Crime & Police News

Cecil Gill offers two thousand dollars for information leading to

In his quest for closure, Cecil Gill is now offering a reward of two thousand
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Belizean Auto Dealers Robbed in Mexico

A Belizean man was a part of a convoy coming to Belize through Mexico when
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Police Officer Charged with Sexual Assault of Colleague; Granted Bail

Tonight, a cop is out on bail after being accused of sexually assaulting one of
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Belize’s Commissioner of Police Appointed Interim President of Regional Police

Belize’s Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams was appointed Interim President of the Commission of Chiefs
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Candle Light Vigil held for 19-year-old Imarie Galvez

It’s been over a week since 19-year-old Imarie Galvez was murdered and police are yet
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Cab Driver Gunned Down, Minors Sought for Murder

A cab driver was gunned down on Sunday evening within shouting distance of his home,
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Imarie Galves was Strangled

Tonight, there are shocking new developments in the murder investigation of 19-year-old, Imarie Galvez. The
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Minister Musa extends his condolence to the Galvez Family

Condolences to the family of Imarie Galvez, who was brutally murdered this week, were issued
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Woman Stabbed by an Ex-Lover

A young mother of three was brutally stabbed this morning by her ex-lover.  The situation
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Case Falls Apart on Vehicle Theft

A man accused of theft was freed today as Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson told the
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Muschamp Busted

Another case fell apart in court today due to insufficient evidence.  20-year-old, Malcolm Muschamp represented
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Woodrow West detained for questioning in relation to Imarie Galvez’s

Police have detained Woodrow West for questioning into the killing of 19-year-old, Imarie Galvez.  Video
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Autopsy Results Pending in Imarie Galvez Murder Investigation

An autopsy on the body of 19-year-old, Imarie Galvez is still pending.  Investigators are awaiting
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ComPol Williams advises the public to speak up

The death of Imarie Galvez, like any tragedy that occurs, has brought about a lot
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Woodrow West detained on the football pitch

Police have detained football player, Woodrow West, for questioning in relation to the murder of
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Missing Belmopan teen found dead; her family left in shambles

Last night, one family’s worst nightmare became a reality when their missing loved one was
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Well-known footballer wanted for questioning in Galvez’s murder

Tonight, a popular football player is a person of interest in a murder investigation and
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Father Calls for Increased Police Presence in Belmopan’s Party Strip

Tonight, a father in Belmopan is calling for greater police presence in Garden City’s party
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Elmer Nah trial continues

The trial of Elmer Nah, Epiphania and PC Manuel Caliz continued today before Magistrate Baja
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Ministry Urges Channel 7 and Public to Respect Investigation Process

 The Ministry of Health and Wellness has issued a release asking Channel 7 and the
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Family of Imari Galvez believes she was found

Update: Love News has confirmed with Galvez’s family that her body was found earlier tonight
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Raheem Kareem Reid Remanded for Shooting Incident in Belize City

Raheem Kareem Reid is behind bars tonight after he was remanded to the Belize Central
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Doctor charged with sexual assault

Tonight, a medical professional is on the wrong side of the law after he was
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Deputy Comptroller of Customs says marijuana edibles have been coming

Three weeks ago, communities across Belize were shocked at the distribution of weed sweets, particularly
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Honduran Nationals Detained with Illegal Marine Products at Corona Reef

Three Honduran nationals were detained by a Belize Coast Guard team and the Toledo Institute
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Police offer update on multiple incidents

A Belize City teen is on the lam after he allegedly targeted a man in
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Belize Police Department Launches Campaign to Rebuild Public Trust

The Belize Police Department is hoping to regain the trust of the public and repair
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Attorney Richard “Dickie” Bradley weighs in on gun control debate

Gun licenses – it’s a topic that has been at the forefront of public discussions
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Another group of Brazilians caught

Another group of Brazilians were caught on Friday on a Valencia bus at the Crooked
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Toledo Police Formation Helps Beautify Punta Gorda Town’s Park

The Toledo Police Formation is giving back to the residents of Punta Gorda Town by
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Brazilian Nationals Nabbed for Illegal Entry Spared Fine and Confinement

A group of Brazilian nationals who entered Belize illegally were spared a fine and confinement
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Belmopan Couple Fined for Aiding Group of Brazilian Nationals in

A couple from Belmopan were arraigned in court today after being charged for aiding and
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Belizean Fisherman Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Assault Charge

