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Murder reported near Pound Yard bridge!
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Murder reported near Pound Yard bridge!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly murdered about an hour ago near the Pound Yard bridge in Belize City. The incident happened during a confrontation between the deceased and someone from Pacheco’s Jewelry Shop on East Collet Canal. The police are at the scene and The Reporter […]

Armed robbery at Creole Wagans
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Armed robbery at Creole Wagans

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Reliable information reaching the Reporter is that an armed robbery occurred this afternoon at D Creole Wagans on E Street, King’s Park area, Belize City. The information is that four persons entered the compound, at least one of whom carried a gun, and they got […]

Man reportedly shot in Hattieville
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Man reportedly shot in Hattieville

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly shot this morning in Hattieville. Information reaching the Reporter is that the incident happened on a veranda somewhere behind the police station early this morning and that there was an argument between the accused and the killer. The Reporter will have […]

Boy, 13, shot twice by police; cops say they had to shoot
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Boy, 13, shot twice by police; cops say they had to shoot

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Elwin Pitter, 13, is in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) with two bullet wounds in his lower legs and a fractured right foot after police shot him during what they believe was an unavoidable incident. It happened around 4:30 on Saturday afternoon when the […]

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Fake cops escape with $20,000 in home invasion

By Michelle Sutherland Two armed bandits, who posed as police officers, stole over $20,000 from a Taiwanese national in a home invasion at his Ladyville home on May 31 around 8:50 p.m. According to police, Liang Gee Fong, 64, and his wife were at home that night when they heard […]

Dangriga mayor’s driver commits suicide in front of teens accusing him of sexual assault
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Dangriga mayor’s driver commits suicide in front of teens accusing him of sexual assault

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Maurice Serrano, 61, the driver for Mayor Francis Humphreys of Dangriga, ended his life suddenly just outside his house on Monday afternoon, in the presence of two young girls who had accused him of unlawful carnal knowledge. Just moments before that, Serrano was reportedly at […]

Hopkins man accused of rape at Mango Fest
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Hopkins man accused of rape at Mango Fest

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A Hopkins man, Edward Bowen, 22, is out on $5,000 bail after being accused of raping a minor at last weekend’s annual Mango Fest. Bowen was arraigned in Dangriga’s Magistrate COurt on Tuesday. Bowen was arrested on June 4 after a minor, 17, reported to […]

Police constable and three others charged with drug trafficking
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Police constable and three others charged with drug trafficking

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A police constable is one of several persons who faces drug trafficking charges following an incident between Santa Cruz and San Antonio villages, Orange Walk. Police intercepted a rented vehicle during a joint customs/police/BDF operation on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle had three occupants inside and […]

Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them
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Police say youth who was shot pointed gun at them

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say the minor who was shot this evening on Raccoon Street pointed a gun at them and they shot him in his feet to disarm and restrain him. Police say the incident unfolded around 5:15 p.m., when they responded to a reoort that a […]

Man chopped during argument
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Man chopped during argument

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly suffered chop wounds on the left side of his neck earlier today in Belize City. Thw incident happened on Mapp Street and left Zagreus Ford, 37, of Cleghorn Street wounded but in a stable condition. Ford claims he was standing on Mapp […]