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Two-year-old Toddler Perishes in Latrine

The tragic story of baby Leroy Juan Choc’s death is one that is fitting for any parent’s worst nightmare. The two-year-old boy was found in a latrine in San Miguel [...]

Murder in Esperanza Village – a Father of Four is Shot to Death!

On Monday, just before the nightly curfew, Santa Elena resident Gabino Garnett Junior was leaving his girlfriend’s house in Esperanza Village when he met his death.  Garnett Junior, a father [...]

Two Corozaleños Busted with Weed Stash in Ladyville

Ladyville police busted a taxi driver on Saturday night carrying a significant quantity of marijuana hidden inside a gas tank. The driver, Jose Maldonado, was not only operating with curfew [...]

An Attempt on the Life of William Archillo amid Gang Feud

A feud between rival gangs in Ebony Street’s area has left William Archillo recovering from gunshot wounds he received on Friday night.  Archillo was rushed to the K.H.M.H., where investigators [...]

Jaroud Lamb Recaptured; Two More Escapees on the Run!

Tonight, one more prison escapee is in police custody after he broke out from the Belize Central Prison three months ago.  Jaroud Lamb was convicted for the June 2013 murder [...]

Human Remains Wash Up Near Black Rock Road

The decomposed, skeletal remains of an unidentified man washed up on the Macal River bank in Cayo. It was discovered on Saturday morning in the vicinity of Black Rock Road. [...]

Embezzlement at Corozal Polyclinic, Adan Orozco is in the Hot Seat

A criminal investigation is underway at the Corozal Polyclinic where an employee is accused of embezzling almost sixty-five thousand dollars over a seventeen-month period.  Adan Orozco, an assistant administrator at [...]

St. Luke’s Methodist Primary School Burglarized

But what should have been a happy day for the teachers and staff at Saint Luke’s Methodist School was shattered. When they arrived at school this morning, they discovered a [...]

Stolen Jetta Contained 2 AK-47s and Stash of Weed

A pair of stolen vehicles, one found with a stash of marijuana and two high-powered assault rifles, remains in police custody in Belmopan after being recovered from the Corozal District [...]

Police Finally Speak on Wilbert Vallejos Raid

Beleaguered former Lands Commissioner Wilbert Vallejos and his family in Patchakan, Corozal District were the subject of an intelligence-led operation on January fourth where their residence was searched by personnel [...]

K9 Sniffs Out Crack-Cocaine in OW Residence, 4 Persons Charged

Four persons were charged with drug offenses after the K9 dog, Terry, sniffed out the location of hidden cocaine and crack cocaine at an Orange Walk residence.  Officers descended at [...]

Gregory Bowen’s Long, Troubling Relationship with the Police

Did thirty-nine-year-old Gregory Bowen kill himself inside a holding cell at the Queen Street Police Station on Monday morning? That’s what police say happened, but his family doesn’t believe that’s [...]

The Crime Statistics for 2020

The final statistics for 2020 showed that last year murders were down overall in Belize.  The Belize Crime Observatory compiled and analyzed the 2020 crime statistics.  The agency says that [...]

Gregory Bowen’s Family Says “show me the evidence of his suicide”

Tonight, the family of Gregory Bowen is speaking out. Bowen is the thirty-nine-year-old man found dead in a cell block at the Queen Street Police Station on Monday morning.  The [...]

Bowen Family Says the Cops Knew of His Mental Condition!

While the Bowen family is questioning the police’s account of his death, they are angry that the police department denies knowing of his mental state.  Catherine Bowen says that her [...]

Minor Died from Acute Respiratory Distress

Police are still investigating Myron Itza’s death, the fourteen-year-old minor from San Jose Succotz who was discovered dead inside a bedroom on New Year’s Day. A post-mortem confirmed that the [...]

Son of Missing Elderly Man Speaks Out

Police are also investigating another suspicious case in the west. In this case, it is the mysterious disappearance of an older man. It has been six days since Miguel Caceros [...]

Weed Bust in Orange Walk

There is yet another weed bust to report in the North. On Tuesday, a police operation for drugs and firearm in Orange Walk Town led to the discovery of several [...]

Search for Missing Elderly Man Continues!

Today, News Five’s reporter Duane Moody and cameraman Kenroy Michael travelled west to Benque Viejo del Carmen where, as the days go by, the Caceros family is fearing that the [...]

Where is Oscar Corea Senior? He’s Been Missing since December 28th

The Corea family from the Santiago Juan area of San Ignacio is also looking for its patriarch who has been missing since December twenty-eighth. Oscar Corea Senior left home on [...]

Former Lands Commissioner Detained

He sat in the seat of power in the so-called hotbed of corruption for ten years, as the Commissioner of Lands and Surveys, but tonight Wilbert Vallejos finds himself in [...]

A New Year’s Eve Execution on West Street

Twenty-five-year-old Shane Flowers was the last murder victim for 2020.  The Taylor’s Alley resident was dispatched in a hail of bullets on New Year’s Eve and a female companion with [...]

Kelvin Lindo – First Murder Victim of 2021

The first murder for the New Year was recorded on the night of January first in Santa Cruz Village in southern Belize. The body of Placencia resident, Kelvin Lindo was [...]

Minor Discovered Dead in Succotz; One Man Detained Pending Charges

Four other persons lost their lives over the extended weekend. The first includes a fourteen-year-old boy whose body was discovered in a sitting position in a bedroom at the home [...]

Man Hangs Himself Inside Detention Cell at Police Station

An investigation is underway in Belize City where a resident, who was detained by police, was discovered dead inside a holding cell at the precinct. Gregorio Bowen was taken into [...]