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...

Belmopan enforcing crime prevention measures

The Belmopan Police Department will be enforcing several crime preventative measures within the capital city and surrounding villages. Today, Plus News was informed by O.C of Belmopan, Superintendent Harry Jemotth, that effective today, the Belmopan Police Department will be...

Belizean man detained in Mexico for crimes against biodiversity

A Belizean man bound to China was detained in Mexico by Mexican Government Environmental officials after being caught with protected marine life. According to Mexico News Today, the man was detained at the International Airport of Mexico City after being found in possession of...

ADDED FORCE IS NOT THE SOLUTION TO CRIME SAY BRICENO

Switching over to crime, recent statistic show that since the beginning of the year 79 people have been murdered. Of recently, there is also an increase in robberies, including last week’s brazen daylight robberies on Albert Street in Belize City. And, while the Government of...

Orange Walk Town council rehabilitates Police substation

 The police substation in Orange Walk had not been in operation for a while. The Orange Walk Town Council and Mayor Kevin Bernard, approached several businesses to join together to see the substation rehabilitated due to an increase of crime in the area.  Today, a small ceremony...

Man stabbed in Belize City

A man was stabbed in Belize City early this morning.  CIB Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino  told us more.  Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino – CIB, Belize City “This morning about 5:00 am police visited the KHMH and there they observed one Kenrick Valencia 34 years old security...

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”...

Police operations unearth more guns, ammo, and drugs

In the seemingly endless war on crime, police operations continue across the nation where guns, ammo, and drugs have been found. A .22 revolver was found earlier this week in Belize City. ON the 8th of January, police conducted searches in an abandoned lot on Antelope Street...

Second youth murdered from Youth Apprenticeship Program in two weeks

Two weeks ago Samuel Miguel was found beaten to death in an open parking lot on Orange Street in Belize City. He was a member of the Youth Apprenticeship Program of the Ministry of Education and had just recently been paid.  Tonight there is a second murder to report which also...

Another body unearthed in Orange Walk

Reports coming in to Plusnews this evening is that another body is being unearthed in Orange Walk. The body is said to be in the same vicinity where the body of the elderly Ramon Cervantes was discovered this weekend. Information is sketchy at this time and we have called the...

Ramon Cervantes Sr. found dead in Orange Walk

Police in the northern town of Orange Walk are rounding up suspects in the murder of 71-year-old businessman and former politician Ramon Cervantes, Sr. Cervantes was laid to rest late on Sunday after his body was found on an abandoned farm on the road to Honey Camp Lagoon, six...