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Tanga is Executed After Leaving Court; Michael Lambey Gunned Down on Curl Thompson

It has been a violent start to 2022 with Belize City being the national hotspot once again. Last night Michael Lambey was killed on Curl Thompson Street, and Joseph James [...]

A Call Center Employee is Gunned down at Home

There was a senseless murder in Belize City last night, just off Mahogany Street.  A customer care worker was online and about to wrap up a shift when he was [...]

Is Leader of the Opposition’s Fiancée Filing Charges against Him?

This afternoon social media was abuzz with claims that the Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber may be embroiled in yet another domestic violence scandal.  At news time, media members [...]

Stabbing Incident in Peini Leaves Two Injured

There was a violent incident in Punta Gorda Town on Monday night that left two men hospitalized. According to police, sometime just before eleven p.m., Roberto and Lazaro Barrientos were [...]

A Customs Officer Perishes in RTA Near Hattieville

A well-loved and respected customs officer is the latest victim of a fatal road traffic accident. It happened over the weekend when Rudolph Williams was traveling along the George Price [...]

Police Question Officer’s Account of Weekend Stabbing Incident

A police officer was stabbed on Saturday night.  Akeem Jones reported to his fellow officers that he was attempting to part a fight between several persons near Water Lane, when [...]

Coast Guard Officer Stabbed by a Pair of Knife-wielding Attackers

Coast Guard Officer Kyle Humes was stabbed in front of his residence over the weekend, when a pair of men accosted him as he got out of his vehicle.  He [...]

A Suspect is Arrested and Charged for Dorian Tzac’s Murder

A suspect in the January thirteenth murder of Dorian Tzac is in police custody. He was picked up following the deadly shooting on Antelope Street Extension that left the welder [...]

Another Armed Attack on Antelope Street Extension

There was an attempt on the life of Alrick Lamb in the same crime-ridden neighborhood where Dorian Tzac was gunned down last Thursday.  According to Lamb, he was on a [...]

Dorian Tzac is Gunned Down on Antelope Street, Another Teenager Clings to Life

Another murder was recorded in Belize City on Thursday night, the second since the start of the New Year.  A welder who resides on Antelope Street Extension was shot and [...]

A Sizeable Marijuana Bust at Half Moon Caye

This morning, sometime around eight-thirty, coastguard personnel on routine patrol in the vicinity of Half Moon Caye, within the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, came across a substantial quantity of high-grade marijuana.  [...]

Son Charged With Murder Following San Roman Killing

There is a new development in a story we brought you from southern Belize on Wednesday. The eldest son of a man killed in San Roman village has been charged [...]

As Expected, Pandemic Lockdown Affected Crime Rates

The Belize Crime Observatory has released data from the years 2020 and most of 2021. Project Coordinator, Adele Ramos, appeared on Open Your Eyes this morning. She said as expected, [...]

Crime Observatory Says Belize City Remains a Hot Spot

But Belize City remained a hot spot, and the Crime Observatory data is being used to help formulate a multi agency response. Adele Ramos says, however, violence crime prevention needs [...]

Police Department Takes Center Stage in Griga Town Meeting

A public meeting led by the Minister of Home Affairs was held this morning at the Dangriga Town Hall.  Present were area representatives for Stann Creek West and Dangriga, and [...]

Next Stop for LIU, Kulcha Capital

Also added its expertise to the discussion was the Leadership Intervention Unit.  Similar to the work it has been doing in Belize City with at-risk youths, the LIU will be [...]

A Drug Plane Crash Lands near Graham Creek

An aircraft, suspected to be a drug plane, crash landed in the far-flung reaches of the Toledo District overnight.  A team of law enforcement officers made its way to the [...]

Seafood Vendor Robbed of Day’s Investments at Conch Shell Bay

A seafood vendor is out several thousand dollars after being held him up at gunpoint early Tuesday morning. The robber too all the money he had on him for the [...]

Doctor Paid For Vehicle That Never Arrived; Police Investigating

A medical doctor is counting on the police to help find the man she says conned her into depositing a significant amount of money into his account for a vehicle [...]

Son Chops Father to Death after Attack on Younger Brother

A chopping incident this morning in a village in southern Belize appears to be the end result of years of violence within the Rivas/Ical home. Amaya Salvador Rivas reportedly died [...]

A Stevedore is Gunned Down Upon Release from Police Custody

A stevedore was ruthlessly cut down by a hail of bullets on Sunday night, shortly after being released from a holding cell at the Raccoon Street Police Station.  It is [...]

Man’s Leg Severed in Third Fatality

The third traffic fatality occurred in San Juan Village, Stann Creek, and there are contradictory reports as to how the victim lost his leg in the incident and subsequently died. [...]

Robbery Attempt Leads to Belize City Woman Being Stabbed

A foiled robbery attempt on Marine Parade on Saturday night ended with a woman being assaulted and stabbed. Belize City resident Kerry Esquivel reported to police that around eight-thirty she [...]

Life Jacket Found: May Be From Missing Honduran Woman

There has been some development in the search for Honduran National, Angie Pena, who went missing on January second near a beach in Roatan, Honduras. Latest information to News Five [...]

Is 2022 Already Off to a Violent Start?

But, is 2022 off to a bad start already? There were three murders in the first five days of the year: the double murder of Raymond Dominguez and Justin Milligan [...]