DPM explains what led to State of Emergency

40 alleged gang members are incarcerated at the Belize Central Prison as a result of the declared State of Emergency in South Side Belize City. The men are expected to be locked down for a period of no more than 30 days. Over 60 men who were in lockdown for the past 7 days were...

DPM says desperate times call for desperate measures

As we have reported, there have been several concerns, particularly from lawyers defending the alleged gangsters, as well as human rights activists over the State of Emergency. Minister Faber was asked what are his thoughts about the concerns expressed. Hon. Patrick Faber, Deputy...

What happens after 30 days incarcerated?

As we said, 40 alleged gangsters are currently incarcerated and will be locked up for at least a month. So, what happens after their time is up and they are released from prison?  According to ACP Chester Williams, it does not end there. Williams says that Police will be doing...

Documents already drafted for more emergency zones in City if needed

Documents have been drafted for the entire south side Belize City in case a state of emergency needs to be declared in other parts of the City, says Chester Williams. That was his response to a question of potential gang outburst in other parts of the City. According to Williams,...

Fleeing gang members will be detained

Gang Members who make attempts to escape the Emergency area by fleeing to other parts of the country  will be detained wherever they are found. According to Chester Williams, regulations under the state of Emergency allows for those persons to be treated just as if they were...

DPM says Belize’s location key to nation’s drug trafficking problem

With the recent arrest and charge of two police men, a Belizean civilian, and two Mexicans in connection to the landing of a drug plane in the north, there has been much discourse regarding Belize’s fight against the drug trafficking trade. Several planes have been landed in...

Daylight robbery; suspects caught

Gas stations across the country continue to be prime targets for robberies. At about 12:30 this afternoon, two men, one armed with what appeared to be a hand gun, pulled off a brazen daylight robbery at the Puma Gas Station located at mile 2 ½ on the George Price Highway. As seen...

Citco awaiting the return of one more equipment

As we reported on Tuesday, two of three unaccounted Belize City Council equipment were delivered back to the council that day. The third piece of equipment is reportedly in United Ville being repaired. An email out lining the details of the day the two equipment were delivered...

PUP demands answers on closure of Vital Statistics office

The Vital Statistics office in Belize City is under new leadership. Last night, channel 7 news reported that the vital statics office was on lock down yesterday with a sign at its front entrance that read, ‘the system is being serviced”. However, According to the media...

Frank Smith arrested and charged for Aggravated Burglary

One man has been arrested and charged for Tuesday’s burglary at an apartment complex on Campos Avenue in Belize City.  Last night we told you that an apartment complex on Campos Avenue in Belize City saw several apartments burglarized; and in one of those cases, someone was at...

Belize National Women’s Volleyball Team win silver

The Belize National Women’s Volleyball Team won the silver medal in the 20th Central American Women’s Volleyball Championship, which was held in Belize City from August 4th-8th, 2018. In last night’s game against Guatemala’s National Team, Team Belize won a nail biting fiv...

Several apartments invaded and robbed by armed men

An apartment complex on Campos Avenue in Belize City saw several apartments burglarized; and in one of those cases, someone was at home at the time  of the invasion. On Tuesday August 7th, sometime around 4:30 p.m.,  42 year old Rosa Zorilla , a Cuban national, was inside her...

Missing CITCO Vehicles found

Two of the three missing Belize City Council Vehicles have been returned from a private property. Last night we told you that the Belize City Council was questioning the whereabouts of three vehicles that were unaccounted for after an internal audit was done by the Council’s...

Female shooter being sought

A gun toting female is being sought by police. According to reports, the female entered the doorway of a residence and fired a shot in the air. The report was made by 41 year old Barbara Myers, who told police that on Thursday August 2nd at about 8:00 p.m , she was at h...

Drug Trafficking charges  for Belize City residents

On Thursday, police operations in Belize City yielded over two thousand grams of weed. Police say they searched different areas on the South-Side of the crime ridden city and collected a total of 2,805 grams of cannabis.  No one was found in the areas and the drugs were labeled...