Crime & Police News

Belize’s murder rate falls from the third to the sixth

In 2022, Belize went from being the country with the third-highest murder rate in the
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ComPol Chester Williams says no Cover-Up in Fareed Ahmad’s Murder

Today, the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, called a press conference to dismiss any claims
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Missing man’s family believes he was killed and his body

The family of 29-year-old Christopher Enrique Sosa, a Belize City man who is missing, believes
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Three Police Officers Charged for the Death of Andrew McDougal

Three police officers have been charged for the death of 25-year-old Andrew McDougal. They are
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Elderly Man Killed in Hit and Run in Orange Walk

Seventy-four-year-old Romaldo Che was knocked down and killed on Saturday night in the Orange Walk
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ComPol Williams says the police will implement as many SOE’s

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, is sending a stern warning to gang members in
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Ladyville Man Busted with Unlicensed Gun

On Friday night, twenty-two-year-old Tyrese Gladden was busted with an unlicensed gun and ammunition. Police
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Jamil Grant Charged with Firearm Offences

Also busted with an unlicensed gun and ammunition was 30-year-old Jamil Grant. According to police,
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UDP Leader Moses Barrow Urges UDP Voters in Belmopan to

UDP Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow is urging UDP voters in Belmopan to NOT vote for
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Director of Public Prosecutions comments on GOB’s Decision to hire

Police Corporal Elmer Nah remains at the Belize Central Prison. He stands accused of murdering
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LOO Calls on Police to Effectively Fight Crime

Today, UDP Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow is once again calling on the government to solve
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Minister Musa on UDP’s intervention in solving crime “it is

In his New Year’s Day address, Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow had raised
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The search continues for Kyle Latchman

It’s been over a week since American National, 23-year-old Kyle Latchman, went missing and his
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Armed robbery in Corozal caught on camera

A grocery store in Corozal Town was robbed over the weekend, and its proprietor was
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Belmopan Mayor reacts to violence in the capital city

Belmopan is recognised for its quietude and is even dubbed the Garden City. But since
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Is Elmer Nah trained to kill? ComPol insists police training

Police are not trained to kill. That was one point the Commissioner of Police, Chester
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Minister Musa is not concerned about a Cabinet reshuffle

In the wake of the violence, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Belize Police
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Tour guide murdered in his yard; a second man injured

Authorities still do not know who killed Emert Flowers – or why. But, an active
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Police Search South Side Belize City for Body

Up to news time tonight, officers from the Belize Police Department in Belize City have
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Park ranger fined for discharging his gun

Ian Banks was fined a thousand dollars for discharging a gun in public on Christmas
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British soldier jailed for kidnapping and beating his fiancée gets

A British soldier was yesterday remand at the Belize Central Prison after being accused of
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Sugar Production Remains Slow Due to Rainy Weather

Today marked day two of the new sugar cane crop season. And, as the wet
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BSI/ASR Says Fairtrade Payment to Farmers Has Nothing to Do

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association (BSCFA) has expressed concerns about not receiving their Fairtrade
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BSI/ASR Urges Cane Farmers to Check Crop Before Delivering to

The Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refinery (BSI/ASR) is tonight reminding farmers to check the
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Belize City man killed inside his home

A man was killed inside the comfort of his home early this morning in Belize
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Christmas day stabbing on La Isla Bonita leaves one injured

A resident from San Pedro is in the hospital recovering after he was stabbed on
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Tour guide drowns while on tour out West

A tour guide drowned over the weekend. 39-year-old Julio Escobar, a resident of Armenia Village,
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Shalton Fuentes says he needs police protection

Shalton Fuentes, the man who turned in American fugitive Aldrick Scott to the police, believes
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Family of Four Displaced After Fire Completely Destroys Home

A family of four from San Roman Village, Stann Creek needs assistance to rebuild their
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Cops remove crack from off the streets

No arrests have been made but authorities in the Orange Walk District this evening have discovered
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Father of four found dead a stone’s throw away from

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found this morning in
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BSCFA to hold emergency meeting tomorrow

While that two years is too long for the Prime Minister, the members of the
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Thousands of Coca Plants Destroyed Down South

