Officers responded to a fire at the corner of La Croix Boulevard and Balan Street in Belize City on March twenty seven. A green Zinc structure measuring 15 feet by 8 feet was engulfed in flames. The police say that at 9 p.m. on the twenty six 46 year old Martha Ramirez, a food vendor closed her business for the day. But at two a.m. on the twenty seven she realized the establishment was on fire. The total value of the damage is unknown and unfortunately neither the structure nor her possessions were insured.
A man who works for a business that is expected to have licenses for its weapons, found himself on the wrong side of the law while on the job. On March 26 at 3:30 p.m., the police went to Anchor Security Services Limited in Belize City. The officers were conducting an inspection on the company gun dealers’ license and company gun license. The police encountered Roger Ray Morgan at Anchor Security and he had a 16 gauge single action shotgun with serial number 722394 and it contained one 16-gauge cartridge. Morgan was also in possession of two 16-gauge cartridges. Unfortunately, Morgan did not have a license for the shotgun or the cartridges, therefore he was arrested and charged for keeping a firearm and ammunition without a gun license.
They say blood is thicker than water perhaps that’s why two brothers from San Lazaro Village in the Orange Walk District are facing prison time together. On March twenty three at midday, Gonzalo Flota was assisting his brother Jeffrey Flota when he got into a fight with Jovanny Diaz and Adoneas Ignacio Diaz. During the struggle, Flota allegedly stabbed Jovanny Diaz to left side of his chest. As a result and allegedly, both Adoneas Ignacio Diaz and Jeovanie Diaz chopped Flota several times with their machete. 36 year old Gonzalo Flota was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital for medical treatment. The police then arrested and charged 27 year old Jovanny Diaz and 30 year old Adoneas Ignacio Diaz for attempted murder, dangerous harm and use of deadly means of harm.