Police chase would be criminal; obtain gun

Police were able to take another gun off the streets of Belize City today, and this time they might have also prevented a planned criminal act from occurring. According to Deputy Commander Chester Williams, police officers were patrolling Albert Street this morning when they...

Alberto Vargas shot and killed

A 21 year old was shot to death while sitting in a vehicle in front of a food stall on the Belize Corozal Road. Reports are that 21 year old Alberto Vargas Jr. was seated in the front passenger seat of a dark green Ford Escape vehicle, driven at the time by Jose Medina , who had...

Woman shot in Queen Square

A 34 year old woman is the latest Belize City shooting victim. Reports are that sometime around 8 o’clock last night, 34 year old Ambrosa Bernandez was socializing at an alley mouth in Queen Square, along with 4 other women and several children, when a lone gun man pulled...

Emerson Talbert shot while playing video games

Another Belize City man is dead as a result of gun violence. 22 year old Emerson Talbert was at a friend’s house on Cemetery Lane on Sunday sometime around midnight. They were playing video games when a male person showed up and shot Talbert in the neck. Police told us more. ASP...

Two injured in home invasion in Belize City

Two persons received injuries in a home invasion in Belize City. 37 year old Kenrick Sanchez, a Belizean carpenter of a Lakeview Street address, was at  home on Saturday afternoon with friends. According to police reports, two male persons, one of whom was armed with a firearm,...

Explosion at Belize City house

Information is still sketchy at this time but reports of an explosion at a home in Belize City have been received. The explosion happened sometime before 5 o’clock this evening at a residence located at the corner of Mahogany and Mopan Streets in Belize City. We do not know the...

Two arrested in connection to restaurant robbery

There was a robbery in Belize City at New Fortune Restaurant the corner of King Street and East Collet Canal. It happened on Thursday July 5th sometime around 10 p.m. The owner of the business, 54 year old Xinhui Zhang was inside his establishment when three male persons entered;...

Akeem Vargas shot and killed

There was another murder in the streets of Belize City last night. 25 year old Akeem Vargas was reportedly walking on Wagner’s Lane sometime around 7 o’clock last night when he was approached a male person who fired several shots in his direction.  Vargas was shot once to the...

Belize City Park privatized

What was once a Public Park and Play Ground in the Port Loyola area is now privately owned land. Plus News retrieved documents earlier this week revealing that 314.33 square meters of land in Port Loyola, which was once a Public Park and Play Ground, was privatized and...

Arson suspected in Monday fire in Belize City

There was another house fire where arson is suspected. This one happened in Belize City on Monday . Superintendent Alejandro Cowo tells us more.  ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C. of N.C.I.B.: Police personnel and Fire Department personnel responded to #32 Tea Street, where upon arrival...

Duo charged for weed and assaulting cops

Two Belize City men are claiming police brutality after they were dragged to court on charges of weed, assaulting a police officer, harm and resisting arrest. The men are 23-year-old Trevor Brown, and 20-year-old Erwin Hamilton. The duo was charged jointly with one count each of...

Belize City Center as Emergency hospital in case of Hurricane

the month of June we reported that the Karl Huesner Memorial hospital will be using the newly built Belize Civic center as their Emergency Hospital during the Hurricane Season. During this morning’s press conference, New Chief Executive officer for the KHMH, Michelle Cox-Hoare,...

CITIZENS SECURITY SUMMIT

The Ministry of National Security is inviting the public to a Citizen Security Summit on Wednesday July 18th at the Belize City Civic Center.  According to a press release issued by the Ministry, the Summit will provide a forum for stakeholders and other interest groups to...

TEEN MISSING FOR 9 DAYS

A 17 year old Belize City Resident has been missing for 9 days. According to his father, 38 year old Carlos Canek, he took his son, 17 year old Mangor Canek on Curassow Street in Belize City to meet some friends on June 25th. However, Canek has not returned home since.  Canek is...

Nationwide Cash Express robbed

There was an armed robbery in San Pedro this morning. According to police reports, sometime around eight this morning, the Insurance Corporation of Belize and Nation Wide Cash Express at the Corner of Tarpon Street and Pescador Drive, San Pedro Town was opening up for business...