A fisherman pleaded not guilty in court this afternoon after he was charged with aggravated
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Belize City students visit Central Prison in effort to steer

Thirty-one students across Belize City visited the Belize Central Prison today as part of a
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Government to compensate family of Derrick Uh, who died in

The government is looking to compensate the family of Derrick Uh, the Corozal resident who
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Orange Walk Police get new truck and radios

The Orange Walk Police Formation has received a much-needed upgrade to its fleet of vehicles.
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Mother of Five Charged with Using Deadly Means of Harm,

Tonight, a mother of five is out on bail after she allegedly stabbed and hospitalized
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Belize City Woman granted bail for a domestic dispute believed

Belize City woman escaped jail time today after she was granted bail for a domestic
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Accused Triple Murderer Jared Avery Ranguy Returns to Court with

34-year-old, Jared Avery Ranguy, the man accused of murdering his mother, sister, and stepfather, returned
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Shooting in rural Belize leaves one man hospitalized, suspect in

A shooting incident last night in rural Belize has left one man hospitalized. The gunshots
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Opposition Leader calls for resignation of Commissioner and Minister of

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, and his boss the Minister of Police, Kareem Musa,
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Leader of Opposition claims new details in Laddie Gillet’s case

New shocking details in Laddie Gillett’s death are emerging, according to the Leader of the
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Belizean/American Arrested for Public Drinking and Assaulted in Police Custody

A Belizean/American who returned to reside in Belize was recently arrested for public drinking. 51-year-old,
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Domestic Dispute in Ladyville Ends in Stabbing, Man Hospitalized

A man from Rural Belize is hospitalized after he was stabbed last night during a
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Arrest Made in Connection to Murder of Adrian Pook

In crime news, police have arrested and charged the man accused of murdering Adrian Pook
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San Pedro Business Robbed of Safe Containing Cash

Last night, bandits targeted a business on La Isla Bonita and made off with an
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Body of Randolph Crawford retrieved from New River

Over the weekend, 27-year-old Randolph Crawford’s body was retrieved from the banks of the New
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Thieves target Heritage Bank ATM in Burrell Boom Village, steal

Last night, thieves targeted the Heritage Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Burrell Boom Village,
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Fisherman charged with murder of missing man, Marlon Martinez

After being missing for over two months, 24-year-old Marlon Martinez is believed to have been
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Elderly resident robbed at knife point in home invasion

An elderly Belize City resident became the latest home invasion victim on Sunday morning when
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Chukka Airboat Tour Company robbed by armed bandits

Tonight, police are on the hunt for five men who targeted the Chukka Airboat Tour
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Second man arrested for murder of Sylvian Swift on Antelope

A second man has been nabbed by police for the murder of 30-year-old Sylvian Swift.
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Family of Four Arrested After Gun Found in Home

A family of four was arraigned before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts Anderson after a gun
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Police Department launches William Dawson SPRITE-DIGI Youth Basketball Tournament to

As part of the efforts to minimize crime and engage young persons positively, the Police
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Investigators confirm drug involvement in yesterday’s shootout up north

Authorities are yet to find the body of 27-eyar-old, Randolph Crawford, who reportedly jumped into
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Police Minister Speaks on Crime Reduction Efforts

As investigators get to the bottom of that wild shootout up north, Police Minister appeared
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Director of Youth Facility Responds to Report of 16 Runaways

As it relates to the report of 16 young men running away from the facility,
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Minister of New Growth Industries says fear marijuana fear mongering

The discussion on cannabis is anything, but far from over. This is because the issue
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Former Police Corporal Requests Honors for Funeral

Police Corporal Rudy Melendez was in the Belize Police Department for 21 years. Sadly, he
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Belize Coast Guard Officers Attend Course in Taiwan

Captain Greg Soberanis and Lieutenant Clifton Williams are in Taiwan to participate in the National
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Daniel Burke from Prison After Being Deemed Unfit for Trial

Daniel Burke – he was on remand at the Belize Central Prison for the last
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Man Changes Plea to Not Guilty in Aggravated Assault Case

A man of Maskall Village, Belize District had initially pleaded guilty before Senior Magistrate Baja
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Seven Charged in Chopping Incident Involving Police Officer and Brother

Tonight, five adults and two minors are behind bars after they were charged for a
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Belize City Minister of Home Affairs addresses gang issue

Belize City has been at the center of territorial gangs and their rivalries, spanning over
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13-year-old Kelee Bailey reported missing

