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18 yr. old charged for Jeremy McNab’s murder

18 yr. old charged for Jeremy McNab’s murder

Friday, June 1, 2012 16:33

BELIZE CITY, Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 By Alton Humes There has been late word to the BELIZE TIMES via the Belize Police Department that the main suspect wanted in the murder of popular and well-known businessman Jeremy McNab has been arrested and ...

Valencia assassinated on SSG

Valencia assassinated on SSG

Friday, March 2, 2012 15:08

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Last Wednesday, just as the UDP was celebrating their non-accomplishments, the man who was widely accused of shooting Rodwell Williams, Dean Barrow’s law partner, was executed.  The incident happened smack in the middle of Caesar Ridge Road ...

Man dies in police custody

Friday, February 24, 2012 11:43

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 It is double trouble for the Belize Police Department which is under public scrutiny after a man died in their custody the same night that another man was shot by a police assigned weapon while invovled in a fist fight with a policeman in Orange Walk Town. In ...

Man shot in the eye during fight with policeman

Friday, February 24, 2012 11:42

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Anger, a weapon and perhaps too much alcohol was the perfect recipe for an almost fatal shooting in Orange Walk Town on Monday night.  Sometime around nine that night Jorge Celis, a resident of the Town, was at the Picame Bar.  So were Sergeant Novelo, armed with ...

Another taxi driver senselessly murdered: Barrow continues with election campaign

Another taxi driver senselessly murdered: Barrow continues with election campaign

Friday, February 24, 2012 11:42

Monday, February 20, 2012 Taxi drivers across the old capital are up in arms and in utter disgust over the murder of one of their own. Alexander Montero, 53, who started to run his taxi business only last year, was brutally ...

2 murders in 1 weekend, no arrests

2 murders in 1 weekend, no arrests

Friday, December 16, 2011 16:12

[caption id="attachment_11308" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="George Rochester, Jr."][/caption] Tuesday, December 13, 2011 As the murder rate escalates, police are still clueless as to who are the ones responsible for the nation’s latest homicides in less than two days.  The first one was reported last ...

Edward Buller gets 16 years for manslaughter

Edward Buller gets 16 years for manslaughter

Friday, September 30, 2011 14:44

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 28, 2011 By Roy Davis Edward Buller, 50, who was charged with the murder of Ella May Bennett, 41, and was convicted of manslaughter on September 19, was sentenced to 16 years today by Justice Adolph Lucas. Before he ...

BDF Lieutenant robbed at gunpoint

BDF Lieutenant robbed at gunpoint

Friday, September 30, 2011 14:42

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 28, 2011 By Roy Davis Clarence Grant, 28, a fisherman of Ontario Village who allegedly robbed BDF Lieutenant Zane Duhaney at gunpoint, was charged with robbery when he appeared today in the 36 Magistrate’s Court. Grant pleaded not guilty ...

Father & son sentenced for stealing 20 sacks of oranges

Father & son sentenced for stealing 20 sacks of oranges

Friday, August 5, 2011 13:22

[caption id="attachment_9228" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="Jose Luis Xol & Crusanto Xol"][/caption] BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 3, 2011 Two Guatemalan illegal immigrants, Crusanto Xol, 48, and his son, Jose Luis Xol, 23, pleaded guilty to the theft of 20 sacks of oranges when they appeared ...

Young man murdered in Cotton Tree after parting fight

Young man murdered in Cotton Tree after parting fight

Friday, August 5, 2011 12:42

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 A mother is mourning the loss of her son after he was murdered while on vacation in Cotton Tree Village. Desiree Hemsley says that Thaddeus Castillo, 21, had just gone with his two younger brothers to vacation ...