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San Pedro Police

Maynor Ancona charged with Manslaughter by Negligence in the death of American resident Jennifer Griffith

On Thursday, April 11th, based on the advice of Director of Public Prosecution office, San Pedro resident Maynor Rene Ancona, 41, was formally arrested and charged for the crime of Manslaughter by Negligence in the death of American national Jennifer Lynn Griffith. The 46-year-old island resident died on Sunday, April 7th, after she was hit in the head with a conch shell during an altercation the day before with Ancona at a bar ten miles north of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye.

Two detained following the death of American citizen Jennifer Griffith

San Pedro Police have detained two individuals in connection with the death of Jennifer Lynn Griffith, a 46-year-old American national residing on the island. Griffith was hit in the head with a conch shell during an altercation on Saturday, April 6th, which resulted in her death.

Costa Rican national remanded for defrauding Belizean beach resorts

San Pedro Police formally charged 39-year-old Costa Rican national Christopher D'Angelo Alvarado Marchena for "Obtaining Property by Deception, Possession of Counterfeit Currency, and Possession of Controlled Drugs." Marchena was detained after being accused of orchestrating a fraudulent scheme that defrauded two high-end Belizean beach resorts of thousands of dollars in unpaid services.

Police looking for culprits for daylight robbery in downtown San Pedro

The San Pedro Police continue to investigate the broad daylight robbery on Pescador Drive on Tuesday, January 16th. Two employees of Caribeña Enterprise and Coral Cable Vision were on their way to deposit at the bank when they were intercepted and robbed by two men on a motorcycle. No one has been detained, but the motorcycle they escaped on was found.

Police Booth installed at San Mateo entrance

The police presence around the San Mateo subdivision north of San Pedro Town will increase after installing a police booth. On Monday, January 8th, the police booth was inaugurated at the entrance of San Mateo with the presence of local government officials and representatives of the San Pedro Police Formation.

Four arraigned in San Pedro for Irvin Martinez’ murder

On Monday, December 18th, David Gill Lambey, 18, was arraigned at the San Pedro Magistrate Court for the Murder of islander Irvin Enderson Martinez. Martinez, a 28-year-old bartender, was fatally stabbed on Friday, December 15th, after an altercation with Lambey and three other individuals. The other three persons, 22-year-old Zephania Mariano, Zechariah Mariano, and 19-year-old Keyron Lambey, were also arraigned for the charge of Aggravated Assault. They were all remanded to the Kolbe Foundation- Belize Central Prison until their next court date on February 28, 2024.

RESCUE ME First Responders Annual Charity Gala and Auction announced

We are delighted to extend a warm invitation to our community for the 2nd Annual First Responders Charity Gala and Auction, set to take place on January 6, 2024, at Playa De Sala starting 4pm. This highly anticipated event promises an evening of glamor, generosity, and gratitude as we honor our local heroes – the dedicated first responders.

San Pedro Vounteer Special Constables hosts monthly meeting and receive new uniforms

As San Pedro Town expands, the island police formation’s responsibility to man the country’s leading tourism destination also grows. To balance its workforce, the local police force functions along with additional police constables. Some of these are islanders with regular day-to-day jobs. However, they remain on standby and ready to assist when needed. At a meeting on Thursday, November 30th, select members were commended for their service and presented with new uniform shirts by the chief and deputy commanders of the San Pedro Police Station.