabbing in San Narciso Village Leaves Woman Seriously Injured

Thirty-five-year-old Kenya Villamil was viciously stabbed by her ex-boyfriend in San Narciso Village on September twenty-first.  She was injured as many as twelve times when Myron Palencia reportedly took a [...]

Bernard Timmons Chopped to Death in O.W.

There were three murders reported since our break on Tuesday night. Two of them occurred after the Independence Day festivities and the victims in both cases were men from Belize [...]

San Ignacio/ Santa Elena Town Council Resident Fatally Stabbed on Independence Day

There was a murder in San Ignacio at around seven p.m. on Wednesday. According to police, they received information of a male person seen on the ground with multiple stab [...]

“Fats” is Remanded for St. Thomas Street Home Invasion

Twenty-nine-year-old Stephen Barrington Flowers, a resident of Majestic Alley, has been charged with aggravated burglary, following an incident at the home of Basil Gordon on Saint Thomas Street on Sunday. [...]

Honduran National Found in Belize is Issued a Removal Order

Carlos Jose Martinez, a Honduran national, has been living in Belize illegally for almost a year before he was caught by immigration officials earlier this week.  According to Martinez, he [...]

Brazen Burglary Attempt at Holy Redeemer Credit Union

A brazen attempt at burglarizing the nation’s largest credit union was thwarted by an alarm system. On Monday morning, two men created an opening in the concrete wall at the [...]

Phillip Palma Found Dead in Shallow Grave on Coastal Island

The lifeless body of fifty-five-year-old Phillip Palma was discovered in a shallow grave on an island off the coast of Belize City over the weekend. Palma was reported missing by [...]

Phillip Palma Search Team Leader Says Authorities Refused to Assist in Island Search

According to Jose Espat, the leader of the Palma family search team, they were refused assistance from the local authorities because police officers had reportedly conducted a search on the [...]

Police Explains Response Time to Phillip Palma’s Body Discovery

Police are refuting a number of the claims being made by Espat. According to ASP Yearwood, police were in contact with a family member during the entire search. Yearwood contends [...]

Domestic Dispute Ends in Arson; Lindon Requeña is Remanded

Two arsons were reported over the weekend – one in Belize City, which involved a vehicle being set ablaze and the other, a structural fire in Biscayne Village. The latter [...]

Vehicle Set on Fire in Belize City

Earlier that same day, there was another case of arson, this time on Antelope Street in Belize City. Just before five a.m., police responded to a report of a vehicle [...]