Crime & Police News

Ministry of Education will look into the misconduct of Canaan

Yesterday, a parent came forward explaining that their daughter had been propositioned by a teacher
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Body of a man found out west

 The body of a man was found this afternoon in a cane field off the
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The Court returns to the scene of Laddie’s death

Today, the manslaughter trial of former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez for the shooting death of
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PG Liquor Licensing Board hold first meeting for 2023

The Liquor Licensing Board in Punta Gorda Town held its first meeting for the year
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Teacher under investigation at Canaan SDA High School

A male teacher at Canaan Seventh-Day Adventist High School in Belize City is in the
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Four more witnesses take the stand in the Manslaughter Trial

Today was day four in the manslaughter trial of former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez for
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Independence villager fighting to stay alive after allegedly being hit

 A construction worker of Independence Village is fighting for his life after being hit by
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Bandits target delivery man in armed robbery out west

A delivery man was injured during an armed robbery this morning near the Cayo CET
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Rape in Lord’s Bank

A twenty-three-year-old woman was raped on Monday, January 30 in Lord’s Bank Village. According to
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He Stole from his Own Mother

Twenty-five-year-old Jose Raul Pineda is facing jail time after he admitted to stealing more than
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Police Cadet in PG get wind instruments

The Belize Police Department Cadet Corp in Punta Gorda has been a beneficiary of Sir
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William Dawson Laid to Rest

Today, William Dawson was officially laid to rest in the Old Capital. A ceremony to
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BPD Works to Maintain the Peace Throughout Belize City Streets

It has been made certain that the work of the Leadership Intervention Unit (LIU) will
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Body found in Belize City; Missing man family believe it’s

On Friday, a Belize City family received the closure they were desperately searching for when
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Traffic Incident Leaves One Man Dead

Tour Guide of Medina Bank Village, thirty-three-year-old Macario Coy, died last night following a road
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Motorcyclist dies after being rear-ended by passenger bus

Another motorcyclist lost his life over the weekend in the Toledo District. According to police,
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Man sets up fake police checkpoint in Belize City

Over the weekend, a man was detained for operating an illegal checkpoint in Belize City.
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Businessman survives attempted murder and robbery

Tonight, a Belize City businessman is lucky to be alive after being stabbed and robbed
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Third person charged in Cayo holdup

 Police have charged a third person in connection with an armed hold-up in the Cayo
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Two are to be charged in Silk Grass stabbing

Two persons are detained following a stabbing incident in southern Belize. Love News understands that
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Police officer receives minor injuries in traffic incident

Police Officer 36-year-old Salome Brown was knocked down while on duty on Franks Eddy Road
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Day Two of Trial Against Officer who Shot Laddie Gillett

The trial against Corporal Akeem Martinez, the police officer accused of fatally shooting Laddie Gillett,
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ComPol Says Drivers Need to Be More Careful

The weekend was slated with a series of road traffic incidents, one of which claimed
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BDF at 45: BDF Day held over the weekend

The Belize Defence Force is marking 45 years of service to the country this month
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Trial for Laddie’s death Commences in Dangriga

The trial against Kareem Martinez, the police officer who fatally shot Laddie Gillett in July
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Jasmine Hartin Returns to Court

Canadian Jasmine Hartin was back in the San Pedro Magistrate Court this afternoon. Hartin appeared
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Police Department receives new information on missing men

Contrary to the belief that two of the men that are reported missing migrated to
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Blasting Bullet in Honor of William Dawson?

Last night, there was a shooting at the corner of Pelican and Seagull Streets in
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Private Prosecutor to be Hired for Ramnarace Murder Case

Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, Kareem Musa has indicated that a special
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Private Prosecutor to be Hired for Ramnarace Murder Case

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, says he is willing to work with the Ramnarace family
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ComPol Says the Continue to Monitor Haitians Moving Through Belize

The Belize Police Department (BPD) continues to monitor the movement of undocumented Haitian nationals into
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Police Await Further Information from Investigation Surrounding Asian Nationals

 The Belize Police Department is investigating the group of Asian nationals who entered Belize with
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Father Charged for the death of his 4-year-old Son

Forty-year-old Desi Alvarez has been charged for the death of his four-year-old son, Javin. Alvarez
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National Forensic Science Service of Belize Gets Two New Labs

The National Forensic Science Service of Belize (NFSS) inaugurated two laboratory spaces geared at improving
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Belize Police Department Looks to Replace Vans

The Belize Police Department is looking to decommission some of the police vans, which at
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Doctor Shares Experience of Domestic Abuse

Belize City resident, Dr. Anges Joseph has boldly taken to social media to share her
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William Dawson to be honored by the Belize Police Department

 Since yesterday, the outpour of sorrow has continued for the family of William Dawson. Dawson
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Police Leadership meets with Toledo Formation

Efforts to improve the police department’s crime-fighting strategy continued with a meeting in Toledo. As
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Are “missing” Belize City men in the country?

