HomeNewsCrime News07 August 2014

26 January 2018






On 25th January 2018, Freddy HERNANDEZ, a Belizean of Ladyville Village, reported that, at about 8:30pm, whilst serving a male customer another male person entered the establishment and pulled out what appeared to be a silver in color gun from his jacket and pointed it at him demanding money. As a result, HERNANDEZ handed over about $200bcy. Police are investigating.



On the 24th of January 2018 at 1:15pm, acting upon information received Police visited the first floor of a three story building on Plues Street where they observed the lifeless body of a male person identified as, Darwin Dwayne Simon VELASQUEZ, 24 year old Belizean Fisherman of a Belize City address, with an apparent gunshot wound to the lower side of his back. Initial investigations revealed that, at 1:10pm, VELASQUEZ was walking on George Street with a female companion when they were approached from behind by a male person who was armed with a firearm. A struggle ensued between VELASQUEZ and the male person, however, VELASQUEZ escaped and ran towards the direction of Plues Street, but was followed by the male person who fired several shots at him causing him to collapse inside a residence on Plues Street. The body of Darwin Dwayne Simon VELASQUEZ was transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The body now lies at the morgue awaiting a Post Mortem examination. Police are investigating.



On 25th January 2018 at about 11:20am, Police conducted a search at the residence of Cyril MARTINEZ that resulted in the discovery of 2.21 grams of Crack Cocaine. As a result, Cyril MARTINEZ was arrested and charged for Drug Trafficking.




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