Crime & Police News

40-year-old Ashton Myers attacked in Belize City

Less than three hours later, shots rang out again in the Jane Usher Boulevard area.
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Police Seek Public Assistance in Locating Missing Belize City Man

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for forty-even-year-old Jason Ireland Alvarez,
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Authorities Detain Almost Two Dozen Undocumented Migrants Near Belmopan, Western

Tonight, almost two dozen undocumented migrants are detained by Authorities in Western Belize after they
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44-year-old Eldwin “Bobo” Lewis shot and killed in Belize City

As we reported earlier tonight, forty-four-year-old Elwin “Bobo” was shot and killed in Belize City
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Urgent Blood Donation Needed for Byron Alvarado after traffic accident

The family of Byron Alvarado is asking the public for urgent assistance in donating blood
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Sandhill Resident Remanded for Ladyville Murder

Thirty-five-year-old Sandhill resident Jamie Young has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison over the
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Social Media Exaggeration ? Only One Immigration Officer Detained, Another

The story of six immigration officers detained by Police seemed to have been an exaggeration
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Police Department Investigating Officer’s Domestic Violence Allegations

Police Commissioner Chester Williams says that the department is looking into allegations made by Police
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Internal Probe Initiated: BDF Investigates Attempted Rape Allegation at Price

The Brigadier General of the Belize Defence Force says an internal investigation is ongoing after
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Belize Defence Force and Coast Guard Host Women, Peace, and

The Belize Defence Force (BDF), along with the Belize Coast Guard (BCG) launched their annual
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Police Commissioner Recognizes Outstanding Women Officers in Belize

Police Commissioner Chester Williams recognized three women of the department this morning in a ceremony
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Opposition Leader Criticizes Government’s Crime Strategy in Budget Debate

And going back to today’s debate, there were many areas that the area representatives touched
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Preliminary Inquiry into Elmer Nah’s Triple Murder Case Stalls

Elmer Nah appeared in court today for his preliminary inquiry on his charge of triple
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Former Belize City Mayor assaulted by her caretaker

As Belize goes about observing March as Women’s Month, one woman who has had her
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Policewoman Speaks Out on Domestic Violence

Tonight, there is another case of domestic violence; this time a policewoman is the victim. 
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ComPol Williams rallies for stiffer public fighting penalties

A video of a fight inside Shisha’s Hookah Bar on Newtown Barracks went viral this
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Businessman Aaron Wilson’s Court Appearance Delayed; court had no documentation

Businessman Aaron Wilson showed up to the Belize City Magistrate’s Court today to answer a
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Police Commissioner Provides Update on Belmopan Shooting

Investigators have ruled out the involvement of accused double murderer Robert J. Joseph’s son. Last
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Belmopan City Council Focuses on Citizen Security: Mayor Cawich Reveals

Following the swearing-in on March 12, the Belmopan City Council hit the ground running, with
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Guilty Plea: Jared Ranguy pleads guilty to 2012 Triple Murder

After almost 12 years, Jared Ranguy has pleaded guilty to three counts of murder. Ranguy
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Attorney Bryan Neal Found Guilty of Professional Misconduct by General

Attorney Bryan Neal has been found guilty of professional misconduct by the General Legal Council. 
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Final Appeal: Former LICU Manager Takes Case to Caribbean Court

The former manager of La Inmaculada Credit Union, Yolanda Gomez, is making a final appeal
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Ex-Lover’s New Boyfriend Shoots Man

A man is recovering from a gunshot wound after being shot, allegedly, by his ex-lover’s
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Arrest Made in Connection with Belize City Shooting: Suspect Charged

Police have arrested and charged a Belize City man in connection with a shooting earlier
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Brutal Machete Attack Claims Life in Cayo: Investigators Probe Grisly

Investigators out west are probing into a grisly murder that claimed the life of a
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Trio of Police Officers Await Trial for Coerced Sexual Acts,

Three police officers remain on interdiction tonight after they were arrested and charged for wilful
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Haitian-American Businessman Charged with Double Murder and Attempted Murder

Police have charged 59-year-old, Robert Joseph with two counts of murder and three counts of
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Sentencing Deferred Again for Anke Doehm

Anke Doehm, who was found guilty of cruelty to a child on March 4 of
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Detained Man Sues Government Over Rights Violation: Alleges Police Abuse

Aaron Wilson, the man who was detained for twenty-two hours and charged with boisterous behavior,
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Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee Discusses Criminal Justice Bills in

The Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee met this afternoon in Belmopan to discuss three Bills,
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Police Association Criticizes Commissioner’s Handling of Abuse Allegation

The Central body of the Police Association says that Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, was
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Retrial Ordered for Woman Acquitted of Killing Child’s Father in

A woman who was acquitted of killing her child’s father in 2012 appeared back in
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Interdicted Seaman to be Dismissed with Disgrace from the Belize

