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Toledo Man Granted Bail Pending Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

A Toledo man who is appealing a conviction of sexually assaulting a minor was granted
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Trial of Police Officers Flouting COVID Curfew Ends with Pardoning

The trial of two police officers caught out after curfew during COVID lockdowns, ended today
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Lords Bank Man Fined for Public Intoxication in Belize City

A Lords Bank man was fined today for being drunk in public. Twenty-five-year-old Hilberto Cho
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Belize City Man Granted Bail After Alleged Knife Attack

A Belize City man accused of attacking another man with a knife is out on
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Honduran National Fined and Faces Deportation for Illegal Entry

A Honduran national was fined in court today for an immigration offense. Twenty-nine-year-old Carlos Martinez
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Accused Thief Charged Following Property Damage Case

Twenty-seven-year-old Jermaine Wagner was charged with damage to property just last week, but today he
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Mother and Children’s Terrifying Ordeal: Diesel Attack by Estranged Boyfriend

A mother of three is living in fear and uncertainty after her estranged boyfriend doused
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Real Estate Agent Detained for Questioning in Connection to Ricardo

Reports to our newsroom indicate that Frik de Meyere has been detained by the Police
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Police Commissioner Addresses Crime Situation in Belize for July and

The crime rate in Belize has been a discussion that never gets old.  The topic
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Lack of parental discipline a contributing factor of crime says

As the Police Commissioner presented the recent stats on crime, he also harped on the
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Robbery at Lakers Mini Mart Leaves Store Owner and Child

Three young men on bicycles carried out a robbery at Lakers Mini Mart on Lawrence
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Belize City Shooting Victim Undergoes Surgery After Targeted Attack

A young man was shot in Belize City this morning, and is currently receiving treatment
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Police Commissioner Calls for Apology After Opposition Leader’s Criticism

Commissioner of Police has taken offence at what he has termed as disrespectful comments that
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Mexican National Deported After Failing to Adhere to Employment Permit

Thirty-one-year-old Mexican national Javier Martinez was charged with an immigration offense yesterday, but was back
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Two Men Remanded on Firearms-Related Charges

Two Belize City men were arraigned today, jointly charged with firearms-related offenses.  Twenty-five-year-old, Elden Flowers
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Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Stolen Motorcycle

A man reportedly caught in possession of a stolen motorcycle  Forty-two-year-old David Gregorio appeared in
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Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking, Clearing Passenger of

A taxi driver and his passenger were jointly charged with drug trafficking today, but the
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BDF Soldier to Face Trial for Assaulting Police Officers and

Twenty-six-year-old Belize Defense Force soldier Freddy Grijalva is set to appear in court in October
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Belize City on Edge After Street Figure’s Murder Sparks Retaliation

Tonight, police are gearing up for possible retaliation after a known street figure was killed
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Belize City Resident Attacked, Stabbed, and Shot in Brazen Home

A man was attacked, stabbed, and shot inside his home last night in Belize City
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Police Intercept Cache of Weapons and Ammo at Port of

Last week, the police intercepted a cache of weapons and ammunition, but who were the
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Former Belize Defense Force Soldier Charged with Attempted Murder

A former soldier of the Belize Defense Force is behind bars after he was charged
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Hit-and-Run Tragedy Claims Life of Belize City Man

A Belize City man lost his life over the weekend after being severely injured during
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Tragic Discovery: Missing Teenager Found Dead Near Southern Long Caye

A teenager from Northern Belize who was reported missing in last week was found dead
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Chaotic Brawl Erupts in Naybaz Store in Southern Belize

Over the weekend, several persons received injuries during a no-holds brawl inside a Naybaz store
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Belize Police Successfully Recover Missing M4 Commando Rifle from BDF

An intense operation by the Belize Police Department has led to the recovery of the
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Cocaine Lab Uncovered in Southern Belize: Investigation Underway

As the Police made progress in recovering the stolen BDF rifle, there is another serious
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Nearly 30 gang members to be released from custody after

Almost thirty gang members will be back on the streets of Belize City tomorrow after
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Belizean Man Plans to Sue Government Over SOE Violation

A Belize City man is gearing up to sue the government for what his attorney
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Concerns Mount Over Minors’ Involvement in Gangs in Belize

While the SOE didn’t target any minors, there is a concern surrounding the involvement of
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Belize and Mexico Collaborate to Combat Rising Crime and Drug