Tonight, we can report that two men believed to have vanished without a trace have
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Reports of Haitians ‘Detained’ Persist

Consistent reports to Love News suggest that Haitian Nationals who recently entered the country are
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The police are cracking down on human smuggling

Our newsroom has received reports that the police are manning the doors of the hotel
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Police Minister on Deported Chinese

 In our interview with Police Minister Kareem Musa, we also asked about the nine Chinese
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Police Minister “frowns” on former ACP Marco Vidal’s questioning a

 Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Marco Vidal was captured on surveillance camera speaking to a
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Eufemio Garcia’s murder was drug related

The Belize Police Department believes that the weekend murder of 38-year-old Eufemio García was drug
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Still no arrest in the murder of Byron Herrera

While the police have been able to ascertain a motive in Garcia’s murder, they continue
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Police tie alleged killer cop’s firearm to Polanco’s murder scene

Investigators have made a breakthrough in the investigation into Elvis Polanco’s murder. The police have
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And Update on Fire in Seine Bight Village

The National Fire Service continues its investigations into the Seine Bight house fire which left
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Did elderly men from Belmopan lie to the police?

Investigators continue to work toward clearing the names of two police officers who allegedly robbed
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Men Charged for Robbing Pair of Women

One man has been charged for robbing two women with a machete. 18-year-old Kelvin Landero
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A Savior of the Streets is lost

Tonight, people in all sectors of society are mourning the death of William Dawson, a
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What’s next for the Leadership Intervention Unit?

The sudden passing of William Dawson this morning has many people asking “what’s next for
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Home Affairs Minister Discusses the triple-tiered, multi-sectoral approach to tackling

Throughout the last two years, the Government – particularly its Ministry of Home Affairs and
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Stop Child Abuse!

Minister Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, also weighed in on how her ministry addresses cases of child abuse
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ComPol Williams says the force is devastated by Charro’s death

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, says that the rank and file of the police
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Inspector “Charro” Passes

 The Belize Police Department is morning the loss of forty-four-year-old Inspector Graciano “Charro” Briceno. A
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Abduction in Orange Walk District

Police in Orange Walk are investigating a case of abduction. Thirty-one-year-old Amir Carrillo told police
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Akeem Augustine’s family says they are being threatened by his

Tonight, the family of 27-year-old Akeem Augustine, a Belize City man who went missing last
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Two women robbed; two suspects caught

Police are conducting investigations into an armed robbery that happened in San Ignacio. Love News
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Human Remains Found in Belize City

Human remains were found this afternoon in Belize City.  Crime scene technicians were called out
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Man Drowns in Belize City

Roy Cox, Security Guard: “So I went across the street and called the two police
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Yo Creek shooting claims the life of a father of

Tonight, investigators in the Orange Walk District are probing into the most recent act of
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San Pablo man dies after allegedly being beaten by his

Police in Orange Walk are investigating the death of a man whose family says he
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Police probe road accident in the north, which claimed golden

Investigators are still trying to definitively determine the circumstances, which ended 80-year-old Augusto Acosta’s life.
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Phishing Scam not quite in rear view; Heritage Bank and

Who are the unscrupulous figures behind the phishing scam involving Heritage Bank customers? That’s what
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Justice for Laddie Foundation engages for change

The Justice for Laddie Foundation held a “Youth for Change Symposium” in Belize City on
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Man shoots his brother in Yo Creek Village

A separate act of gun violence in Yo Creek Village on Saturday night resulted in
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Police probe suicide in San Pedro Holding Cell

30-year-old Eric Gutierrez was found dead inside a holding cell at the San Pedro Police
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Group of Asian Nationals Deported from Belize

Today, nine Asian nationals were deported from Belize after authorities determined that their documents were
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Is Marco Vidal Off the Hook?

