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“Panther” Charged for Concepcion Murder

Earlier today, Libertad villager Jermain Dion Zuniga was charged for the murder of Juan Arturo Mendez, which occurred in Concepcion Village on Sunday afternoon.  The thirty-six-year-old construction worker was detained [...]

A Second Person Detained for Elderly Man’s Murder

A post mortem examination on the body of seventy-nine-year-old Daniel Castellanos, a resident of Belmopan, certifies that he died of hypovolemic shock due to internal hemorrhage caused by multiple perforating [...]

No Arrests in Belize City Bomb Threats

Arrests are yet to be made for unrelated bomb threats that were called in at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and City Hall earlier this month.  While an investigation remains [...]

The Bottle of Malathion Used to Poison San Vicente Village Was Illegally Imported

The person, who attempted to poison almost two thousand residents of San Vicente Village, Toledo District sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning last week, has still not been arrested. [...]

Elderly Man Murdered at Home; One of Several Sons Detained

Many families choose to live with their elders with the notion that it is safer and more convenient for them, especially when the time comes that their parents need to [...]

Concepcion Man Chopped to Death; His Female Cousin Remains Critical

We now go to Concepcion Village where there was a deadly chopping incident.  Family and friends believe that Arturo Mendez was cheated out of his life when he was hacked [...]

Weekend Shooting on Amandala Drive Leaves Two Persons Injured

Fifty-nine-year-old Kevin Castillo and a minor were injured during a shooting incident on Friday night when they came under gunfire from an assailant who alighted a vehicle and took aim [...]

Fake Cops Pull Off Home Invasion in Hope Creek

A trio of thieves dressed in camouflage hit a home in Hope Creek pretending to be police officers carrying out a raid, before making off with a sack full of [...]

Double Head Cabbage Village Chairman’s Warehouse Set on Fire

On Monday, we featured the newly elected chairman of Double Head Cabbage Village, Roman McCulloch, after an independent slate led by him won the village council election. Well, tonight he [...]

Two Police Officers Wounded By Robbers Escaping Crime Scene

A resort in the Cayo District was the target of a hold-up on Tuesday night and the perpetrators wounded two of three police officers who were responding to the call [...]

Woman Plans Execution of the ComPol & Family Court Director

The lives of the Director of the Belize Family Court and Commissioner of Police Chester Williams have reportedly come under threat by a high-profile respondent in a custody battle before [...]

Man from Biscayne Shot in Belize City

A resident of Biscayne Village is in critical condition after he was shot on Tuesday evening in Belize City. Twenty-nine-year-old Evan Cain was walking on Jasmine Street in the Lake [...]

U.D.P. Excoriates Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin

Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin has come under severe criticism from the United Democratic Party, following a weekend shooting in which he was involved.  Shadow Minister of National Security Mike Peyrefitte [...]

Was Micah Goodin Really Detained for 36 Hours?

Also speaking on the matter, in his capacity as an attorney representing one of the men involved in the shooting, was OJ Elrington.  Contrary to what the Commissioner of Police [...]

Man Sentenced to Three Years for Manslaughter of Common-law-wife

A man who was found guilty of the manslaughter of his common-law-wife was sentenced to three years in prison today. Andrew Caliz will only spend another eighteen months since he [...]

A Weekend Shootout Involving Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin

Multiple shots were fired in the vicinity of Newtown Barracks in the early hours of Saturday morning, leaving a twenty-year-old Belize City resident with a graze to the neck. It [...]

Eyewitness Comes Forward with His Account of Weekend Shooting

Earlier today, News Five spoke with an eyewitness who was present at the time of the incident. He was in the company of Kenyon Tillett and several others and alleges [...]

Were the Gun-toting Party-goers under the Influence?

While details of the incident have been disclosed by the Belize Police Department, as well as persons who were on the scene of the shooting, an investigation is underway to [...]

Steve Ferrell is Shot Near Central American Boulevard

There was another shooting incident in Belize City that has left one man recovering from a gunshot wound to the left leg.  Steve Ferrell was near the intersections of Central [...]

Woman Claims Police Slammed her to the Ground, Breaking Collarbone

Tonight, a woman from Ladyville is breaking her silence about a case of police brutality. Denise Pitts says that she was slammed to the ground by a police officer who [...]

Denise Pitts Wants Justice for Police Brutality

Pitts, a mother of four, paid over five thousand dollars for surgery, where she says that the procedure involved using a screw to join the broken bone. She wants justice [...]

El Salvador Gang Members Fleeing to Belize; Arrested in Cayo District

MS-13 gang members are fleeing to Belize after a crackdown on gangs in El Salvador by its president, Nayib Bukele. President Bukele’s administration has been detaining gang members and putting [...]

A Thief is Shot by Police During Exchange of Gunfire

A foiled burglary at a nightclub on the Philip Goldson Highway over the weekend has resulted in one of several thieves being shot. Belize City police responded to the Titanic [...]

An Attempt on Frank Augustine’s Life in Seine Bight

There was also an attempt on the life of a villager in Seine Bight over the weekend. Frank Augustine was injured when someone shot him while he attempted to enter [...]

Still No Arrest in Vanessa Reyes’ Stabbing

An all-points bulletin remains in effect for the capture of Christon Rocha who is wanted by police for stabbing his former common-law wife Vanessa Reyes in Placencia during the Easter [...]