Three fields of coca plantations found in the South of Belize have been destroyed by
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BDF Suspects Soldier Was Accidentally Shot By Fellow Soldiers

Investigators continue on their quest to determine what happened that Saturday afternoon on November 26
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Three Persons Injured in Shooting

Police are still investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Thursday afternoon in Belize City.
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Hopkins Teenager Stabbed Over A Spilled Drink

A teen from Hopkins Village was stabbed in Dangriga Town on Saturday morning. Around 1:30,
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Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Equipment Stolen from Construction Company

The public is being advised to be on the lookout for stolen construction supplies. According
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Belize City Man Gets Shot in the Wee Hours of

Antelope Street resident, Rodney O’Brian, was shot yesterday morning in Belize City. According to police,
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Dangriga man shot during argument

 A construction worker was shot yesterday evening during an argument in the Culture Capital. 28-year-old
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Belize City shooting leaves three persons hospitalized

A shooting incident just before 2 o’clock afternoon in Belize City left three persons hospitalized.
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Violent Crimes in Belize Decline in Comparison to other Caribbean

Violent crimes in Belize are down compared to other Caribbean countries. Commissioner of Police, Chester
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Youth From Rival Communities Cause Trouble in Schools

While violent crimes are down in Belize, it is still prevalent in the region. And,
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Commissioner of Police Attends Regional Police Conference

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, recently attended the ACCP Intercessional Conference in Miami, Florida where
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Thieves target ATM at school in the north

Thieves made off with over one hundred thousand dollars from an ATM that was installed
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Police seeks the public’s assistance in the murder of Byron

Police continue to probe into the Saturday night murder of 27-year-old Byron Herrera. The Orange
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Stann Creek man dies whiling receiving treatment for gunshot injuries

And in Dangriga Town, a construction worker lost his life while receiving treatment for gunshot
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Still no arrest in the murder of Cleon Smith and

It’s been a week since twenty-six-year-old Cleon Smith and thirty-year-old Kendale Ramirez were gunned down
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ComPol Williams cleared of any fault in weekend fender bender

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was involved in a fender bender over the weekend
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Police, the Anglican and Methodist Churches give back for the

Five families in the Belmopan area received much-needed assistance for the holiday season. The Police
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Orange Walk resident gunned down

Who killed Byron Herrera? That’s a question that remains unanswered after the 27-year-old Orange Walk
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Belize City man escapes shooting attempt in front of two

Tonight, a Belize City man is lucky to be alive after the shooter’s gun malfunctioned.
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Student dies in road traffic incident down south

Over the weekend, a student from the south lost her life in a road traffic
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Man beaten and kidnapped in weekend home invasion in San

An elderly man from La Isla Bonita is the latest victim of an aggravated burglary
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US national robbed at gunpoint in Belize City

Two American nationals were robbed at gunpoint over the weekend on Baymen Avenue in Belize
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Eight year old US national injured while horseback riding in

Tonight, an eight-year-old boy, who was clinging to life in Belize, is back at home after
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Someone Is Yet to Be Charged for Fatal Ranchito RTA

Two months have passed since a major road traffic incident occurred on the Philip Goldson
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San Jose Succotz Villager Claims Police is Harassing His Family

San Jose Succotz Village resident, Miguel Lopez, held a one-man demonstration outside the Ministry of
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Minister of Police is hopeful that this year’s murder rate

The Minister of Police Kareem Musa is hopeful that the number of murders will not
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Minister Musa says the public’s criticisms are welcomed

The Minister of Police wants the public to provide their recommendations on how to improve
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Christmas crime will be controlled says Police Boss

The Belize Police Department has placed more boots on the ground in Belize City to
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Minister Musa says the police are monitoring the movements of

The Belize Police Department is closely monitoring the movement of criminal elements in Central America.
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US Fugitive Detained in Belize

Yesterday, police in Caye Caulker captured a man wanted by authorities in the United States
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Delivery Truck Driver Robbed

A delivery truck driver was robbed at gunpoint of over twenty-five thousand dollars in cash
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Prominent Belizean cyclist injured in freak accident

Well-known Belizean cyclist Marlon Castillo lost his right hand in a freak accident yesterday morning.
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Two men slain in the city; investigators believe they were

Over the weekend, two men were killed in Belize City and the family of one
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Will Gang Members from Honduras Flee to Belize?

