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Aug 15, 2013

High school student busted on burglary charges

Carlos Beltran

A nineteen year old student of Maud Williams High School is on pretrial detention at the Belize Central Prison after being charged with burglary and handling stolen goods.  Salvadoran national Carlos David Beltran, of a Buttonwood Bay address, is accused of entering the home of Eric Pott on Eve Street where he proceeded to steal a thirty-two inch flat screen television, a stereo system, a laptop computer, as well as a spare tire; all to a total value of two thousand, six hundred and sixty dollars.  The incident reportedly occurred sometime between August sixth and twelfth.  During his arraignment, Beltran told the court that while he did enter the residence, he did not take any of the items.  The theft, he said, was the work of another intruder.  After refuting the facts, a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf by Magistrate Leslie Hamilton.  Beltran was denied bail because of his current immigration status.  Despite attending school in the country and having a valid social security card, he does not have familial ties or residency in Belize, therefore he could not be granted bond.  He was remanded until September thirteenth.

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  1. ap says:

    Has a valid social security? Yet not a Belizean? Is he also getting his education free on Belizean taxpayers money? Can someone explain that to me?

  2. ap says:

    Has a valid social security? Yet not a Belizean? Is he also getting his education free on Belizean taxpayers money? Can someone explain that to me?

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