|Crime News 12 November 2012|
On Sunday, 11th November 2012, at 12:15pm whilst Corozal Police were arriving at the residence of Ceferenia FLORES in Sarteneja Village, they saw a young man suddenly ran towards the back door and threw a transparent plastic bag which landed about five feet from the kitchen. The bag was retrieved in the presence of a 16 year old Belizean minor and a 27 year old Honduran National. It contained (26) small parcels wrapped with white paper weighing 81.5grams of suspected cannabis and (9) small parcels wrapped with white paper weighing 1.3 grams of suspected crack cocaine. A further search was conducted in the kitchen which resulted in the discovery of a green plastic bag containing 32.5 grams of suspected cannabis. Both persons were informed of the offence committed and escorted to the Corozal Police Station pending charges.
ORANGE WALK DISTRICT
On Thursday, 8th November 2012, at 1:10pm, acting upon information received, Police and BDF visited the North West area of San Felipe Village by a Feeder Road. In the Bushes, along the feeder road, they came across a Single Action Bolt Rifle with a Wooden butt, caliber 7.62mm. No one was found in the area. The Rifle was labeled as found property.
On November 9th, 2012, at 9:25pm BDF were on mobile patrol on Orange Street, Belize City where they stopped and searched Linsford LOGAN, 33 year old Belizean of Independence Village - Stann Creek District. He was found to have 2.3 grams of cocaine in his possession. He was escorted to the Queen Street Police Station where he was charged for Drug Trafficking.
On November 8th, 2012, at 12:00 midday whilst members of the Gang Suppression Unit were on mobile patrol on Vernon Street, they heard what appeared to be (3) gun shots. They then saw (2) male persons running in the direction of Youth for the Future Drive and recognized Ashton Steve THOMPSON, 18 year old Belizean of Cemetery Road, who had a black pistol in his right hand. He was ordered to stop, but he ran in the direction of Woods Street where he threw the gun into a fenced yard. Police detained THOMPSON and recovered (1) Black Taurus Brand Pistol loaded with magazine; containing (3) live rounds of 9mm. He was escorted to the Queen Street Police Station where he was charged for Kept Firearm and Ammunition Without a Gun License.
SAN PEDRO TOWN
On Sunday, the 11th of November 2012, at 8:00am acting upon information received, San Pedro Police visited 5¾ miles North of San Pedro Town. There they saw the motionless body of 52 year old U.S National, Gregory Viant FAULL, of the said address, lying face up in a pool of blood. He had an apparent gunshot wound on the upper rear part of his head. Initial investigations revealed that on the said date, at 7:20am, Laura TUN, 39 year old Belizean Housekeeper of Boca Del Rio Area - San Pedro Town, went to the house of Mr. FAULL to do her daily chores when she saw him laying inside of the hall motionless. FAULL was last seen alive around 10:00pm on the 10th of November 2012. No signs of forced entry was seen and (1) laptop computer and (1) I-Phone was noted to be missing. The body was found in the hall of the upper flat of the house. A single Luger brand 9mm expended shell was found at the first stairs leading up to the upper flat of the building. The body of Gregory Viant FAULL was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Morgue where it awaits a Post Mortem Examination. Police have not established a motive so far but are following several leads.
Dangriga Police reported that on the 11th of November 2012, a search was conducted in an abandon lot in the Back-a-Town area where they found a .38 Pistol, Jennings brand. No magazine was found and no one was in the area at the time of the search. The pistol was taken to the Dangriga Police Station where it was labeled as found property.