Gas station robbers arraigned and remanded

Yesterday we told you about the arrests made by police in the robbery attempt at CP Gas station in Belize City. At today’s police media briefing,  Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino gave us an update.  Wilfredo Ferrufino, Police NCIB: On the 30th of July, sometime around 10am, police...

Authorities update on recent fires

An early morning fire destroyed the home of a family of three in Belama phase four, Belize City on Monday morning. The fire department was able to contain the fire, but not in time to save the structure. Chief Fire Officer at the Belize Fire Department, Orin Smith, told the media...

Harry Montero charged for robbery

23 year old Harry Montero was arraigned for the robbery. A total of 3 persons have since been arraigned for the armed robbery of Harpy’s Security Company on Antelope Street Extension where a security officer was held at gun point and 2 guns along with his handheld radio were...

No cooperation from witnesses in Dean Nemhard murder

Last night we told you about the death of 22 year old Dean Nemhard who was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street on Friday Night. Yesterday, Inspector Alejandro Cowo told the media that police are working to determine if...

Richard Oneal charged with attempted murder of Michael Tesecum

Police have arrested and charged one person in connection with the July 11th shooting of Michael Tesecum. 41 year old Micheal Tesecum  was shot multiple times while walking on Tibruce Street  that fateful night. Tesecum received gunshot wounds to the back, stomach and the left...

Dean Nemhard is Friday night’s murder victim

A 22 year old man is the latest victim of murder in the Old Capital. 22 year old Dean Nemhard was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street at about 11:55 p.m. on Friday Night. Nemhard reportedly received one gunshot wound to...

Project manager robbed of payroll

Over nineteen thousand dollars were stolen from a Belize City Project Manager while he was on his way to leave pay roll at his work site. 35 year old Jaime Dominquez reportedly left his worksite in Belama Phase 2 around 3 p.m. on Friday en route to Bella Vista to leave pay roll...

Robbery in Belize City junk yard

On Friday we told you of a robbery that happened in Belize City when persons were purchasing vehicle parts. Police have since released further information. 32 year old Byron Barrera, a Belizean Body works man, was at Kevin’s Junk yard located on Cedar Street sometime around...

36 lbs high grade cannabis and 9 mm pistols found by police

More drugs and guns were taken off the streets of Belize City over the weekend. On Friday, Belize City police officers conducted an operation in an abandoned lot on Nurse Finley Crescent which led to the discovery of  four 9 mm pistols, one  .38 revolver and over 36 pounds of...

Two minors shot by cop following armed robbery

2 minors and another male person were apprehended by Belize City police officers while trying to escape the scene of a robbery they had allegedly committed. Reports are that sometime round 6:30 last night, 34 year old security guard Dion Gentle had just arrived at his office at...

Amin Cooper charged for stabbing Fernando Oliva

27 year old Fernando Oliva made the news back in  2017 when he was successful in his lawsuit against Soca star, Destra. You may recall that Oliva went up on stage during Destra’s performance and was told to lie on the ground. The performer then jumped on Oliva’s stomach, in what...

Robbers make off with over a thousand dollars

There has been no official report on the incident but Plusnews understands that there was another armed robbery in Belize City today. Sometime after one o’clock this afternoon, two persons were reportedly in the vicinity of Cedar Street, Belize City purchasing vehicle parts when...

BDF Summer Camp closing

Over 90 campers took part in the Belize Defense Force Summer Camp over the past two weeks. The camp took place at the BDF base in Ladyville where campers had the opportunity to do some small boat unit training, among other activities.  Our media colleagues in Belize City visited...

Police detain one in 3 year old’s shooting

Over the past week, two shooting incidents occurred on Gill Street in the Fabers Road area. One of those shootings resulted in the death of 3 year old baby Ettana Bennet. Over the past several days, police have increased their presence in the area, with at least one additional...

Police meet resistance in detaining Brian Brown

Belize City Police conducted an operation at the house of 41 year old Brian Brown on Jimmy Dyer Avenue earlier today in an effort to detain him. The operation however, was not a smooth one.  Police officers were met by individuals throwing bottles in their direction,  in an...