Former seaman of the Belize Coast Guard, Keyren Lavaun Tzib, has been convicted of attempted
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Police to Lay Charges on Haitian/American Shooter at Market Plaza

Police are looking to lay charges this week on 59-year-old, Robert Joseph, the Haitian/American who
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Commissioner of Police Rebukes Wrongful Charges Against Businessman

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the officers at the Ladyville Police Station were
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ComPol would support mandatory psych evaluations for potential gun owners

Following the tragic murder-suicide in Belize City over the weekend, the Mental Health Association of
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Police Investigate Shooting in Belize City

Police are investigating a shooting in the old capital. Twenty-five-year-old Keenan Coleman was in his
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Cayo Man Arrested and Charged for Rape of Child

A man from the Cayo district was arrested and charged this week for the rape
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Accused Murderer Freed Due to Lack of Reliable Witness Statement

Malique Gentle was freed for the 2021 murder of Adrian Hyde. Gentle appeared represented by
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Belize Police Department Plans Technological Upgrades for Increased Accountability

The Belize Police Department is looking to increase accountability and efficiency with technological upgrades. Commissioner
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Shocking Daylight Tragedy: Woman and Child Killed in Belmopan Market

A woman and a child were killed in broad daylight this afternoon.  Videos surfaced with
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City Administrator Murdered by Husband

As the country observes Women’s Month in Belize, the news of the killing of Belize
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Prosecutor Slams Belize Police on Human Rights Violations

Defense Attorneys are praising a prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
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Belize City Businessman Charged with Attempted Murder After Saturday Shooting

A Belize City businessman is behind bars tonight following a shooting on the night of
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Musician Allegedly Shot by Customs Officer: Police Investigate Incident at

A musician was allegedly shot by a Customs Officer. 32-year-old, Elmer Keme, had been a
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Belizean Attorney Oscar Selgado Convicted of Abetting Murder, Remanded to

Attorney Oscar Selgado is spending his first night at the Belize Central Prison.  The seasoned
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UDP Attorney Orson “OJ” Elrington Charged with Rape

It has been 57 days since two women came forth and reported a case of
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Belize Police Warn Public of Online Scams, Urges Vigilance in

The Belize Police Department is asking the public to be vigilant when conducting business online,
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Police Commissioner Assures Readiness for Maintaining Law and Order on

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has assured the media that the police officers are ready to
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Boat Captain Shot in Belama Area of Belize City

 A boat captain was shot in the back early Monday morning as he took refuge
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Belize City Resident Remanded to Prison for Handling Stolen Goods

A Belize City resident was remanded to prison after appearing in court for handling stolen
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Viral Video Exposes Police Sexual Assault: Officer Assaulted and Hit

In twenty seconds, a video that has gone viral, shows a Police Corporal approaching a
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Controversy at San Ignacio Police: Club Owner’s Release Sparks Outrage

The leadership at the San Ignacio Police Formation was brought into question over the weekend
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Tragic End to Search: Missing Man Found Dead, Alleged Killer

The search for missing man, Shane Baizar, ended in tragedy this morning. The 39-year-old’s decomposing
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Manhunt Ends in Fatal Shootout: Alleged Murderer Shot Dead

While Cruz Castillo was fatally shot by police after allegedly murdering Shane Baizar and fleeing
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Domestic Dispute Turns Deadly: Murder Suspect Ends Life in Custody

The case of a murder over the weekend has compounded after the suspected killer ended
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Family Feud Turns Fatal: Belize City Man Killed in Home

A Belize City man was killed last night after an argument between him, and his
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Anke Doehm Found Guilty in Foster Daughter’s Death

Sixty-three-year-old, Anke Doehm, has been found guilty of cruelty to a child for the 2017
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Possible Arson Case: Motorcycle Fire Investigated in Hattieville

A Hattieville man’s motorcycle caught fire this morning and police are treating the matter as
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Police Officer Charged with Assaulting Wife

A police officer was charged today for assaulting his wife. Thirty-five-year -old Police Constable Rafael
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Alleged Purse Snatcher Granted Bail: Faces Theft Charges

An alleged purse snatcher from Belize City is out on bail tonight. Twenty-three-year-old Julian Woodye
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Triple Murder Case: Jared Ranguy Faces Decision as Court Delivers

Jared Ranguy remains behind bars tonight, and now has to contemplate whether he will enter
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Woman Slapped with Fine for Stabbing Ex-Lover

A woman was given a slap on the wrist in court today after she confessed
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Belize Police Officers to Donate DNA Samples for Forensic Science

Belize Police Department will see several of its officers donating DNA samples for the initiative
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Family Seeks Justice After Assault: Son Detained, Daughter Expelled from

A mother from Cotton Tree Village in the Cayo district, says she’s being denied justice
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Threat Over Stolen Plantains: Hopkins Village Resident Arrested

