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Reynaldo Verde facing Extortion charges in the US

There are further details tonight on the arrest of senior government official, Reynaldo Verde. Verde is the deputy director of the Belize Tax Service Department. Over the past weekend he [...]

Kraal road resident is charged for George Street shooting

A well-known Kraal Road resident, who is no stranger to police, picked up a second attempted murder charge today in court for Sunday morning’s shooting on George Street when two [...]

Villagers to be charged for assaulting police officers in San Victor Village

Corozal Police continue to look into the incident in which a police officer shot and injured two men in San Victor, Corozal. The village is a hot spot for the [...]

Belize Security Forces Make Huge Drug Bust; 1210 Parcels of Cocaine Confiscated!

A well-coordinated and strategic anti-drug operation led to a police shootout and the confiscation of one thousand two hundred and ten parcels of cocaine packed in forty-one bails on board [...]

Shootout Between Police and Drug Traffickers! 3 Suspects Injured

According to the Commissioner, at the sight of law enforcement officers, one of the vehicles with suspects in it took off. Officers set chase while others remained at the landing [...]

ComPol Williams, “We are not afraid, no.”

Three of the men who were shot are under heavy police guard at the K.H.M.H. where officers this morning were shown several of the exits. Interestingly, no locals were found [...]

Fighting Transnational Drug Trafficking is a Regional Effort

At today’s press briefing, C.E.O. in the Ministry of National Security, Retired Colonel George Lovell spoke to the importance of working with regional partners and countries that form part of [...]

Brawl Leads to Fatal Stabbing in Santa Elena

A brawl on Saturday night in San Ignacio led to murder. It started among a group of twenty persons and soon escalated in front of a well-known supermarket. Twenty-six year [...]

Laquan Flowers and Mark Phillips Injured in George Street Shooting

A pair of twenty-year-old men received various degrees of injury following a shooting incident on George Street on Sunday morning. Laquan Flowers and Mark Phillips were reportedly at a residence [...]

Senior Public Officer arrested in the US

There is word that Reynaldo Verde, Deputy Director of General Services in the General Sales Tax Department, has been arrested in the United States. Verde was attending a conference in [...]

Murder Trial of Danny Mason Resumes in Supreme Court

The murder trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason and his alleged accomplices resumed this morning in the Belmopan Supreme Court before Justice Antoinette Moore.  The defense case against brothers Keron and [...]

Two nabbed for gun and ammo

On Friday, the M.I.T. unit and other police officers conducted a vehicular checkpoint at mile sixteen, on the Phillip Goldson Highway. They confiscated two guns and six live rounds of [...]

Police believe they have detained suspects in armed robbery in Corozal

Police believe they have detained the suspects who were part of a heist in Corozal Town last Friday. Today, Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch A.C.P. Joseph Myvett told [...]

14 Year old Boy Missing

Concerns are growing for missing teenager Christopher Chi. A Jasmine Alert has been issued for the fourteen-year-old youth of Yo Creek Village in Orange Walk. Christopher was last seen with [...]

Tensions escalated in San Victor Village when two men were injured in a shooting with the police

The village of San Victor is located off the Philip Goldson Highway in the Corozal District.  Its strategic location in proximity of the Rio Hondo has converted it into a [...]

Police issues an official report on the incident

Late this evening police issued an official report saying that Police were on patrol in the Village around five o’clock on Thursday evening. As they neared the river, they saw [...]

Brian Orellana Out on $10,000 Bail

Coastguard officer Brian Orellana was granted and met bail in the Supreme Court this morning where he appeared before Justice Herbert Lord in the presence of attorney Hurl Hamilton. The [...]

Accused Kidnapper and Sexual Predator Out on Bail

Bartolo Shish stands accused of forcibly abducting a teenage minor and sexually assaulting her. The incident happened at the Welcome Center in San Ignacio where the fifteen-year-old girl was allegedly [...]

Another charged for being a Member of a Gang

A number of persons have been dragged to court and charged for being members of gangs. One such person who appeared this morning in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court is [...]

Godwin Flowers charged for Dangerous Harm upon Oliver Rodriguez

Godwin Flowers, a messenger of Curassow Street, Belize City was taken to the court this morning to be arraigned for charges of dangerous harm and use of deadly means of [...]

Armed Thieves Target Store in Vista Del Mar

Mike’s Store in Vista Del Mar, Belize District, was hit by robbers on Wednesday night. Sometime after seven p.m., Ladyville police were called out to Manta Ray Boulevard where area [...]

Pachakan Bust – “Eight Pound Ah Weed Eena Van Back”

Two men are in police custody pending charges of drug trafficking after being nabbed with ten pounds of compressed marijuana in the vicinity of Pachakan Village in the Corozal District. [...]

Belize City Man Survives Attack

Belize City resident, Oliver Rodriguez is lucky to be alive tonight. Rodriguez came under attack by a man on a bicycle. It happened at around seven o’clock on Wednesday night [...]

He Claims He Stole Whiskey to Help his Sick Mother

The court sent a Caye Caulker resident behind bars since he was unable to pay an old fine; on Thursday he was back in court for stealing two bottles of [...]

Brian Orellano is Remanded for San Martin Ruckus

Brian Orellano has brought the Belize Coast Guard into disrepute by allegedly discharging a firearm in public during an altercation with Christina Teul in which she was also reportedly assaulted [...]