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11 May 2018




Police formally arrested and charged Steven CASTILLO with two counts of Drug Trafficking and Kept Ammunition without a Gun License and Amber Jada GILLETT was charged for Drug Trafficking and Kept Ammunition without a Gun License.
Reference the Murder of Alaine Jenison GARCIA; on the 10th of May 2018, Police arrested and charged Albert Emmanuel JONES Sr., 45 year old, Belizean Unemployed of Old Hattieville Village, for the crime of Murder.
On the 11th of May 2018 at about 2:03am, whilst Police were closing the La Cabana Night Club they were informed that a gold chain was snatched from around a female’s neck whilst outside of the establishment. Upon exiting the establishment, officers observed a scuffle on Zultana Street involving three male persons. Whilst approaching, the officer observed one of the male person’s running away from the scuffle and as a result, a warning shot was fired by the police, where the male person stopped and was detained. It was then discovered that Luis MONGE, a 23 year old, was stabbed under his left arm and also injured was Dennis MONTERROSA, 19 year old Belizean Mechanic of a Belmopan address, who sustained a cut wound to left side of his head. Initial investigation revealed that MONGE and MONTERROSA pursued the suspect who had snatched the chain from the female and upon catching up to him, a struggle ensued where the suspect inflicted said injuries. Luis MONGE was escorted to the Western Regional Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment. Police have one person detained, pending investigation.
At 1:20am on the 10th of May 2018, acting upon information received of a house fire, Police visited Forest Home Village, Toledo District, where upon arrival they observed a wooden bungalow house with zinc roofing - formerly the Embassy Night Club - completely engulfed in flames. The fire was extinguished by personnel from the Fire Department. Raymond COLEMAN, Belizean Teacher and Owner of the building, reported that at about 1:15am, whilst at home sleeping, he was informed that the building was on fire. COLEMAN also stated that the building was unoccupied for over a year and had no electricity. The building and its contents were completely destroyed by the fire. No one was injured and the cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained. Police investigations continue.




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