: ' police'

Another cop accused of extortion in San Pedro

SAN PEDRO–On July 24, Constable Elvin Nah of the San Pedro police was arrested and charged with extortion and released on bail of $2,000 in the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court. A little over two months later, [...]

Iconic cop passes

BELIZE CITY–A highly respected former police officer, Sergeant Gilbert Tablada, 80, of a Fabers Road address, died in his home in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 21, of natural causes after battling illness. He [...]

Chief Magistrate rules cop has case to answer

BELIZE CITY–On August 8, 2014, attorney Anthony Sylvestre had made a no-case-to-answer submission before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith on behalf of his client, Darius Martinez, a police officer who was charged with attempting to corrupt [...]

Suicide in Orange Walk Town

ORANGE WALK TOWN–Fidel Catzim, 36, a mechanic of Sarstoon Street, Orange Walk, was found hanging by the neck from a beam in his room at about 6:00 Friday morning. Police said that Catzim’s body was taken down [...]

GSU commander out of order: Major Jones

Dear Editor, It was with incredulity that I watched Inspector Mark Flowers, the Commander of the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) attack, with what appeared to be partisan undertones, a senior Member of Parliament and a former [...]

Fragmentary grenade found in the City

BELIZE CITY–Precinct 2 police are carrying out an investigation to determine the source of a British-made fragmentary grenade that was found in an abandoned house on Banak Street in the south-side of Belize City. Police said [...]

Patrick Faber “escapes,” with police help

BELIZE CITY–A report made by a young woman who was throwing a party at the home of Minister of Education, Hon. Patrick Faber, against the Minister, has been withdrawn, according to police, who have now said [...]

Meet the Police’s new Rural Executive Officer

The 33-year veteran pledges to implement new crime fighting strategies within his jurisdiction LADYVILLE—The Belize Police Department’s Belize District Rural Formation, which comprises the general area of Ladyville, Hattieville, and the entire area from La Democracia [...]

Cayo top cop faces transfer!

After taking much heat from the public at large, and the residents of the Old Capital in particular, in the wake of the apparently uncontrollable crime wave that seems to have gripped the city and nation, [...]