A resident of Hopkins Village was formally arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a
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Lord’s Bank Resident Sentenced for Gun Bust and Assault on

A Lord’s Bank resident was sentenced today for a gun bust on a Ladyville bus
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Repeat Offender: Dangriga Man Faces Rape Charges for Second Time,

Dangriga Police reportedly has a man in custody who is facing rape charges, yet again. 
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Trial Begins for Anke Doehm Accused of Cruelty to Belizean

Anke Doehm is a 63-year-old American national who is on trial for cruelty to a
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Costa Rican Scammer Behind Bars after Defrauding Belizean Resorts

A Costa Rican man accused of scamming two high-end Belizean resorts is spending his first
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Dangriga Police Inaugurate New Precinct to Enhance Community Safety

The Belize Police Department inaugurated a new precinct in Dangriga Town today. The building was
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Suspects in Double Murder Case Surrender to Police in Belize

Two men have turned themselves in for the double murder of 36-year-old Troy Hyde and
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Cayo Man Escapes Shooting, Wife Grazed in Attack

A man from the Cayo District was targeted last night in a shooting incident. Around
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Bladen 12 Trial Progressing Slowly

The voir dire (trial within a trial) for the Bladen 12 is only about halfway
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Three Men Charged with Murder in Connection to Dangriga Shooting

Three men were charged for the murder of Delroy Menzies. 19-year-old Cody Michael Myrick Williams,
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Man Fined for Damaging Property During Domestic Dispute

A Belize City man was fined for damaging a woman’s house during a domestic dispute.
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Bus Driver Fined for Assault and Property Damage in Road

A bus driver is fined for throwing a pint bottle at another bus. 22-year-old Jeshron
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Resort Scam Unveiled: Foreigner Arrested for Alleged Deception of Over

A foreigner, whose nationality is yet to be confirmed, was captured by San Pedro Police
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Teenager Shot in La Democracia Village, Refuses to Cooperate with

 A teenager was shot last night at around ten o’clock as he socialized in a
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Court Bailiff Trial Continues: Sentencing Indication and Allegations Revealed

The trial continued today for the court bailiff who made headlines for allegedly brandishing a
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Drug Possession: Belize City Resident Fined $2,500

A Belize City resident was fined after he pleaded guilty to drug possession.  28-year-old, Andre
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St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan Targeted in Second Burglary

Investigators out west are probing into a break-in at St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan.
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Violent Altercation in Bella Vista Village: Man Loses Eye in

A man from the Toledo District lost an eye during a fight yesterday. Around 4:20
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Police Corporal Remanded to Prison for Wounding Allegations

A Corporal of Police was denied bail and remanded to the Belize Central Prison for
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Chinese Businessman Charged for Discharging Firearm Remains in Prison

Chinese Businessman who allegedly shot a customer during a dispute remains in prison. 29-year-old, Wenjing
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Belize to Receive DNA Testing Machine Confirms Minister of Home

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has confirmed that Belize will receive a DNA Testing
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Woman Escapes Assault at Belize Defence Force Base in Ladyville

A woman employed with the Belize Defence Force (BDF) says she was attacked and almost
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Retaliation Feared in Wake of Fatal Shooting in Belize City

Tonight, police in Belize City are bracing for retaliation after a well-known street figure and
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Police Commissioner Assures Residents Amidst Double Murder in Jane Usher

And to quell the concern of citizens in the Jane Usher Boulevard Area, the Commissioner
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ComPol Comments on UDP Attorney Rape Allegation Case

While Police were able to detain three men for last night’s double murder, the investigation
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Pastor Scammed out of $13,000

A pastor has lost over $13,000 in a land scam. 62-year-old, Jesus Contreras, reported to
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Woman Charged with Impersonating Minister Claims Innocence

The woman charged for allegedly impersonating Minister Cordel Hyde and scamming several persons out of
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Police To Launch Cybercrime Education Campaign

Considering the uptick in cybercrimes and online scams, the Belize Police Department is working to
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Commissioner of Police Responds to Concerns Over Criminal Code Amendments

The Commissioner of Police has responded to concerns raised by Opposition Senator Michael Peyrefitte over
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Firearms Board to Audit Licensing Procedures

The Firearms and Ammunition Control Board will be carrying out an audit into the past
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Woman Out on Bail in Aggravated Assault Case

One of the two women who allegedly attacked a teenager with a pint bottle and
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Man Survives Threat Over Tools in Belize City

A Belize City man almost lost his life yesterday around noon over a bag of
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Trial Begins for Bailiff Facing Gun Offenses

Trial for the municipal court bailiff who was charged with 5 related gun offenses has
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Man Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Teen in Belize City

A 40-year-old man who allegedly slapped a 13-year-old boy was sentenced to prison. Wilfred Stanley
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