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Jared Ranguy Gets Three Life Sentences for Triple Murder

After 12 years in the courts, the triple murder case of Jared Ranguy came to
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Three Arrested in Esperanza Village Drug Bust

Three people from Esperanza Village, Cayo District were arrested on drug trafficking charges after a
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Police Arrest Three Men in Santa Elena Drug Bust

There was also a drug bust for a smaller amount in Santa Elena Town on
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Honduran National Faces Immigration Charges After Public Drinking Arrest

Honduran national 27-year-old Marcus Larias was taken to court on a charge of public drinking
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Belmopan Resident Sentenced for Facebook Marketplace Fraud

Tyler Malcolm, a resident of Bladen Street in Belmopan has made his life even more
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Technical Glitch Delays Sentencing in Ladyville Triple Homicide Case

The old adage “progress brings problems” was evident at the Belize High Court today as
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Belize City Man Granted Bail on Handling Stolen Goods Charge

A Belize City man is out on bail tonight after being charged with handling stolen
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Burglary Suspect Sentenced to Jail for Escaping Custody

Fifty-four-year-old Orlando Diaz will be spending his fifty-fifth birthday at the Belize Central Prison after
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Musa Weighs in on Makin

Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa has weighed in on the actions of police sergeant
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ComPol weighs in on new video of San Pedro Pistol

While the Commissioner initially stated that Melendez was evading the police, records show that the
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Patrick Faber faces criticism for refusing to share security camera

Yesterday, UDP Collett Area Representative Patrick Faber said in the House of Representatives that a
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Police Clear Minor Galindo in San Ignacio Hospital Terror Incident

Alleged gangster Minor Galindo is no longer wanted by police for the terror that occurred
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Western Belize Police Receive Vehicle Donation Amid Crime Surge

Today, police in western Belize received a donation of motor vehicles amid transportation issues and
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Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction in Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Murder

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of William “Danny” Mason and four others
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Chinese Businessman Granted Bail for Traffic Offenses

Chinese businessman, thirty-two-year-old Ziuhuan Chen, is out on bail today after pleading not guilty to
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Unreported Rape Case Revealed During House Debate on National Security

A woman was reportedly raped in the Collet Division last week in Belize City.  It’s
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National Security Bill Passes; Opposition Criticizes Government’s Crime Response

Faber’s comments come at the introduction of the National Security Bill which went through all
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Minister of Home Affairs compares crime stats

The debate of the National Security Bill carried on in today’s house meeting for an
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Minister of Home Affairs Defends Takes Aim at Leader of

As is the norm, the elected representatives could not go without slinging innuendos at each
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Bladen 12 Drug Plane Case Adjourned Due to Lack of

The trial of the Bladen 12, the men who are accused of facilitating a drug
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Accused Bed Sheet Bandit Behind Bars After Failing to Make

Tonight, a Belize City man accused of stealing his ex-girlfriend’s bed sheets is behind bars
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Fugitive Ellis Meighan Allegedly Aided by Cop in Escape to

Tonight, Ellis Meighan remains a wanted man in Belize.  Back in mid-April, an official wanted
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Police Commissioner Defends Officer After Pistol-Whipping Incident Sparks Outrage

The Belize Police Department has broken its silence on the video of a cop pistol-whipping
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Police Commissioner Refutes Accusations from Leader of the Opposition

As has become the norm, the Commissioner of Police is refuting claims made by the
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Suspect in Cotton Tree Village Shooting Remains at Large

The man who allegedly killed 39-year-old Clint Castillo and left 32-year-old Andrew Muns fighting for
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Belize City Man Fined for Slapping Daughter in Domestic Dispute

A Belize City father was fined in court today for slapping his adult daughter.  Fifty-five-year-old
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Belize City Resident Fined for Drug Trafficking After Guilty Plea

A Belize City man was fined at the Magistrate’s Court today after pleading guilty to
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Police Offer Cash Rewards for Information on Most Wanted Fugitives

Police are now offering a cash reward for information leading to the men named on
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Call Center Agent Granted Bail for Cyber Crime

A call center agent, Brian Lee Perriott was granted an eight thousand dollar bail plus
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Opposition Leader Condemns Police Officer’s Actions in Viral Video

Another matter discussed by the Leader of the Opposition was the weekend viral video of
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Belize City Man Fined for Stabbing Off-Duty Police Officer

A Belize City man was fined today, after pleading guilty to stabbing an off-duty police
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Cameron Williams Taken Back to Jail Under State of Emergency

