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Police arrest and charge suspect for double chopping

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belize City police have charged a Belize City resident who allegedly inflicted multiple chop wound to two individuals while they were socializing at a residence on Central American Boulevard early on Tuesday morning. Aymon Flores, 22, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer last Wednesday […]

Lenox burges
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Wedding crasher is charged with wounding a woman

By Anita Nembhard/Flowers Freelance Reporter A fight broke out at wedding held at the YWCA on November 18th and an alleged wedding crasher currently faces a number of wounding charges, after getting into a fight with a woman. After a night on lock down at the police station, 26-year-old Lennox […]

Police seeks two suspect for shooting which caused the death of, twenty-two-year-old Brenda Jandrez .
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Corozal woman succumbs to gunshot injuries

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter The investigation into a shooting incident which happened over two weeks ago in Corozal town has been updated to a murder investigation after Brenda Jandrez, 22, died from her injuries over the weekend. Police are now seeking two suspects, who were previously in police custody […]

83-year-old Sand Hill resident Hubert Richards, reported missing.
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Missing man’s family seeks help

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter The family of an elderly Belize City man are worried after he reportedly went missing on Thursday afternoon en-route to his home in Sand Hill Village. Hubert Richards, 83, was last seen alive on November 16th, in the Coral Grove Area of Belize City after […]

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Arsonist sets fire to house and vehicle in Mahogany Heights

By Michelle Sutherland Hattieville police are searching for a man suspected of setting fire to a house and a vehicle in the Mahogany Heights village early Friday morning. According to police, around 3:00 a.m. last Friday, a man dressed in full black was seen running away from the residence of […]

ACP Joseph Myvett (r) and Inspector Wildredo Ferrufino, CIB
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Police constables interdicted on allegations of abuse against cadets

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Two police constables from the Placencia Community Policing unit have been placed on disciplinary charges following a report that they abused their authority when they took a group of young boys on a camping trip last weekend. One of the constables faces 5 disciplinary charges, […]

29-year-old Jose Valladarez charged for murder of Armenia resident 29-year-old Carlos Navarijo.
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Couple charged for murder of Armenia villager

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Late Thursday evening Belmopan police successfully cracked the murder case of 29-year-old Carlos Albeno, who was found dead with gunshot wounds to his chest on Monday morning. Jose Valladarez, 29, was charged for murder while his common-law wife, 27-year-old Amelia Garrido was charged for ‘abetment […]

Police investigate circumstance surrounding the death 41-year-old Howard Aaron Nicholas who was found washed ashore on beach in Dangriga.
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Dangriga man found dead on beach

By Michelle Sutherland Dangriga police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination to be conducted on the body of 41-year-old Dangriga resident, Howard Aaron Nicholas, who was found dead on the beach in Dangriga town Wednesday evening. Dangriga police believe Nicholas was under the influence of drugs and was […]

Twenty-nine-year-old Justin Austin Williams, charged for rape of woman.
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Roaring Creek man remanded for rape

By Michelle Sutherland A Roaring Creek resident was remanded to the Hattieville prison last Friday after it is alleged that he was caught in the act of raping a pregnant woman in the wee hours of Friday morning. Justin Austin Williams, 29, was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Court on […]

Drivers escape death in early morning RTA
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Drivers escape death in early morning RTA

By Benjamin Flowers Two people narrowly escaped death this week, following an early morning road traffic accident between miles 5 and 6 on the George Price Highway. Devon Bailey, 25, of Belize City, and Randean Valerio, 25, also of Belize City, were headed towards Belize City around 7:00 a.m. on […]