Missing rifle; suspected cartel hires, and a cocaine lab – with the level of crime
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Joseph Budna Challenges Police Commissioner’s Version of Teen’s Murder

Last night, Joseph Budna went public on a local newscast, and rejected the Police Commissioner’s
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Investigators are probing into whether businessman Ricardo Borjas was killed

Investigators are probing into whether businessman Ricardo Borjas was killed for his involvement in an
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Residents of Armenia Village Fall Victim to US Visa Scam

Several residents of Armenia Village, Cayo District, were alleged victims of a scam by a
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Investigation Continues into Shooting of Minor and Joseph Budna

As a follow up to recent criminal investigations, Love News has confirmed that the minor
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Suspected sicarios detained on Monday released into Min. of Immigration’s

Love News has been reliably informed that Police have detained five more Mexicans.  We understand
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Elmer Nah’s Case Adjourned as Special Prosecutor is Sought

Elmer Nah’s case in the Belmopan High Court was adjourned until October when he appeared
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Skeletal Remains with Gunshot Wounds Found Near Belize-Guatemala Border

Police further out west are investigating the murder of a man whose body was found
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Son of Senior Police Officer Remanded for Stabbing Incident

The son of a senior police officer was remanded to the Belize Central Prison today
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Nicaraguan National Fined for Illegal Entry

A Nicaraguan national was fined in court today over an immigration offense. Twenty-four-year-old Fabian Flores
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Belize City Resident Out on Self-Bail After Rejected Guilty Plea

An eighteen-year-old Belize City resident is out on self-bail tonight after the court rejected his
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Elderly Man Tied Up During Home Invasion in Orange Walk

An elderly man from the Orange Walk District became the latest home invasion victim on
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Fight at Nightclub Leads to Partial Earlobe Amputation

A resident of Orange Walk Town lost a portion of his ear over the weekend
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Opposition Leader Calls for Urgent Government Action on Crime

The Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, is calling on the government to take
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Six Suspected Mexican Cartel Hitmen Apprehended in Corozal

Tonight, six Mexican nationals, believed to be connected to the Mexican cartel, are in police
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Leaked Court Deposition Raises Concerns for Family’s Safety

Portions of a court deposition has been leaked into the public domain that could possibly
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Weekend Bloodshed Shakes Cayo District with Double Homicide

On the bloody front of tonight’s newscast, we can tell you that the sequence of
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Belize City Businessman murdered in Apparent Hit

The second murder of the weekend took place on Saturday night in Belize City and
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Joseph Budna Involved in Fatal Shooting in San Ignacio

The third murder involved a convicted criminal, purportedly a news reporter, who has found himself
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Special Needs Teen Murdered in Belize City

The fourth and final murder of the weekend occurred last night in Belize City and
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Altercation Leaves Two Elderly Men Stabbed in Rural Belize

Two elderly men were hospitalized over the weekend after they were stabbed during an altercation
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Fatal Motorcycle Collision Claims Two Lives in Orange Walk

Over the weekend, a father of two and his brother-in-law lost their lives in a
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Belizean Athlete Competes at World Athletic Championships

A Belizean athlete represented the country at the World Athletic Championships in Budapest, Hungary over
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Honduran National Fined for Bus Windshield Damage

A Honduran national was charged with damage to property in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court
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Man Charged with Assault Inside Belize City Jewelry Store

Twenty-five-year-old Deon White was charged with a single count of common assault today for allegedly
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Man Fined for Cutting Neighbor’s Water Pipe

Twenty-seven-year-old Jermaine Wagner was fined today for cutting his neighbor’s water pipe. Wagner appeared in
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Belize City Resident Out on Bail for Drug Trafficking

A Belize City man is out on bail after being accused of drug trafficking. Eighteen-year-old
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Senior Citizen Accused of Sexual Assault Released on Bail

A senior Citizen is out on bail after being accused of sexually assaulting a teenager
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Belize City Mechanic Busted with Over a Pound of Marijuana

A Belize City Mechanic is out on bail after police busted him with over a
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Belize Forensic Science Services Process Over 1,800 Crime Scenes in

Belize’s National Forensic Science Services has reported that for the period, January to June 2023,
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High-Power Rifle Stolen from Belize Defense Force Camp Sparks Internal

The Belize Defense Force is investigating its own after a high-power rifle was stolen over
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Man Convicted of Property Damage Ordered to Pay Fine or

A Belize City man was convicted of damage to property this week, stemming from an
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Belizean Man Fined for Drug Trafficking, Given Deadline for Payment

