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19 May 2014



On 16th May 2014 at about 8:45am, police visited the Northern Regional Hospital where they saw Dennis EILEY, 46 year old Belizean Businessman of Mile 47 ½  Philip Goldson Highway, Carmelita Village, suffering from a large cut wound to the forehead and three cut wounds on the left hand. Mr. Dennis EILEY reported that on 16th May 2014, at about 8:00am, he was at home by the horse stable area, along with an employee when a white and grey Ford Escape with Dangriga license plates arrived and parked about 15 yards inside the yard for about 2 minutes. Upon seeing that nobody came out of the vehicle, he sent his employee to see who it was and they requested to see him. Dennis EILEY approached the vehicle and three male persons of dark complexion exited the vehicle, one of them was physically challenged and had a walking stick. While standing about 4 to 5 feet away from them, the male person with the walking stick demanded him to hand over his wallet. However, he refused. The male person then reportedly took out a handgun and pointed it at him while the others searched his pants pocket and took $3,000.00Bcy in cash. A struggled reportedly ensued where the physically challenged person was hit rendering him unconscious. EILEY was then reportedly attacked with a machete in which he received (3) cut wounds on his left hand and (1) large cut wound to his forehead and upper nose area. Dennis EILEY managed to get onboard his vehicle and proceed to the Northern Regional Hospital for medical attention. Police investigation into this matter continues. 



Victor Ernest McKENZIE Jr., Resident of Faber’s Road, Belize City, reported that between 3:00am and 6:00am on 16th May 2014, his gold colored, 4 door, Toyota Camry car bearing L/P B-29932 was stolen while parked on the street side in front of his residence. Police are investigating. 

Reference the report of Burglary made by Janelle REYES on 12th May 2014, on 16th May 2014 at about 7:30pm, police arrested and charged Jamil MEIGHAN, 25 year old Construction Worker of Belize City, for the Crime of Burglary and Wilfred Javier STANLEY, 31 year old Stevedore of Belize City, for (5) counts of Handling stolen goods. All items were recovered from three pawn shops in Belize City.



On 18th May 2014 at about 11:00pm, acting on information received of a Shooting Incident in the San Pedrito Area, San Pedro Town Police visited the area where they saw Nigel POLANCO, 23 year old Belizean Construction Worker of San Pedrito Area, with apparent gunshot wounds to his left leg and Aurora GONZALEZ, 45 year old of San Pedrito Area, with apparent gunshot wounds to her left knee and left middle finger. Initial investigation revealed that while POLANCO and GONZALEZ were outside their residence, on the street socializing with others, when the sound of gunshots was heard. As a result, both persons received injuries. They were then transported to the San Pedro Poly clinic for medical treatment. Police have recovered a live shotgun cartridge from the scene and are looking for one man in regards to this incident.


On 17th May 2014 at about 3:15am, information was received of a Shooting Incident which had occurred in the San Pablo Area of San Pedro Town. As a result, police visited a wooden apartment building in the San Pablo area where they found 17 year old female of San Pablo Area suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the right side of her abdomen, right side of her jaw and also a wound to her right thumb. Initial investigations revealed that the female was at her home when two men fired shots through her front door, gained entrance to the apartment and fired shots at her causing the injuries. She was rushed to the San Pedro Poly Clinic and then transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital via Wings of Hope in a critical, but stable condition. Two .38 expended shells was recovered from the scene. Police have since detained two men as investigations continue.


On 17th May 2014, police conducted a search at an empty lot located on Sea Grape Drive, San Pedro Town, behind a store, which led to the discovery of a black plastic bag containing 10.9 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 36 grams of suspected cannabis, and 6.6 grams of suspected cocaine. No one was in the area at the time of the search and all the items were labelled and deposited as Found Property.


On 16th May 2014 at 6:05am, acting on information received, Police visited the Western Regional Hospital where they saw Kurt HYDE, 29 year old Belizean Construction Worker of Cotton Tree Village, Cayo District, suffering from six apparent stab wounds to the body (three to the back, two to the face and one to the hand). Initial investigations revealed that while HYDE was at the bus stop in Cotton Tree Village waiting on the bus, he was approached by two men of Cotton Tree Village who took out a knife and stabbed him several times. Police have since detained one of the men and are seeking the other.



Reference the report made on the 10th May 2014, on 17th May 2014 police arrested and charged a 15 year old, Belizean Laborer of Bella Vista Village, for the crime of Escape from lawful Custody and Damage to Property and arrested and charged 18 year old Bobby GARCIA, Belizean Laborer of Bella Vista, for the crime of Harboring a Criminal.



Maria RIVERA, Belizean Businesswoman of Pampana Street, Punta Gorda Town visited the Police Station and reported that, about 2:00am on 17th May 2014, she left her business place - Sea splash bar located on front street – secured and upon her return at about 8:00am, that same date, she discovered that someone entered her bar. Stolen from inside were one black Toshiba computer and twenty nine Belikin beers. Police investigations continue.

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