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Stanley Moore Fined for Possession of Crack Pipe

Belize City resident Stanley Moore was fined in court today after pleading guilty to being
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Belize Joins Global Efforts for World Day Against Trafficking in

​On July 30, Belize will join countries around the world for the celebration of World
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Belize City man shot by police, family don’t believe cops

Last night a Belize City man was shot in what police are calling a chase.
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Four Honduran Women Remanded for Illegal Entry and Face Deportation

Four Honduran women were remanded to the Belize Central Prison today, after pleading guilty to
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Man Fined for Drug Possession Charge in Belize City Court

A Belize City man charged with drug trafficking was fined in court today after pleading
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Two Men Remanded for Gang Affiliation Charges in Belize

TWO men have been remanded to the Belize Central Prison on charges of gang affiliation. 
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Dangriga Fisherman Charged for Possession of Stolen Gun

Dangriga fisherman, twenty-four-year-old Nolbert Smith was charged for possession of a stolen gun when he
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Woman Charged for Damaging Vehicle’s Windshield in Belize City

A Belize City woman is out on bail after being charged with smashing the back
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Progresso Village Woman Arrested and Charged for Fatal Stabbing of

Twenty-three-year-old Progresso Village resident Daisy Lopez was arrested this week in connection with the fatal
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First Responders Complete Digital Forensic Training to Combat Cybercrime in

With the development of technology, one of the downfalls is cybercrime. The United Nations Office
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Senate Reviews Amendment to Criminal Code on HIV Transmission from

The section of the Criminal Code that relates to HIV transmission from mother to child
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Belize City Resident Sentenced to Prison for Fleeing While on

Belize City resident, 33-year-old, Ervin Fitzgibbon, was sentenced to three months in prison today after
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Salvadoran and Nicaraguan Men Arraigned for Debit Card Theft

A Salvadoran and a Nicaraguan were both arraigned in court today for stealing a debit
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Another Man Charged in Attack on Coast Guard Officer Daniel

Another man has been charged in connection with the violent attack on Coast Guard officer
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Father and Sons Fined for Beating Up Taxi Operator

A father and his two sons have been fined for beating up a taxi operator.
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Argument Turns Fatal as Woman Stabbed to Death in Progresso

Moving now to other news, a woman in the north was stabbed to death earlier
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Father and Son Robbed at Gunpoint in Cayo District

Over the weekend, a father and son were held up at gunpoint in the Cayo
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Two More Suspects Charged in Gabriel Tillett’s Murder; Denied Bail

Two more suspects charged in connection with the killing of 18-year-old Gabriel Tillett were arraigned
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Kevaughan Middleton arraigned on chargers of attempted murder and wounding

A Belize City man mourning the death of his two-year-old child was remanded to the
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Brother of Murdered Teen Remanded for Gang Affiliation

Nineteen-year-old Daniel Tillett, brother of the recently murdered Gabriel Tillett, has been remanded to the
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Man Remanded for Stealing $15 Bicycle in Belize City

A Belize City man was remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being charged for
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Man Found Guilty of Rape Faces 8 year Prison Sentence

A Belize City man could be facing eight years to life in prison after being
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Belmopan Resident Acquitted of Attempted Murder

Thirty-two-year-old, Belmopan resident Kareem Harvey was acquitted of a charge of attempted murder today. Harvey,
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Man Remanded on Attempted Murder Charge in Belize City Shooting

Twenty-year-old Dwayne Tillett has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison on a charge of
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Bail Granted for Woman Charged with Murder in Jasmine Petillo

The High Court of Belize has granted bail for Shereema Neal, who was charged with
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Investigation into Belize Defense Force Private’s Death Ends with Inconclusive

The Belize Defense Force (BDF), with assistance from the National Women’s Commission (NWC), has concluded
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Partial Disclosure Given in Court Hearing for Triple Murder Case

Six months following the triple murder of Vivian Belisle and John and David Ramnarace on
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Two Men Arraigned in Connection with Violent Machete Attack in

Two men charged in connection with a violent machete attack in Burrell Boom Village were
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Belize City Resident Granted Bail in Abetment to Robbery Case

Belize City resident, thirty-seven-year-old, Brandon Taylor is out on bail after being charged for abetment
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Four Men Sentenced for Manslaughter in Trio Village Chopping Death

Four men who were charged for the chopping death of Santiago Garcia in Trio Village
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Accused Child Rapist Sent Back to Prison as Trial Begins

32-year-old, Charles Andrew Martinez was sent back to prison this morning after Justice Ricardo O’Neil
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Teen Found Dead in Belize City Cemetery, Possible Feud Connection