A 13-year-old student has been reported missing. The student, Kelee Bailey left home on Tuesday,
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Police and Coast Guard seize high-power rifle and handgun in

A joint operation between the Police Department and the Coast Guard resulted in the seizure
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Two Belize City men to spend weekend behind bars

Two Belize City men will be spending their weekend behind bars after they were charged
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Wild Wild West plays out in the North

Gunshots rang out like a scene from the wild Wild West; except it wasn’t in
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35-year-old Elroy Quinonez gunned down in Dangriga

A resident of the culture capital, Dangriga Town, was gunned down last night in front
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Belizean man sues police department after being wrongfully charged and

A man from Rural Belize says he suing the Belize Police Department after being wrongfully
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Man found not guilty for manslaughter due to inadmissible confession

A man’s confession of causing the death of a Bangladesh national was found to be
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Association of Defense Attorneys raises concerns over judiciary’s bail decisions

The Association of Defense Attorneys has expressed concerns over two recent incidents involving the liberty
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Everald Martinez Found Not Guilty in Toddler Murder Case

Everald Martinez was found not guilty today in the court of Justice Sandcroft.  Martinez was
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Raymond Mejia Found Guilty of Murder in Belize City

While Martinez was released today with a not guilty verdict, 23-year-old, Raymond Mejia was not
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Two Brothers Chopped in Altercation in Rural Cayo

Two brothers, including a Police officer, were chopped in an altercation last night in rural
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Tehje Vaughan charged with manslaughter for shooting death of Charles

24-year-old, Tehje Vaughan was charged on Saturday night for the shooting death of 30-year-old, Charles
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Residents capture gunman in weekend shooting

Tonight, police continue to probe into the weekend murder of 29-year-old, Adrian Pook whose attacker
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Police Commissioner responds to LIU’s effectiveness being called into question

The effectiveness of the Leadership Intervention Unit (LIU) is being called into question after there
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Leadership Intervention Unit aims to prevent further bloodshed in George

The Leadership Intervention Unit (LIU) is hoping to make peace among members of the George
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Commissioner of Police fires back at Leader of the Opposition’s

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, says he is not mincing words with the Leader
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Akeem Gamboa fired from the BPD and wanted by police

Akeem Gamboa – he is the main man wanted at this hour regarding the weed
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Exhibit Keeper could face charges for improper disposal of tainted

While the Commissioner has given clarity as to how the weed sweets got into the
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Chester chastises the media

Since the entire story of the tainted sweets hit the media, many have been calling
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Minister of Home Affairs weighs in on Police Commissioner’s performance

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, also chimed in on the performance of the Police
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Police Commissioner addresses tainted weed sweets scandal in extended interview

Today’s extended interview with the Police Commissioner is the first we are hearing from him
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Prime Minister speaks briefly on weed sweets scandal and ongoing

Prime Minister John Briceno spoke on the distribution of the weed sweets for the first
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Police Commissioner criticizes media coverage of weed sweets scandal

After all that has been reported this week, Police Commissioner Chester Williams, took close to
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Will the tainted weed sweets scandal affect the proposed Marijuana

It is inevitable that with this recent event of weed sweets, the topic of marijuana
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Prime Minister suggests need for controlled industry in wake of

Also weighing in on the topic was Prime Minister, John Briceno, who says that the
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Man Killed in Lake Independence Area, Belize City

A man was killed this afternoon just after one o’clock this afternoon in the Lake
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Pastor accused of beating his wife after a church service

A pastor from the Toledo District is behind bars after being accused of choking and
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Lord’s Bank Resident Given Non-Custodial Sentence for Using Threatening Words

A resident of Lord’s Bank Village escaped jail time earlier today after he was given
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Chinese grocer robbed at gunpoint, one person detained

A Chinese grocer was robbed at gunpoint just before midday today in Corozal Town. Police
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Where did the weed edibles come from?

With a public health crisis declared yesterday, our newsroom anticipated an official press conference today,
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Senior citizen’s body found in Ladyville with injuries; police investigating.

Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that the body of a senior citizen was retrieved inside
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Belize to Install Advanced Radar to Combat Transnational Drug Trafficking

The Government of Belize is hoping to strengthen its fight against transnational national drug trafficking
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Over thirty persons hospitalized after ingesting marijuana sweets

Plastic bags filled with colour candy, gummi bears and sweets; it’s a treat for the
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Investigation Ongoing into Weed Ordeal

Tonight, Police are looking at several angles trying to determine whether it was an act
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