Authorities here in Belize are monitoring developments in Honduras. The Central American country has declared
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Fire guts the scene of last month’s triple murder in

A fire in rural Belize gutted the house where three men were gunned down last
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The BPD wants you to decide how they can improve

The Belize Police Department wants to improve its image and is asking you to provide
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Immigration Officer involved in early morning road mishap in Belize

36-year-old Aminda Baizar escaped major injuries this morning in a road mishap in the Belize
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Elderly woman shot while at home in rural Belize

A construction worker from Ladyville Village has been charged with shooting an elderly woman over
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GOB Continues to Strengthen Citizen Security through InfoSegura Project

Belize continues on its path of strengthening its crime-fighting framework and justice data platforms. The
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Two persons found guilty in the 2014 murder of Chryslin

 Tonight, the family of 16-year-old Chryslin Gladden has received justice for her brutal 2014 murder.
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Lord’s Bank resident shot while on the job in Belize

A man employed by the Leadership Intervention Unit was injured in a shooting incident this
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ComPol says burglaries are on the rise; homeowners need to

The Police Department has conceded that there is a scourge of break-ins across the country.
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Police continue to improve capabilities to address cybercrime

Online crimes in Belize remain a significant challenge for both the society and law enforcement
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Missing man found dead; his former employee charged with his

Tonight, the family of 66-year-old Owen Tucker has received closure but in one of the
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Father of one slain in the Old Capital; police detain

A man was murdered in Belize City over the weekend. The victim is 25-year-old Jerome
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Police say they will follow the science in Elvis Polanco’s

Investigations continue into the murder of businessman, Elvis Polanco. He was gunned down on Saturday,
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Man killed in weekend road incident in Belize District

A man has died and a second is being treated following a road traffic incident
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Men Charged for the murder of Richard Foster Acquitted

The men who were charged for the murder of 74-year-old Richard Foster have been acquitted.
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Man Left Unconscious Following Beating

A man was rushed to the Northern Regional Hospital this morning following an incident in
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Man charged with sex crime against teenage girl

34-year-old Thomas Arne Harris has been charged with 13 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse by
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Belizean accountant killed in Honduras

A Belizean was gunned down last week in neighbouring Puerto Cortez, Honduras.  Arturo Magana, a
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Lord’s Bank man charged with gun-related offences

26-year-old construction worker, Joel Benito Choco was charged with gun-related offences yesterday in the Belize
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Police Conduct Community Meet and Greet in Sandhill Village

The Belize Police Department continues searching for answers surrounding the brutal murder of three men
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Businessman robbed and killed, a cop and ex-cop are the

Over the weekend, a businessman was gunned down in San Pedro Town. A police officer
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Will business owners now feel safe hiring off duty cops?

Polanco’s murder has brought into question whether business owners should feel safe hiring off-duty cops
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No More Mediocrity in the Police Force

Love News also spoke with the Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, today who stated
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One Man Charged for the Murder of PC Lorray Arzu

Police have formally arrested and charged Raheem O’Neal Vernon for the murder of Police Constable,
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No Suspect for the Sandhill Homicide Determined Yet

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the gruesome triple murder that occurred in Sandhill
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Police Officer in Corozal Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Reports emerging from the Corozal District are that a corporal there is being accused of
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Mother and Children Stabbed in Domestic Abuse

In the Cayo District, a woman was stabbed during a domestic dispute. It happened on
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Police cracking down on rural crimes

The Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, also chimed in on this case of brutal
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Murder Crimes Looking Low for This Year

And during this morning’s police press briefing, Police COmmissioner Chester Williams was asked about the
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No Incidents during Garifuna Settlement Day

 And the festive holiday went without any incident. No crime was reported at any of
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ComPol Williams visits the families of Thursday night’s murder victims

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was on the ground in Sandhill Village this morning
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