Within less than forty-eight hours another teen was murdered in the old Capital. This morning,
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Belize Coast Guard Officer Hospitalized After Violent Brawl in Burrell

A member of the Belize Coast Guard is hospitalized after he was attacked during a
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Commissioner of Police Visits Rivero Street to Address Gang Rivalry

The murder of 16-year-old Jahfeth Stamp has traumatized the residents of Rivero Street and sparked
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Man Loses Hand in Violent Chopping Incident in Bella Vista

On Saturday night, a Guatemalan farm worker lost one of his hands during a chopping
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Teen Fatally Shot in Belize City, Community Grapples with Rising

Over the weekend, a teen was gunned down in Belize City while attempting to target
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7-Year-Old Killed in Road Traffic Incident in Corozal, Driver Detained

A minor lost his life yesterday in a road traffic incident in the Corozal District.
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Woman Stabbed in Placencia Village Domestic Dispute

A woman was stabbed on Saturday night during a domestic dispute in Placencia Village. The
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Belize City Youth Remanded to Prison for Firearm Offenses

A Belize City youth was remanded to prison this week after being charged with firearm
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Two Remanded for Attempted Murder in Belize City

Nineteen-year-old Belize City resident Troy Gentle along with a seventeen-year-old minor have been remanded to
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Belize City Resident Sentenced to Prison for Drug-Related Offense

Belize City resident Keiran Moss was sentenced to six months in prison today, after pleading
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Man Fined for Drug Possession in Belize City

A man was fined in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court today after pleading guilty to
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Caribbean International Brewery Owner Cleared of Immigration Charges

Kevin Zing, the owner of Caribbean International Brewery, has been cleared of the remaining immigration
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Family Feud Erupts in San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town Council, Mayor’s

A family feud has spilled over into the San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town Council as the
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Two Police Officers Face Manslaughter Charges in Derrick Uh Case

Two of the four police officers charged for manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Derrick
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Patrick Harris Sentenced to 30 Years for Shooting Death of

Twenty-five-year-old Patrick Harris has been sentenced to thirty-years in prison for the 2016 shooting death
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Rayford Mejia Receives Life Sentence for Murder of Police Constable

Twenty-three-year-old Rayford Mejia, one of three people who was charged for the murder of Police
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Gilroy Usher Junior Arraigned on Criminal Charges, Pleads Not Guilty

Gilroy Usher Junior was arraigned in court late yesterday evening for three criminal charges, namely,
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Body Found Floating off San Pedro Town Identified as Salvadoran

Police have identified the body of a man who was found floating off the shore
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Man and Minor Charged with Gruesome Murder of Uncle in

Tonight, a man and a minor from Northern Belize are behind bars after being charged
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Man Fined for Attacking Mother of His Children in Belize

A man was fined in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court after admitting to attacking the
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Placencia Business Robbed of Over $48,000 in Daylight Heist

A Placencia business was robbed of over forty-eight thousand dollars in a brazen daylight robbery.
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High Court Strikes Down Case Against Commissioner of Police

Today, the case brought against the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, by Police Constable Alicia
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Leader of the Opposition reiterates Calls for Resignation of Commissioner

The Leader of the opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, says the Commissioner of Police, Chester William,
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Man Brutally Murdered in Orange Walk Town, Allegedly by Relatives

A man from northern Belize was brutally murdered last night allegedly by his own relatives.
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Belize City Man Walks Free as Court Fails to Secure

A Belize City man walked free yesterday after the court failed to secure a conviction.
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Man Accused of Vehicle Theft Pleads Guilty to Damage, Conveyance

A man appeared in court today after being accused of stealing a vehicle from a
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Arson Leaves Single Father Homeless

Over the weekend, there were several fires that resulted in numerous people being displaced. The
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Investigation Underway in Home Fire Incident, Suspects Still at Large

Investigators are yet to determine the official cause of the blaze but say that they
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Heartbreaking Discovery: Decomposed Body Found on Philip Goldson Highway

Over the weekend a family received heartbreaking news regarding their missing son. A decomposed body
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Body Found Near San Pedro Beach: Police Seek Public’s Help

San Pedro Police are in the process of identifying the body of a man found
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Fatal Road Traffic Incident Claims Life on Lemonal Road

A man was killed in a road traffic incident on the Lemonal Road in the
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Belize Police Department Seeks to Increase Officer Numbers

The Belize Police Department (BPD) is working to increase it numbers and provided additional boots
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ComPol Williams is the new President of the Commission of

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, is the new President of the Commission of Chiefs
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Arrests Made in San Ignacio Robbery: Three Men in Custody

