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Eston Young Claims Police Profiling

As you heard earlier, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams along with C.Y.D.P. Director Abdul Nunez and others participated in a mediation exercise with purported gang members in an effort to [...]

Eston Young: “I dah noh wah gang member”

In previous states of emergency, there have been reports of several individuals being caught in the dragnet used to take gang members off the streets. Eston Young, a father of [...]

23-Year-Old Gunned Down in Ladyville

A murder in a peaceful area of Ladyville over the weekend has a family in shock. Reporter Andrea Polanco visited the family today to find out what happened to a [...]

Randolph Gentle is Killed in Deadly Antelope Street Ambush

A deadly attack similar to one witnessed on Church Street on May eighth, has once again claimed the life of an innocent Belize City resident.  Police say fifty-eight-year-old Randolph Gentle [...]

Taxi Driver Killed in Belmopan: Gives Police Information Before He Dies

A Jamaican was murdered in the City of Belmopan on Saturday night. Taxi driver Nicholas Moody was ambushed by men on motorbikes in the Intelco Hill Area. Before succumbing to [...]

Motive Unclear in Moody Murder

While Moody’s family believes the motive for his murder was robbery, police are thinking otherwise.  Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero says personal conflicts, or maybe even drugs, may have been factors. [...]

Police Investigating Cayo District Murder

There was also a murder reported in the Cayo District. Fifty-one-year-old Celestino Cob died as a result of chop wounds he sustained to the throat.  According to Senior Superintendent Hilberto [...]

Disabled Man is Chopped to Death in Punta Gorda

There was also a murder recorded in the South, this time a disabled man in Punta Gorda. In the wee hours of Saturday, police were called out to a house [...]

Suspected Drug Plane Crashes into the Sea

A suspected drug plane crashed over the weekend in southern Belize, just off the coast of Placencia and in the vicinity of Moho Caye. Local authorities had been tracking the [...]

Man Survives Shooting in Dangriga

On Saturday night, shots also rang out in the Benguche area of Dangriga. After the echoes of the blasts subsided, Steven Lorenzo realised that he had been hit. He was [...]

Woman Shot in Belize City – Police Say She Wasn’t the Intended Target

There was another shooting in Belize City on Friday afternoon. It happened on Lakeview Street. A Guatemalan woman was shot but police say that she wasn’t the intended target.   [...]

Investigations Continue into Frankel Double Homicide

Last Friday, a gruesome find was made in a remote area off the John Smith Link Road in the Belize District. Mark and Leticia Frankel had been taken from their [...]

Is Mediation An Answer or Short Term Solution?

So with all the recent murders due to gang rivalry in Belize City, what is being done? Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was a part of a weekend mediation session [...]

Missing Couple Found Dead

Just after midday today, a family’s worst fears were confirmed – the bodies of a Canadian Belizean and his wife, reported missing earlier this week, were discovered off a dirt [...]

Frankels were Shot; Victims of Home Invasion

As we said, the gruesome discovery was made just after midday today; this was one day after their vehicle was found abandoned in an area off the John Smith Link [...]

Stephan Castillo Killed Due to Gang Affiliation, but Was Not Involved in Recent Murders

Stephan Castillo was murdered on Thursday and today police say that they have one person in custody and are looking for several others. Officers were also able to retrieve the [...]

Policing the Gang-Ridden Neighbourhoods

So as you heard ComPol Williams, Castillo wasn’t one of those involved in the recent killings and may have been targeted simply because of where he lived and whom he [...]

What’s Next to Control Gang Crimes – S.O.E.?

And so what’s next for crime? Can police curb the spate of gun violence that has erupted in the city over the last several days? Williams says they have multiple [...]

Cops Take Weapons Off the Street

And while police are busy at work trying to put out fires in the gang-ridden communities, cops haven’t stopped their routine work on the streets and their stop and searches [...]

Members of the Coast Guard Charged in Cayo Rape Case

Police in the Cayo District have charged two members of the Belize Coast Guard and a laborer with rape. The victim, a twenty-five year old woman reported that the incident [...]

Beverage Truck Robbed in PG

On Thursday police responded to a robbery report on the San Felipe Road in the Toledo District. The driver of a Bowen and Bowen delivery truck, Lloyd Tindell of Big Falls [...]

Marquin Drury Killed in Drive-by Shooting

There was another deadly shooting in Belize City last night and police are preparing for what they believe will be a series of retaliatory attacks.  It’s the latest in an [...]

Was Stephan Castillo’s Murder a Retaliation?

Another Belize City youth has lost his life in Belize City. While police have not issued an official statement, area residents suspect it was a gang hit that may be [...]

Kayaker Found Dead Off La Isla Cariñosa

It was a tragic end to the search for a visitor to Caye Caulker when the body of Aravind Krishna Srinivasan was found this afternoon.  He had gone kayaking on [...]

Several Detained for Questioning in Erskine Murder

Several people were picked up for questioning today as police investigate the murder of Lincoln Erskine in Ladyville. He was found Tuesday night dead in his home. His family says [...]