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Police investigate fires in Stann Creek, Orange Walk
General / Weekend News

Police investigate fires in Stann Creek, Orange Walk

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating two fires, both of which they suspect were cases of arson. In the first instance in Dangriga, police say they were summoned to mile 25 on the Southern Highway sometime around 7:25 on Saturday night, where they observed a wooden and thatch […]

Post mortem suggests elderly man’s death was caused by a fall
General / Weekend News

Post mortem suggests elderly man’s death was caused by a fall

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say that an elderly man who was found lying critically injured on the George Price highway did not suffer the injury at the hands of anyone else. Cladius Meighan, 80, who was found unconscious near mile 3 last week Tuesday had a large gash […]

Police detain two suspects for Roaring Creek murder
General / Weekend News

Police detain two suspects for Roaring Creek murder

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have detained two suspects for the murder of Errol Gabourel, 26, who was discovered floating in the Roaring Creek river last week Wednesday. At Friday’s police/media briefing, Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvette said that one of the suspects was the subject of several […]

Fareed Ahmad was shot by someone inside his vehicle, police say
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Fareed Ahmad was shot by someone inside his vehicle, police say

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Fareed Ahmad, the barber who was shot dead inside his SUV in Hattieville early Thursday morning was likely shot by someone who was inside the vehicle, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams says. Williams gave the details of the murder at a press briefing today […]

Police make arrest for November traffic fatality
General / Weekend News

Police make arrest for November traffic fatality

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have made an arrest for the November 22nd traffic fatality in Dangriga that claimed the life of Alexander Zuniga who was knocked off a bicycle on George Price Avenue. Police have arrested and charged Brandon Kerr, a Belize Defence Force soldier with ‘manslaughter by […]

Police Department introduces plan to address security and traffic issues
General / Weekend News

Police Department introduces plan to address security and traffic issues

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize Police Department has introduced new measures as of today to address traffic issues and to help keep people safe over the New Year’s holiday weekend. New checkpoints have been posted in all districts, cities, towns and major villages to address the issue of […]

Maleek Pitts charged with drug trafficking!
Crime

Maleek Pitts charged with drug trafficking!

by Anita Nembhard/Flowers Maleek Denmark Pitts, a 20-year-old Jones Street resident of Belize City is out on $3,000 bail granted to him by the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, after he was arraigned on a single charge of drug trafficking. Allegations are that on December 23, 2017, police saw Pitts disposing […]

Crime

Drunk driver charged for attempting to bribe police officer

By Michelle Sutherland Albert Morey Jr., 24, was charged for drunk driving and matters worse when he tried to bribe a police officer to let him go, for which he was additionally charged. According to police, on December 22nd, while Morey was being booked by an officer for suspectedly driving […]

Crime

Christmas day stabbing victim refuses to cooperate with police

By Michelle Sutherland A San Ignacio man was found with a stab wound to his chest, bleeding profusely on Christmas morning but has refused to cooperate with police. Abdale Castillo, 28, has refused to give police an official statement and tell police how he was stabbed. Around 5:35 a.m. that […]

KHMH awaits the first baby of 2018
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KHMH awaits the first baby of 2018

By Benjamin Flowers There are an average of 2,500 babies born at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) each year, according to the hospital authority, and while every birth is cause for celebrating, the KHMH is awaiting the first baby of 2018 to give the parents a special gift. For […]