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...

Police continue investigation into death of 7 year old

Police are still investigating the surprising and tragic death of a 7 year old child. Police are investigating Antwone Marin’s death as a “Death Investigation”  though preliminary indications are that the child took his own life. He was found hanging  from a wire in a bedroom and...

Bullet Tree GREAT program

The Bullet Tree Village G-R-E-A-T Summer Program came to a close on Friday, August 3rd. A ceremony was held in the community to end the program which started on July 30th and saw over 54 participants. Through the course of the week, the children were educated on various topics,...

San Ignacio officers awarded

Also on Friday August 3rd, the police formation of San Ignacio held their monthly officers of the month Award ceremony. 5 officers were awarded during the ceremony for their outstanding performances while a 6th officer was given the unconventional award of best dress. We heard...

Crime and policing in Belmopan

On the first of July, the Belmopan Police Department received a new Commander. He goes by the name of Superintendent Henry Jemmoth and he has policing experience both in Belize City and San Pedro. This morning, we sat down with Supt. Jemmoth to hear what his experience has been...

Police seeking Alexander Rios for gun charges

Police were conducting patrol in Unitedville Village, Cayo District at about 5:45 p.m., on Thursday August 2nd. They visited a creek that runs adjacent to the highway where they saw  two male persons, one of whom was identified to be Alexander Rios.  According to police, when...

Police update on Belmopan chopping

On Tuesday we told you about 18 year Jose Lopez, who was chopped and robbed in the Rivera Community of Belmopan while on his way home from work. While Police informed the Media this morning that Lopez was in a critical condition at the KHMH, we were able to find Lopez at his...

Police Department Receives Training on Stress, Trauma and suicide

The Employee Assistance Programme, under the Ministry of Public Service, Energy and Public Utilities, held a three-day training with the Belize Police Department at the Police Training Academy in Belmopan. Sixty-eight police officers with the rank of Inspector to Deputy...

Belizean police clueless about possible Sinaloa Cartel connected incident involving Belizean

A Belizean believed to have strong ties to the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico was detained by Mexican authorities in Chetumal last week Wednesday. Dioney Rolando, also known as ‘El Nene’,  is reportedly an employee of Zurizaday, the alleged operator of the Sinaloa Cartel in Chetuma...

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...

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...

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 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...

POLICE OPERATIONS CONTINUE

A Police operation in Belize City resulted in the discovery of several firearm ammunition. According to reports, police on mobile patrol conducted a search on an abandoned lot on Lavender Street in Belize City about 4 p.m. yesterday evening which resulted in the discovery of...

Teenager allegedly shot by cop

There are also other allegations in the south against police. According to reports, a Dangriga teenager is alleging that a police officer fired three shots at him; one of which grazed him. Police said they have no official report on this incident. Joseph Myvette, Head of...