HomeNewsCrime News28 May 2017

30 January 2017



On the 27th of January 2017 at about 2:20pm, police were travelling between San Andres and Xaibe Village when they saw a male person riding a bicycle. Upon him seeing the police vehicle, he took a green bag off his back and dropped it on the road and then escaped into the nearby bushes. The green bag contained a compressed parcel inside with cannabis and a black plastic bag also with cannabis weighing 2 1/4 pounds. Alexander FRANCIS, 29-year-old of Venezuelan Site, was later arrested and charged for Drug Trafficking.



On the 27th of January 2017 at about 9:00pm, police conducted search on Santa Barbara Street in an abandoned lot which led to the discovery of a black CZ 83 Browning Brand 9mm pistol. No one was in the immediate area. It was deposited as found property.


On the 28th of January 2017 at about 12:44pm, information was received of a drowning in the Maya Mopan area. Police spoke with 28-year-old Lorena DUARTES, the mother of the child, who reported that sometime after 12:00midday, while hanging out clothes she heard screaming from behind her residence. When she went there, she saw her 1-year-old baby boy Edwin Lorenzo DUARTES in a deep well located behind the house. The child was retrieved from the well and taken to the Western Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at 1:04pm. The body now awaits post mortem examination.

IWF Belize Reporting Portal

The Belize Police Department has collaborated with the Internet Watch Foundation to open this Portal, so that everyone can access and report online sexual abuse of children.

Make a report

Hacer una denuncia


The following documents are available for you to download. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents...
Go there now...

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is a program coordinated by the Rotary Clubs of Belize. It is a community-based servicel...

911 FAQ

Do I have to give my name when I call 911? What should I do if I see a crime occurring? When should I call 911? ...
Learn more...

Free business joomla templates