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Belize City Man Shot to the Leg, Not Cooperating with Police

A Belize City resident was the victim of a shooting on Friday night. Edward Hall was socialising at the corner of George Street and Rocky Road when two men on [...]

A Windshield Repairman is Charged for Rape of a Minor

Forty-five-year-old Ervin Middleton, a windshield repairman of a Santa Barbara Street address, appeared unrepresented before the magistrate’s court earlier today where he was read a single, indictable charge of rape [...]

Allen Martinez’s Family Seeking Answers into Death of Loved One

Last night, we told you about the gruesome discovery of the lifeless body of thirty-five-year-old Belize City resident, Allen Martinez. A post mortem examination was conducted on the body this [...]

Surveillance Cameras to be Erected on John Smith Road

The John Smith Road, in recent times, has been an area of concern to the Belize Police Department because it has been used for the disposal of the bodies of [...]

Was Marcelina Makin Sexually Assaulted & Killed?

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to be conducted on the body of Marcelina Makin, a resident of southern Belize, whose decomposing body was discovered on a tomb inside the Independence [...]

Salvadoran National On the Run in Belize Wanted for Rape of Minor

Yovany Sandoval, a twenty-six-year-old man who is wanted in his home country of El Salvador for an alleged rape of a minor in that country, will be deported after a [...]

Bar Waitress Murdered on Tomb in Independence Village

Two murders were recorded in the south in less than forty-eight hours. The first involved the chopping death of a man in Bella Vista Village, but it was a most [...]

Jealous Ex Chops Bella Vista Man to Death

In the wee small hours of the Tenth of September, a murder was recorded in Bella Vista Village, Toledo District. Forty-six-year-old Ernest Ellis Blanco was chopped to death by the [...]

Police Shot Alleged Thief in Belize City

Last week, we told you about a shooting incident involving a police officer and a Belize City resident. As we reported, twenty-two-year-old Rondane Swaso, a call center employee, was shot [...]

Father and Son Detained After Heated Altercation in Sawaree Village

A father and his son are both in police custody tonight after an altercation that led the father to fire a warning shot at his son with a license firearm [...]

Elderly Man Loses Life in Placencia RTA

An elderly man died on Sunday morning in a road traffic accident along the Placencia Road. Seventy- six-year-old Amado Galindo was riding his motorcycle when he collided into an SUV. [...]

Allen Martinez Found Dead After Disappearing for Ten Days

The lifeless body of thirty-five-year-old Allen Martinez was discovered about one mile into the John Smith Airport Link road this morning.  Martinez was reported missing by his relatives on Saturday, [...]

Police Crime Fighting Strategy Kept the Peace in August

The month of August saw a significant decrease in murders, especially gang related murders, in the Old Capital. ComPol Williams spoke about the department’s crime fighting strategy in this regard [...]

Call Center Employee Shot by Police Officer

On Thursday night, a single shot rang out on Euphrates Avenue in Belize City. When the echo of the gunshot subsided, twenty-two-year-old Rondane Swaso, a call center employee, had been [...]

Police Say Shooting Victim Was Wanted for Handling Stolen Goods

According to an official report on the police-involved shooting, they were at the corner of King Street and East Collet Canal attempting to detain Swaso for handling stolen goods, when [...]

M16 Rounds, an AK47 and a 9mm Glock are Recovered by Police

The proliferation of guns into the country, firearms that are brought over illegally from neighboring Guatemala and Mexico, is a year-round issue for law enforcement.  A majority of those weapons [...]

Ramon Espat Jr. Executed Outside Restaurant in Orange Walk

The Espat family in Orange Walk Town is mourning the death of their loved one, following an early morning execution in that northern municipality.  Twenty-four-year-old Ramon Espat Junior was outside [...]

Police Seeking 2 Suspects in Ramon Espat Junior’s Murder

The Espat family is asking for justice in the death of their loved one. Earlier today, Deputy Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch, Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero told the [...]

The Young Brothers Stabbed During Carnival J’Ouvert

Brothers Keon and Calvert Young came under attack by someone wielding a knife while they were reveling in the carnival J’Ouvert on Saturday morning.  The pair, celebrating amongst a throng [...]

Shooting on Armadillo Street Leaves Giovanni Williams Injured

Later on that same day, gunshots rang out a short distance away from the Raccoon Street Police Station. When the shooting subsided, thirty-six-year-old Giovanni Williams had been injured with multiple [...]

A Woman is Attacked with a Hammer by Her Ex-common-law Husband

Twenty-nine-year-old Mindy Novelo was viciously attacked with a hammer over the weekend by her ex-common-law husband.  The incident happened after five p.m. on Saturday evening in the community of Corozalito [...]

Sixteen Cuban Nationals Allegedly Shipwrecked on Belizean Shores, Ordered to Return Home

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser issued removal orders for sixteen Cuban nationals after entering Belize without passports. The Cuban nationals claim that on Thursday, September first, they were seeking asylum in [...]

Belize City Cops Shot Alleged Knife Wielding Man

A Police officer shot a man this afternoon on Cottonwick Avenue in Belize City. Information to News Five is that officers entered an abandoned building just after midday where they [...]

Police Charge Teen for Shooting Near Mas Camp

A teenager who recently turned eighteen is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was arraigned earlier for eight charges in connection with Tuesday night’s shooting near the [...]

Shooting on Pelican Street Mars Soca Moca Mas Camp

A shooting in Belize City on Tuesday evening has raised serious concerns about public safety heading into the carnival weekend. The armed attack on Dixon Ramirez, a short distance away [...]