A Belize City man was fined over seven thousand dollars in the Belize City Magistrate’s
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Belize Police Evidence Keeper Granted Leave to Leave Country Amidst

Thirty-eight-year-old Mario Bustillos, the evidence keeper of the Belize Police Department charged in connection with
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Trial Ends for Belizean Charged with Shooting at Police Officer

The trial of Belize City resident, Earl Baptist, who is charged with shooting at a
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Belize City Man Accused of Assaulting Officer Released on Bail

Tonight, a Belize City man accused of assaulting an officer is out on bail. Twenty-two-year-old,
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Investigation Launched: High-Powered Rifle Disappears from Belize Military Base

The Belize Defense Force and the Police have launched an investigation into the disappearance of
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Another report of a man engaging in unlawful sex with

There is a report of a man, again, engaging on unlawful sex with a minor,
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Honduran National Charged with Abetment to Murder in Belize Shooting

Police have arrested a Honduran national in connection with a murder in Camalote Village, Cayo
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Mother Dies After Hit-and-Run Incident: Calls Attention to Lack of

Glenda Estrada, the mother of a new-born who was knocked down last month, has died. 
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Man Shot in Domestic Dispute: Believed to Be Targeted by

A man was gunned down a stone’s throw away from his home in Belize City
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Man Shot in Domestic Dispute: Believed to Be Targeted by

Last night, another man was shot, and police believe he was targeted by his girlfriend’s
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Minor Caught with Loaded Gun in Belize City: Police Foil

Over the weekend, the police were able to foil an apparent crime after busting a
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Multiple Injuries in Traffic Accident Highlight Lack of Safety Measures

On Friday night, three people were injured in a road traffic accident on the Philip
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Charges Dropped in Property Damage Case: Domestic Dispute Resolved

A Mahogany Heights man has been charged with damage to property is free after the
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Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearms Possession: Three-Year Term Imposed

A Maskall Villager has been sentenced to prison after being found with two illegal firearms.
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Belize City Man Charged with Theft of Cellphone Released on

A Belize City man charged for stealing a cellphone is out on bail. Forty-six-year-old, Erron
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Allegations of Unfair Treatment in Brawl Case Emerge in Court

Two Caye Caulker residents are claiming unfair treatment after being charged in connection with a
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Police Department and Leadership Intervention Unit Hold Youth Basketball All-Star

This past Sunday, the Belize Police Department and the Leadership Intervention Unit held the all-star
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Police Officer Charged for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

A police officer has been charged with five counts of unlawful sexual intercourse.  The charges
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Teenager Fatally Shot in San Pedro Town

A teenager was killed early this morning in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye.  Love News
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Guilty Plea Results in Fine for Man Who Attacked Lover

A man who pleaded guilty to attacking his lover was fined in court today. Twenty-year-old
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Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Failing to Pay Judicial Order

A Hattieville businessman has been sent to prison for not paying a fine. Santiago Zaiden
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Senior Attorney Calls for Magistrates and Prosecutors to Strike Over

Senior attorney, Dickie Bradley has suggested that the magistrates and prosecutors go on strike until
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Police Commissioner Shrugs Off UDP’s Calls for his Resignation

The Taiwanese Government isn’t the only one under attack from the opposition, the Commissioner of
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Family Doubts Police, Commissioner Defensive as Hope Wanes in Solving

While the police continue to piece together the details surrounding Chavez’s murder, his family is
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Deputy Commissioner’s Proposal for Firearms Board Sparks Disagreement with Police

Is Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dr. Richard Rosado, out of his mind for supporting the
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Police looking to levy charges against Mervin Budran for sexual

The Belize Police Department may be looking to bring charges against Mervin Budram for the
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Fisherman Shot in Belize City: Investigation Underway to Identify Assailant

Investigators are hoping to bring charges against the person or persons who shot forty-nine-year-old Delbert
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Man Remanded for Violent Home Invasion and Stabbing Attack in

Belize City resident, twenty-one-year-old Rhondane Neal, has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison after
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Guilty Verdict and Fine for Theft of Water Tank from

A man was fined in court today for stealing a water tank from a government
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Theft Charge Dropped as Accused Returns Stolen Cellphone, Woman Set

A Belize City woman charged with stealing a cellphone is free after the complainant, who
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Man Fined for Domestic Dispute Offenses, Ordered to Compensate Victim

Twenty-five-year-old Tyrone Raheem Reyes was fined in court today after being charged with three offenses
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