Police Commissioner Chester Williams today answered questions from the media regarding former ACP, Marco Vidal.
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Elmer Nah’s Attempted Murder Charge to be Upgraded

As for the accused killer cop, Elmar Nah- he has yet to be charged for
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Post-mortem Examination on body of Viviane Belisle-Ramnarace Pending

As we told you, Viviane Belisle-Ramnarace died two weeks after the heinous crime was committed.
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Two Men Charged for the murder of San Pedro Businessman

Two men have been charged for the murder of San Pedro businessman, Elvis Polanco. They
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Marco Vidal Questioned by Investigators

Former Assistant Commissioner of Police was today interviewed by investigators in the presence of his
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Marco Vidal Being Sought for Questioning

Police Commissioner Chester Williams confirmed this evening that former ACP Marco Vidal is being sought
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The BPP’s Leader wants the BPD to be overhauled

And the UDP is not the only political party weighing in on the allegations brought
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The LOO says GOB’s multi-sectoral approach to crime is failing

One person criticising Cabinet’s retreat is UDP Leader, Moses Barrow. He says that it’s time
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National Forensic Science Service Says 2022 Records the Highest Number

The year 2022 recorded the highest number of autopsies that the National Forensic Science Service
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Delayed Post-Mortem Cases Cause by Staff Shortage at National Forensic

Although autopsy numbers are high, there is still a backlog in post-mortem cases due to
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NFSS Sets the Foundation To Conduct Future DNA Testing in

The National Forensic Science Service (NFFS) is also looking to conduct DNA analysis testing in
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Belize Forensic Department to Undergo Systematic Overhaul

The Belize National Forensic Science Service along with members of about ten other stakeholder agencies
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Stephen Lopez’s family appeals to the public after he’s been

The Lopez and Cain families in Georgeville, Cayo are asking for your help in finding
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Belize City Woman Claims that her Neighbours Are Abusing Her

Belize City resident, Tanya Lopez, is at wit’s end with her neighbours whom she claims
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The Belisle/Ramnarace family breaks their silence

A spokesperson for the Ramnarace family spoke to the media today and says that the
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Is their outside interference in the Ramnarace triple murder?

During today’s police briefing, reporters asked ASP Fitzroy Yearwood about reports that suggest outside interference
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Vivian Belisle-Ramnarace remembered a champion in conservation and a loyal

As we told you, hope faded over the weekend when Vivian Belisle-Ramnarace died after she,
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Toledo man shot by police after brandishing firearm

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, has ordered an internal and criminal investigation into an
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Elderly men being investigated for making false police report

The police may soon be levying criminal charges against two elderly men from Belmopan City
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Burglars target Kuxlin Ha Government in Cayo District

Police are expected to probe at least two break-ins reported at Kuxlin Ha Government School
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Toledo man burns down his brother’s house

A man from the Toledo District has been charged by police for intentionally setting his
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The police are confident they have the right man in

 Police Press Officer, ASP Fitzroy Yearwood, says the police department is confident that they have
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Belize City Woman Claims that her Neighbours Are Abusing Her

Belize City resident, Tanya Lopez, is at wit’s end with her neighbours whom she claims
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LOO Says High Cost of Living is Burdening Belizeans

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow, says skyrocketing inflation on basic necessities is weighing
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Elmer Nah to face additional murder charges after Vivian Ramnarace

Accused killer cop, Elmer Nah, will be slapped with an additional murder charge after shooting
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Retired US Citizen Victim of Home Invasion

A seventy-year-old retired American from Santa Elena Town was a victim of an armed home
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Teen charged for the murder of Emert Flowers; His mother

 The mother of a minor charged with murder says he is innocent; and claims she
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Forensic Specialists from New Jersey Assist the NFSS With Cold

A team of forensic science specialists is in Belize assisting the Crimes Investigation Branch of
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Police Minister Weeds Out the Crooked Cops

Prime Minister, John Briceño, says Police Minister, Kareem Musa is weeding out crooked crops from
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The search for Christopher Sosa continues

Tonight, the family of Christopher Sosa wants closure after the 29-year-old was last seen six
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Police Investigating Validity of Home Invasion Report

Police in Belmopan are investigating a report filed by eighty-year-old Candido Martinez and his brother,
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Heritage Bank responds to phishing challenges

The phishing scam, which has been made public in recent days, has led one commercial
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