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17 May 2018



Li Hua GUAN, 49 year old Chinese Businesswoman of Trail Farm Village, Orange Walk District, reported that on the 16th of May 2018 at about 10:50am, she was at her store ‘Tan Store’ on the Phillip Goldson Highway when two male persons entered the store. One of whom pointed a chrome color pistol at her. He later jumped over the counter and took $700.00bcy from the cash register.  Police are investigating.

On the 16th of May 2018 at about 11:15pm, based on information received, Police visited the residence of, Jose Oscar SANTANA, 32 year old Belizean Accountant of Palmar Village, Orange Walk District, who was seen suffering from a gunshot wound to his right arm. Initial investigation revealed that Jose Oscar SANTANA was inside his yard, walking towards the gate, when someone fired several shots towards his direction from across the street. SANTANA was taken to the Northern Regional Hospital where he was treated and discharged himself. Police are investigating.



On the 15th of May 2018 at about 5:30pm, upon information received of a house fire at a farm located in an area of Jordan Farm Road, off the George Price High Way, Belmopan City. Police visited the farm where upon arrival they observed four structures on the farm completely destroyed by fire. Initial investigation revealed that at about 12:30pm, Fire personnel responded to the report of a fire and at 5:00pm, whilst going through the debris, they discovered what appeared to be the charred remains of a human body. The identity of the body has not been ascertained and a post mortem examination was conducted where the cause of death was undetermined. Samples of human tissue were extracted for DNA sampling. Police investigation continues.


Ebelita FERNANDEZ, 36 year old Belizean waitress of Succotz Village, Cayo District, reported that on the 15th of May 2018, her daughter, Amelia FERNANDEZ went missing. Amelia is 15 years old, of slim built, fair complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches in height, weighs 100lbs and has long black hair, a burn mark on her right upper hand and two tattoos (one of a butterfly with her name on her right ankle and another "Just Breathe" on her left ankle). She was last seen wearing a short blue jeans pants and a burgundy Vans tennis. Police are investigating.
On the 16th of May 2018 at 10:30am, Senadia FERRELL, 44 year old Belizean Housewife of George Price Avenue, Santa Elena Town, Cayo District, reported that her granddaughter, Brenda CASTELLANOS, 14 year old, was missing from the 14th of May 2018 at 7:30pm. Brenda is of East Indian decent, dark complexion, 5 feet tall, slim built, has long black curly hair, brown eyes, narrow face, small lips. She was last seen wearing a short pink pants, red blouse and white slippers. She have not seen or heard from since. Police are investigating.


On the 16th of May 2018 at about 7:15am, Dangriga Police conducted a search in an over grown bushy lot in the Rivas Estate Area, Dangriga Town. The search led to the discovery of 2,751.9 grams of cannabis. No one was in the area at the time of the discovery. The drugs were labeled and deposited as found property.

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