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Denzel Flowers Shot Dead on Central American Boulevard

The first murder for the weekend occurred in Belize City on Saturday night.  He was recently released from prison, but twenty-one-year-old Denzel Flowers was shot multiple times as he walked [...]

Is the Shooting of Alleged Robber Shemar Nunez Justified?

Another man was killed in the city within hours of the murder of Denzel Flowers. The case, however, is being treated as a fatal shooting because police say Shemar Nunez [...]

Shots Fired Near Allan Pitts Crescent

Fortunately, no one was injured this morning when shots were fired in Belize City, but the shooting caused commotion in the neighbourhood. At around ten o’clock, shots were fired behind [...]

Orel Leslie Escapes Shooting

Last year, Orel Leslie was freed of a murder charge, but on Sunday morning it appears he was a marked man. Leslie was driving on Bocotora Street around five in [...]

Police Look for Gunman inside “the Jungle”

Police have detained one man and are looking for another suspect in connection with a shooting incident that happened on Freetown Road on Sunday morning. Police say that shortly after [...]

Overnight: 2 Attempts to Torch a Property on Antelope Street

A residence situated next door to Unity Presbyterian Church on Antelope Street Extension was set on fire twice overnight by someone intent on reducing the elevated wooden structure to cinders.  [...]

ComPol Chester Williams on Successful Policing on Referendum Day

Aside from the Wednesday night murder of Karl Lamb in Belize City, there was no violence during the referendum. It is a success for the police department and Commissioner of [...]

Popular Newspaper Vendor is Executed in Belize City

As the counting of ballots was underway in the City, a newspaper vendor was ambushed and executed on Lacroix Boulevard. Thirty-eight-year-old Karl Lamb was speaking to an individual when he [...]

How Did 2 Detainees Escape from Independence Police Custody?

An internal investigation by the Professional Standards Branch is ongoing in southern Belize after two persons in police custody were able to escape from the cellblock inside the police station [...]

1 of 3 Escaped Prisoners Still on the Lam

Meanwhile two of three prisoners who escaped from the Central Prison are back behind bars in Hattieville. Christian Neal, Rafael Mencias and Wilser Echevarria were incarcerated for different crimes from [...]

Nephew Chops Uncle in PG, but is Stabbed in the Process

An elderly man from southern Belize remains hospitalized after he was chopped multiple times by his nephew on Tuesday night sometime around seven o’clock.  Sixty-five-year-old Elias Coleman was in the [...]

Still No Suspect in Lakeview Street Shooting

On Monday night, a Lakeview Street resident was targeted by a gunman in the Old Capital. Osbert Gentle was shot in the neck during a brazen attack in front of [...]

Thomas Requeña is Charged for Stabbing his Common-law Wife

Thomas Requeña, who was wanted by Belmopan police for the stabbing of his common-law wife, Katherine Anthony, is tonight in police custody pending charges for the crime. Anthony was attacked [...]

One of three escaped prisoners remain on the lam

Three prisoners managed to break out of the Central Prison early this afternoon. The trio is Christian Neal, Rafael Mencias and Wilser Echevarria. But freedom was short-lived for Mencias and [...]

Shooting Victim Escapes Grave Injury During Lakeview Street Attack

Thirty-three-year-old Osbert Gentle narrowly escaped with his life on Monday night after being shot in the neck during a brazen attack in front of his home on Lakeview Street.  Gentle, [...]

Brian Brown found guilty of threatening to set his mama on fire

Forty-two year old Brian Brown, who was once a leading member of the George Street gang, has been convicted of threatening to set on fire his mother, sixty-one year old [...]

Wife and Husband Withdraw Charges Against Each Other

Last week a cop was charged for harming his wife after he punched her in the face. Today, the tables turned as his pregnant wife was before the court charged [...]

3 Homes Destroyed in Apparent Case of Arson

A house fire on Antelope Street this afternoon has left twelve persons homeless.  The blaze is said to have been an act of arson, following a dispute in the early [...]

Another Woman is Stabbed by Common-law Husband in Belmopan

Another Belmopan woman has been stabbed by her common-law husband in the capital. Katherine Anthony remains in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital after she was stabbed to [...]

Home Invasion in Sarteneja; 1 Man Charged

Up north in Corozal, one person has been charged in connection with a home invasion in Sarteneja. Noel Samuels has been arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and handling stolen [...]

Robbery/Shooting in Cristo Rey

Takeem Maskall is recovering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, which he sustained on Thursday morning during an armed robbery in Cristo Rey Village in the Cayo District. He [...]

ComPol Williams: Peaceful Weekend

Over nine hundred plus officers sat the Police Department’s promotional exams this Saturday; a little less than half were from Belize City alone. And while the results of that test [...]

Suspect in San Pedro Murder to Hand Himself into Police

News Five has been informed that on the advice of his attorney, an Asian businessman turned himself over to police for the San Pedro murder of Brandon Humes which occurred [...]

Emort Pineda Charged for Stabbing Murder in Steadfast Village

There were three murders between Wednesday night and Thursday morning of this week. The first occurred in the south, in the village of Steadfast, at mile sixteen on the Hummingbird [...]

Belize City Youth Murdered in San Pedro Town

There were three murders in less than twenty-four hours in Belize City, Stann Creek and San Pedro. The latest murder was on the island, but the victim is from south-side [...]