Two die in RTA on Placencia Road

Two Motorcyclists lost their lives on the Placencia road early this morning after they both ran into the rear of a parked truck. Reports are that a truck with mechanical issues was parked on the side of the road but it had no lights or caution for motorists. As a result, the two...

Belmopan Police officer served with NIP in Fatal RTA in PG

On Tuesday we told you that a 69 year old Punta Gorda man was knocked down and killed by a Belmopan Police Corporal driving a F150 Police Mobile.  Information was still scanty at the time as it relates to the destination of the Police Mobile and what led to the officers knocking...

Land dispute in Lemonal between police families

There is a land dispute issue brewing in the village of Lemonal between two family members. The dispute is between ex-police Corporal Tony Anthony and the Commissioner of Police’s Wife, Sharon Whylie.  The dispute is over a one point two acre of land that Anthony claims he has...

No suspects in Cash Express Robbery

Last night we told you about an armed robbery in San Pedro at the Insurance Corporation of Belize and Nation Wide Cash Express at the Corner of Tarpon Street and Pescador Drive. The culprit was able to escape with approximately eight thousand dollars from the business. ASP Myvett...

National Security officials meet with Mayan leaders

Hon. John Saldivar, Minister of National Security,  visited the Dolores Village in Southern Belize to meet with Mayan Leaders to discuss border incursion concerns. The villages of Otoxha and Dolores have been asking for BDF assistance in clearing the border between Guatemala and...

Church leaders speak out against Gay Pride Flag at US Embassy

The United States Embassy in Belize held a flag raising ceremony yesterday in honor of Pride Month. An LGBTQ Flag can now be seen flying below the U.S. flag on the U.S. Embassy in Belmopan. Pride month is not a celebration customary to Belize. However, the flag was raised in...

13 year old alleges rape at her home

A thirteen year old minor says she was raped at her home in the Belize District. According to police reports, on June 16th,  the female minor, accompanied by her mother, reported to police that on Friday 15th June, 2018 between 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., while at home , a male...

Arson in Corozal

Corozal police are investigating a case of arson. On Wednesday June 20th,  52 year old Sunil Talreja, an Indian Businessman of Progresso Village, was sleeping when he was awakened by someone calling his name. Upon checking, he saw four known male persons standing in front of his...

ALLEGED SILK GRASS HOME INVADER BEATEN TO DEATH BY VILLAGERS

An alleged home invader died outside the Southern Regional Hospital after he was beaten by Villagers in Silk Grass Village, Stann Creek 30-year-old Salvadoran National Renee Godoy allegedly tried to break into a home in Silk Grass Village sometime around 1 a.m this morning when...

Anti Drug Operations yield drug and ammunition discoveries

On June 14th,  Police conducted an Anti- Drug Operation in Camalote village. They searched an abandoned lot on an unknown street which lead to the discovery of a plastic bag containing 927 grams of cannabis. No one was in the immediate area at thee time of the discovery and so it...

OC Howell Gillett receives Public Service awards

Superintendent Howell Gillett was awarded today with the Public Service Award of Innovation for his leadership style that he has employed in the Police Department. Gillett uses community based efforts to address the needs of at risk children and youth. He has spearheaded several...