Cameron Williams thought he was going home today, after spending 90 days on remand at
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Police Investigate Suspected Arson After Punta Gorda Home Destroyed by

Police are investigating the cause of a fire that gutted a wooden structure last night
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Belize City Senior Citizen Assaulted and Raped in Home; Suspect

A 60-year-old woman was raped inside her Belize City home last Wednesday, July 3.  The
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Roaring Creek Man Allegedly Linked to Police Station Shooting Arrested

Joshua Williams is the man in this video where three police officers from Roaring Creek
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Cayo Men Shot in Cotton Tree Village; Police Investigate Murder

Police in western Belize are investigating the murder of one man and the attempted murder
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Belize City Taxi Driver Remanded for Firearms Offenses Claims Self-Defense

A Belize City taxi driver who was remanded to prison for firearms offenses today, says
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Jamaican National to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation After Machete Threat

Forty-two-year-old Jamaican national Dwayne Dallas will need to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if
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Belize City Man Faces Up to Five Years for Cyberbullying

Tonight, an example is being made of a cyberbully as a Belize City man is
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Gun License Audit Faces Hurdles as Police Department Probes Continue

The Ministry of Home Affairs continues to probe into the Belize Police Department’s gun registry.
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Belize City Police Officer Charged for Drunk Driving Incident

A police officer was criminally charged this week after driving contrary to traffic and crashing
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Police Seek Assistance in Locating Stolen Vehicle

The Belize Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen vehicle.
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Price Gouging Outrage in San Pedro and Caye Caulker

In related news: San Pedro and Caye Caulker residents are up in arms over instances
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Social Media Video Sparks Outcry Over Elder Abuse

A video started making rounds on social media today of a man pleading with authorities
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Home Affairs Ministry Proposes Tougher Penalties for Gang Activity

Amid the declaration of two States of Emergency within six months, the Ministry of Home
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Police Crackdown Continues as Key Gang Members Evade Capture

Since the measure was declared in portions of the Belize and Cayo Districts dozens of
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Police Seek Breakthroughs in Murder Investigations During Gang Crackdown

While the men are locked away, police are hoping to make breakthroughs in several murder
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Santa Elena Murder Linked to Gang Retaliation

Investigators out west say the murder of Anthony Smith was gang-related. On Sunday, a gunman
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American National Wanted by Belize Police for Multiple Complaints

American national Joseph Camp remains wanted by police for several complaints made against him. Camp
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Commissioner of Police Concerned Over Brother’s Mental Health

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says he is concerned about the mental health of his
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Government Faces Challenges in Human Trafficking Fight

The Government of Belize continues to face significant challenges in its fight against human trafficking.
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Search Continues for Suspect in Police Commissioner’s Home Shooting

Brady Tillett, the man who allegedly supplied the weapon used to shoot up the home
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Belize Police Issue Most Wanted List: Five Men Sought for

The Belize Police Department has issued a list of the five most wanted men in
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Belize High Court Adjourns Cases Due to Impending Hurricane Beryl

With the incoming storm, the Belize High Court cases are being adjourned until Tuesday, July
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Phone Theft Suspect Unwittingly Targets Police Officer, Granted Bail

When 50-year-old Martin Carcamo decided to snatch an unsuspecting woman’s phone, he had no idea
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Woman Beaten Unconscious in Corozal, Perpetrator in Custody

A woman was beaten unconscious early Sunday morning in the presence of her 10-year-old child
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Home Affairs Minister Issues Cyberbullying Warning Following Viral Videos

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has weighed in on the videos that went viral
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Relationship Tragedy: Man Fatally Stabbed in Blackman Eddy Domestic Dispute

After being together for five years, the relationship between Tisha Ireland and Paul Arthurs ended
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Elderly Man Fatally Shot in Orange Walk; Police Investigate

A shooting incident just after midnight on Sunday in Orange Walk Town claimed the life
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22-year-old Jasmine Fortune in critical condition after Belize City shooting

A Belize City woman was shot in the early hours of Sunday morning. Initial reports
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Lord’s Bank Resident Remanded Over Social Media Video Promoting Gang

Twenty-four-year-old Lord’s Bank resident Lyndell Parham was remanded to prison today over a video being
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Santa Elena Shooting Victim Dies from Injuries; Investigation Underway

The violence in Santa Elena Town continues as one Anthony Smith lost his life after
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Toledo Man Injured in Violent Chopping Incident; Suspect in Custody

A violent altercation on Saturday resulted in a chopping incident in Jacintoville, Toledo. The incident
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Sleepwalking Defense in Triple Family Murder: Jared Ranguy’s Sentencing Under