Police have detained three men in connection with a robbery in San Ignacio Town yesterday.
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Commissioner of Police Orders Investigation into Underground Gun License Sales

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, has ordered an investigation into a cop who is
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Commissioner of Police Calls Hopes Legal Changes to Combat Human

The Commissioner of Police is hoping that changes can be made to the laws of
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ComPol admit to misspelling man’s name to prevent him from

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, has conceded to intentionally misspelling a man’s name on
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Opposition Calls for Audit of Belize Police Department’s Gun License

With all the allegations and accusations surrounding gun licenses, the Opposition has called for an
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Cop Testimony Confirms Bullets Found in Drug Plane Case Were

Corporal Richard Arnold – he’s the cop who testified in court on Tuesday, and took
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Antelope Street Gunfight case goes back to court

In 2019, an old west gunfight occurred on Antelope Street, Belize City. The shootout was
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Car Dealer Faces Additional Firearm Charges in Burrell Boom

Burrell Boom Car Dealer has been slapped with two additional firearm-related offenses.  27-year-old, Howard Reyes
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Passing Out Ceremony Welcomes 145 New Police Officers to Belize

The Belize Police Department is hopeful that its policing efforts will improve with additional boots
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Police Commissioner Issues Memo Warning of Consequences for Officer Misconduct

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has issued a memorandum to police officers across the country with
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Police Commissioner Chester Williams Elected President of Regional Commission

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has been elected as the President of the Commission of Chiefs
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Punta Gorda Town Councilor Moses Cal Faces Multiple Charges Again

Punta Gorda Town Councilor, Moses Cal is in trouble with the law again. Love News
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Charges Dropped Against BDF Soldier Accused of Assaulting Wife

All charges were dropped against a Belize Defense Force soldier after allegedly assaulting his wife.
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Four Men Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Trio Village Incident

Four men who were on trial for murder were found guilty for manslaughter in court
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Police Inspector Criminally Charged for Assaulting Detainee in Rural Belize

Police have criminally charged one of their own after the Inspector of Police forced his
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Domestic Dispute Turns Fatal: Man Killed, Two Injured in Cayo

Turning now to the weekend crime … a man is dead, two persons are hospitalized,
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Man Gunned Down in Orange Walk Town: No Known Enemies

Over the weekend, a man was gunned down while heading home in Orange Walk Town.
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Man Shot and Robbed in Silk Grass Village

A man was shot and robbed on Saturday night in Silk Grass Village, Stann Creek
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Construction Worker Convicted of Immigration Offense, Fined $1,500

A construction worker of Orange Walk Town was convicted of an immigration offense. 38-year-old, Jose
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Intruders Caught Sleeping in School, Charged with Burglary

Two intruders were caught red-handed. On Thursday, June 15, twenty-year-old, Arenel Smith and twenty-year-old, Clifford
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Hundreds Gather for Deals at Police Auction in Belize

Sold! It’s the word of the day as hundreds of people gathered at the Queen
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Guilty Verdict in High Court Murder Trial

Cecil Gill, who was accused of stabbing his friend 21-year-old, Phillip Samuels, was found guilty
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Charges Dropped against Police Officers Accused of Extortion

Two police officers that were charged with extortion are officially free men after the alleged
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Tragic House Fire Claims Life of Toddler with Special Needs

Tonight, two families are mourning the loss of a special needs toddler who perished in
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Police Commissioner Seeks Compensation Over Defamatory Video on Gun License

Police Commissioner Chester Williams is seeking compensation for damages reportedly brought on by a video
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Police Seek Assistance in Locating Person of Interest in Arson

Police in Punta Gorda are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old, Richard Valerio.
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High Court ammunitions case involving Elmer Nah adjourned

The trial surrounding ammunition charges against Elmer Nah, Epifania Caliz and Manuel Caliz was adjourned
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Police Commissioner Reports Progress in Forensics Unit’s Assistance with Major

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has reported that the forensics unit, and its staff are progressing
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Police Commissioner Calls for Responsible Reporting from the Media

Police Commissioner Williams also spoke on the relationship with the media.  He noted that he
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Man Granted Bail After Damaging Ex-Lover’s Property Worth Over $7,000

A man, who destroyed over seven thousand dollars of household items in his ex-lover’s home,
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Shooting Incident Under Investigation in Corozal Town

Police in Corozal are investigating a shooting incident that occurred on G-Street South in the
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Murder Charge Dropped: David Arnold Walks Free in DJ Hard

David Arnold, who was charged for the 2017 murder of Andrew Bennett, popularly known as
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