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...

Arrest expected shortly in Richard Foster murder

Investigators are making progress in the Richard Foster murder case. Deputy Commander Chester Williams told the media today that the department assigned a chief investigator to the investigation. He added that an arrest is expected to be made as early as this weekend. Chester...

Nothing New In New Orleans

Deputy Commander Chester Williams was among the number of High Ranking delegates that went to the ‘Cure for Crime’ Workshop in New Orleans two weeks ago. Today, the media asked Williams to briefly share something shared in the workshop that Belize could possibly implement. In...

Deputy Compol attends training workshop in New Orleans

Deputy Commissioner of police Chester Williams left the Country once again on another training work shop. A couple weeks ago, Williams attended a training in Uruguay with High Ranking officers of various Nations. Yesterday, Williams told the media that he would be leaving the...

Security guards are high targets of criminals

Last week we told you that two 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. According to reports, sometime around 6:30 last Thursday night, 34 year old security guard...

MAN IN SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO RESISTED ARREST SAY CHESTER WILLIAMS

A video surfaced on Facebook yesterday showing three GSU officers using a great deal of force in the process of detaining a Belize City Resident. The video went viral with close to a thousand shares online and over 40 thousand views in one day. GSU officers are seen at the...

CHESTER RESPONDS TO POLICE COVER UP ALLEGATIONS

One of the top stories that made the news earlier this week had to do with a 13 year old minor who was shot by Police officers over the weekend for pointing a gun at the officers. In an Interview with Chanel 7 earlier this week, a parent of the 13 year old minor insisted that the...

NCFC CONDEMS POLICE DEPARTMENT; CHESTER WILLIAMS RESPONDS

The National Committee for Families and Children issued a press release condemning the recent arrest of the 13 year old minor who was shot by police and later charged for allegedly being in possession of a firearm. Officers say that they shot the minor because he pointed a...

Mario Vernon family continue quest for justice

Mario Vernon is the young man who was shot and killed in Punta Gorda over a month ago at the hands of a police officer. The officer, PC Tevin Aranda, was charged for manslaughter, as he reported that Vernon had a gun and was being pursued when Vernon turned around and aimed the...

 Protest over Killing of Mario Vernon

About 50 persons participated in a protest in Punta Gorda Town on Saturday. It was held due to the killing of  Mario Vernon earlier this month. Vernon was shot in the head on January 13th by a police officer. There have been different versions told of what transpired but the...

Police Officer charged with “Manslaughter” in shooting of Mario Vernon

The police officer who shot and killed Mario Vernon on Saturday January 13th has been charged. According to police, today, January 16, 2018, they charged 23 year old PC  Tevin Aranda for “Manslaughter” . Police say the charge of “ manslaughter“ as opposed to “murder”...

Voice recordings may help case of Missing Mark Pollard

Earlier this week, we told you of the continued efforts by activist Jose Luis Espat to find several missing persons. One of those missing persons is 49 year old Mark Pollard who went missing during his morning run in July of last year. Despite best efforts, Pollard remains...

New Evidence in Ahmad-Brown Case

Yesterday we shared with you a short clip of the interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington and Muslim activist Nuri Mohamed following a meeting with Fahreed Ahmad’s family, the minister, police, and members of the Muslim community. Today, we will share...

Police and Minister meet with Ahmad family and Muslim Community

Today, the Ahmad family called another press briefing following the murder of 38 year old Fareed Ahmad, allegedly at the hands of Woman Police Constable 24-year-old Michelle Brown. This is the third press briefing the family has called as they have been complaining of harassment...

PM satisfied that Fahreed case being properly investigated

Another current national issue has been the murder of Fahreed Ahmad which allegedly occurred at the hands of a police officer. The WPC was charged two days ago and the Ahmad family has since alleged that their family is being targeted and is actually on a hit list. Text messages...
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