ORANGE WALK DISTRICT
On the 28th of October 2012, at 11:35am, Police personnel visited Guinea Grass Village where they saw a Hispanic male person lying face down, on the right hand side of the road, in a pool of blood approximately 40 yards away from Bai li Chinese shop on Guinea Grass Main Road. The person was identified to be Manuel CRUZ, 56 year old Laborer of Guinea Grass Village, with multiple stab wounds. He had (8) stab wounds to the left side of his back, (1) to the center of his chest and (2) large cut wounds to his right hand just behind his elbow. Initial investigation revealed that sometime around 10:30am on the 28th of October 2012, Manuel CRUZ and another person were socializing in front of Bai Li Chinese Shop. It is reported that CRUZ was approached by Fidencio CAMARA, of said village, who inflicted the stab wounds with a knife to CRUZ's chest and hand. CRUZ managed to walk to the main street and was followed by CAMARA. CRUZ reportedly collapsed where CAMARA reportedly took the opportunity to inflict the stab wounds to CRUZ’ back. Manuel CRUZ was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at 1:35pm. Police have detained Fidencio Rufino CAMARA, 34 year old of Guinea Grass Village.
Marcelino SAM, 29 year old Police Officer attached to Caribbean Shores Sub-Station - Eastern Division - Belize City, reported that on Friday, 26th October 2012 at about 150pm he was on mobile patrol when he responded to a robbery report during which he detained Gregory BOWEN, 30 year old Belizean Laborer of Croton Lane, Belize City. As a result, Gregory BOWEN and his bicycle were placed inside the pan of the mobile patrol. SAM also sat in the pan of the mobile patrol and whilst they were travelling at the corner of Princess Margaret Drive and Coney Drive, Gregory BOWEN suddenly pushed the bicycle with both hands hitting Marcelino SAM on the feet.This action caused SAM to lose balance and to fall off the vehicle. As a result he received abrasions to both elbows, knees and to the back of his head.
Marcelino SAM was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he is listed critical but in a stable condition. Police have detained Gregory Bowen for this incident.
At 6:30pm on Sunday, 28th October 2012, police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where Leron AUDINETTE, 28 year old Laborer of Belize City, was seen suffering from (1) apparent gunshot wound to the left thumb. Initial police investigations revealed that at about 6:25pm on Sunday, 28th October 2012, he was walking alone on Brown Street, Belize City when a dark complexion male person who was riding a bicycle on Brown Street, suddenly stopped at the corner of Brown Street/La Croix Boulevard and pointed a handgun in his direction. The male person fired several gunshots at him causing the said injury. Seven 9mm expended shells were retrieved from the scene. Police are seeking a Belize City man for questioning.