Was sleepwalking a factor in the case of Jared Ranguy murdering three members of his
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Couple Denied Bail Release Due to State of Emergency Despite

Accused gang affiliate and scammer Doris Grant and her common-law husband Austin Underwood thought they
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Home Affairs Minister Speaks Out on Attack on Police Commissioner’s

After almost four days, the Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has broken his silence
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Special Investigative Team Formed to Tackle Belize’s Crime Surge

The Ministry of Home Affairs has built a special investigative team comprised of several units
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State of Emergency Extended for 60 More Days Amid Rising

As it relates to the SoE, Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, reported on the
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Trinity Methodist School Targeted by Thieves on Last Day of

Thieves targeted Trinity Methodist School again this week. Principal Jamell Campbell confirmed that a butane
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Son of Police Academy Cook Charged in Attack on Commissioner’s

The son of one of the cooks for the Belize Police Training Academy has been
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Prime Minister Endorses 90-Day Detention in Latest State of Emergency

As it relates to the current State of Emergency, the Prime Minister registered no objections
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Mother of Murdered Solomon Coleman Pleads for Justice 30 Days

Thirty days ago, on May 28, Solomon Coleman was killed in Belmopan.  A few days
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Daring Assault on Police Commissioner’s Residence Leads to Arrest

Last night, the residence of the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams became the focal point
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Commissioner Williams’ Comments on Leadership Style Amid Perception He has

One of the sentiments that have arisen since the attack is the Commissioner’s change in
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Police Continue Manhunt for Gang Members After State of Emergency

Tonight, police in the Belize and Cayo Districts remain on the hunt for alleged gang
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Popular Meat Pie Vendor Murdered While Working as Security Guard

In Belize City, there is yet another murder to report tonight as a popular meat
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Belize City Man Out on Bail After Burglary and Theft

A Belize City man is out on bail tonight after being charged with crimes of
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ComPol says amendment to criminal code will affect police more

Two weeks ago on June 11, Cabinet gave the approval to have the Criminal Code
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Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow Condemns Criminal Code Amendment

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, has reiterated his position on the Briceno Administration’s
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Authorities Crack Down on Suspected Gang Members Amid Rising Violence

In response to escalating gang violence, today, authorities initiated a sweeping crackdown under a State
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Police Charge Two in Connection with Recent Murders in Crime

Since police launched their operations, several accused murderers have been detained and charged. Yesterday, 24-year-old
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Opposition Leader Criticizes New State of Emergency as Ineffective Crime

Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow called a press conference today to address several matters of
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Opposition Leader Barrow Disputes Police Commissioner’s Views on Crime and

In his normal fashion, Opposition Leader could not go without mentioning the Police Commissioner and
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Police Investigate Roaring Creek Station Attack

Under the State of Emergency, investigators out west hope to capture the man they believe
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Residents of Cotton Tree Village Protest Gang Crackdown Under SOE

The police’s crackdown on alleged gang members has angered a handful of residents in Cotton
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Notorious Street Figure Ellis Meighan Wanted for Murder, Believed to

Tonight, notorious street figure Ellis Meighan remains a wanted man after he allegedly killed a
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Police Refute Businessman’s Claim of Attempted Robbery by Officers

The Belize Police Department is refuting claims made by Mennonite businessman Saulus Penner. Last week,
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Marquis Conorquie Charged with Murder and Attempted Murder in Weekend

Twenty-four-year-old Marquis Anthony Conorquie appeared in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court today, charged in connection
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Robert Arnold Arraigned for March Murder of Rudolph Lewis

Twenty-one-year-old Robert Arnold was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court today for the March
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Man Fatally Shot in Belize City, Suspect Arrested

One man is dead, and another is behind bars following a shooting in Belize City
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Two Men Injured in Belize City Shooting Incident

Less than 24 hours after Bodden’s murder, Police were called to another shooting incident in
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Gunman Opens Fire on Roaring Creek Police Station

In what may have been the most lawless act seen in the country for some
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Belize Maintains Tier 2 Status in 2024 Trafficking Report

Belize remains a Tier 2 country in the 2024 Trafficking in Persons Report. The U.S
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Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered for Manslaughter Suspect

The Belize City Magistrate’s Court has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for thirty-three-year-old Ashban Grant, to
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Jeffery Pott Arraigned for Murder of Dion Bodden

As a follow up to the weekend murder of Dion Bodden, 35-year-old Belize City resident
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Police Commissioner Issues Warning Amid Gang Violence

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has issued a warning to residents, particularly, the gang elements and
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