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Separate Shootings on Halloween Night, Two Persons Injured

The City has been free of murders since Troy Polonio was gunned down on Raccoon Street on October fifteenth. But on Thursday night there was an attempt on at a [...]

A Training to Combat the Online Exploitation of Children

A number of countries from the Caribbean region have completed a one week training programme to tackle an online scourge targeting children. Online child exploitation involves the sharing of images [...]

Gang Members Jailed

As the weekend starts, the police is carrying out anti-gang activities in neighbourhoods in the City. Three men who were arrested and charged pleaded guilty to court for the offense [...]

Summer Café is Robbed

As children were around the city trick and treating, armed men held up the Summer Café on Blue Marlin Drive, Belize City. The thirty-one year old owner, JinSu told police [...]

Dangriga Resident Shot Inside His House

A Dangriga resident is tonight recovering at the Southern Regional Hospital after he was shot to the arm in a home invasion. Reports to our newsroom is that Darren Taylor [...]

Family Claims Mother of 2 Was Murdered When She Was Poisoned…

News Five has received word that Dangriga Police are investigating the sudden death of an eighteen-year-old mother of two from the south. Shylee Polanco was taken to the Southern Regional [...]

…Boyfriend is Detained, but Released for Lack of Evidence

According to Estella, the boyfriend was detained by the police on Saturday and later released on Monday, because there was insufficient evidence to levy a charge on him.  Today, she [...]

A Man is Charged for Raping a Male Child

Another child has been scarred due to sexual violence at a very early age. It involves a six-year-old boy, who was left in the care of a man he knows [...]

Still No Charges in Belmopan Beheading of Michael Gladden

Several persons, from Cotton Tree and Roaring Creek Villages, were picked up and remain detained as the investigation continues into the beheading of Michael Gladden. But still charges have yet [...]

Headless Body of Michael Gladden Discovered; Several Persons Detained

A grisly discovery was made on Sunday morning; the body of Roaring Creek resident Michael Gladden was found through a dirt road off the George Price Highway. Gladden was decapitated [...]

Gales Point Fisherman Inmar Welch is Gunned Down

There was also a murder in Gales Point Manatee, a community located just off the Coastal Road in the Belize District. It was the first homicide to occur over the [...]

Michael McDougall is Charged for the Murder of Darren Gentle; Another Being Sought

While investigations continue into the weekend murders of Inmar Welch and Michael Gladden, police say that one of two persons wanted for the murder of Darren Gentle, has been charged [...]

Still No ID for OW Man Found Dead in Cemetery

Last Thursday, the body of a Hispanic man was discovered between two graves in a cemetery in Orange Walk Town. The person, believed to be in his mid-twenties, had been [...]

Dario’s Meat Pies Robbed by Trio of Armed Thieves

Twenty-three-year-old Joseph Richards is one of three persons who police believe entered Dario’s Meat Pies on Saturday evening and robbed Nicole Perdomo of a little over thirty thousand dollars in [...]

4 Busted with Weed and Contraband Cigarettes

Four persons have been detained pending charges for possession of cannabis and uncustomed goods. Around ten o’clock on Saturday night, police intercepted a vehicle in Orange Walk and inside a [...]

Who Was Murdered in the OW Cemetery? Police Needs Your Help to ID Victim

Police needs the assistance of the public to determine the identity of a murder victim.  The body of the man was found between two graves at a cemetery in Orange [...]

Ministry of Works Employee Murdered in Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong

An employee of the Ministry of Works was gunned down in Orange Walk Town on Wednesday night.  Darren Gentle was inside a vehicle when he met his death.  The vehicle [...]

One Suspect Being Sought for Darren Gentle’s Murder

While persons in the area have provided account of what they saw, Investigators say that Darren Gentle was in the presence of another individual and that the pair drove up [...]

Another Murder in O.W.: John Doe is Bludgeoned to Death in Cemetery

Even as investigations continue on the murder of Darren Gentle, this afternoon the body of another murdered man was found at the Orange Walk cemetery.  At this time, he is [...]

The Investigation into the Rape of a 5-Year-Old by Another Minor

Tonight, there is a very disturbing report of sexual assault against children. Police have finally confirmed a report circulating since the start of the week that a five-year-old girl has [...]

Reynaldo Verde Pleads Not Guilty to Extortion Charges

Forty-six-year-old Reynaldo Verde, the Deputy Director of General Tax Services, remains in jail in the United States.  Verde is facing charges of extortion and attempted extortion.  Today, he appeared before [...]

Official Details on the Stabbing Death on Caye Caulker; Who will be Charged?

There are fresh details tonight on the unfortunate stabbing death of Isaac Marin and the stabbing of his brother Carlos, in Caye Caulker. Seventeen-year-old Isaac died shortly after the attack [...]

Police Tracking Brandon Bennett’s Whereabouts before He was Executed

Police also provide an update to the murder of a Belize City resident. Louise Bevans Street resident Brandon Bennett was executed on Monday night and his body dumped on the [...]

Allan Pitts is Shot in Belize City After Midnight

Twenty-seven-year-old Allan Pitts, a support technician of Burrell Boom Village, was injured shortly after midnight on Tuesday when the vehicle he was traveling in came under gunfire.  It is reported [...]

Police Department Reviews Major Crimes; Murders Down so Far

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams was flanked by the top brass of the Belize Police Department, including regional commanders, as he released a crime report. Williams says major crimes [...]