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Gracie Rock caretaker arraigned for theft

A caretaker of the Gracie Rock area is being accused of eight counts of theft which allegedly occurred at the Everyday Supermarket, located in Hattieville, a well-known grocery store in [...]

Prosecutor holds off on arraignment of George McKenzie Junior

Nineteen year old George McKenzie Junior was escorted to the court this morning in handcuffs in connection with the murder of fifty-seven year old Alfonso Cruz. But about an hour [...]

2 men receive Supreme Court Bail

Two persons, an interdicted cop and a Ladyville businessman, were offered Supreme Court bail today. The cop, PC Ronald Sutherland, was on remand for not adhering to bail conditions. Sutherland [...]

Belize Waste Control settles with Mayor Darrell Bradley

After several weeks of litigation in the Supreme Court to settle outstanding arrears of some three hundred thousand dollars owed to Belize Waste Control, Mayor Darrell Bradley can rest easy [...]

Mayor Bradley says present agreement with BWC needs to be discussed

While there won’t be any further court action, Mayor Bradley says they still need to sit down to iron out the kinks of the present agreement, particularly where it concerns [...]

Santa Barbara resident gets bail following shootout with the police

Attorney Bryan Neal was able to secure Supreme Court bail for Marquin Drury, a resident of Santa Barbara Street in Belize City, who police alleged fired shots at them back [...]

Enfield Reyes charged for allegedly shooting at his wife

A domestic dispute between a business man and his wife turned ugly on Sunday night at their home in the King’s Park area.  Enfield Reyes is now being accused by [...]

Businessman taken to court for outstanding GST debt

Another businessman was before the court today. Darrell Carter of Carter’s Upholstery located on Cemetery Road was taken to court by the GST in respect of an outstanding bill amounting [...]

Sea pirates arraigned for aggravated assault with firearm

  Three Belize City pirates were arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for two counts each of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.  They are Lionel Emmanuel Sedacy, Giovanni Murrillo, [...]

6 persons busted by GSU

The Gang Suppression Unit conducted a search on Sunday at the home of a K.H.M.H. nurses’ aide where the Unit found nine millimetre ammunition and some marijuana. The home owner [...]

2 Cubans and a Nigerian caught at the P.G.I.A.

There was a big bust at the P.G.I.A. on Thursday when a Avianca flight touched down from El Salvador.  On board were two Cuban twin brothers with fraudulent Guatemalan passports [...]

Court grants judicial review of the decision to reject signatures in recall petition

While the political gods continue to throw a shroud of protection around former Minister of State Elvin Penner, the fates seem to be conspiring against him. Today, leave for judicial [...]

CCJ upholds decision in the case of Doctor Raju versus Janae Matute

The Caribbean Court of Justice today issued a decision in the case of Doctor Raju Meenavalli versus Janae Matute and her mother, Georgia. The decision was delivered from Port of [...]

Leon Gomez, Guilty of Manslaughter

On Wednesday night, twenty-two-year-old Leon Gomez was found not guilty of murder for the January 2010 stabbing death of Salvador Martinez.  He was however, found guilty of manslaughter.  The verdict [...]

The murder trial of Leon Gomez wraps up

In the Supreme Court today, the murder trial of Leon Gomez was summed up by Justice Adolph Lucas and at news time, a jury was still deliberating. Gomez, a Belize [...]

Mother of 5 fined $10,000 for drug trafficking conviction

A mother of five children, the youngest only one year old, was today imposed a non-custodial sentence and fined a whopping ten thousand dollars for drug trafficking. The court also [...]

Justin Lemott is arraignment for the stabbing murder of Hattieville minor

Richard Waight Sr., Father of Murder Victim [File: April 7th, 2014] “The last conversation I had with my son dah fi know how much pain ih deh ina. The last [...]

2 contractors appear in court for immigration offenses

  Two contractors, a Belizean and a Salvadoran with permanent residency in Belize, were before the court on separate charges for employing persons not in possession of a valid temporary [...]

Businessman is arraigned for a shooting at a Ladyvillle bar

Less than five hours after the murder in Hattieville, Rural Belize Police officers responded to a shooting incident in front of Blue House Bar on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Ladyville [...]

American national freed of drug charge

In December 2013 American national John Downard, a Director and someone who was living in Belize and going back and forth to the United States was busted at the PGIA in [...]

Man, who claims police brutality, charged for assaulting cop

On March thirtieth, twenty-five year old Henry Pleytes reportedly went to get two of his children from his common-law-wife, Jessica Hernandez, whom he claims, had taken them with her to [...]

Man freed of firearm offenses

A Belize City man who police had charged for Keeping an Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition was set free today in the court room of Magistrate Dale Cayetano. Police claimed that [...]

Viola Pook to be retried in May for the murder of her common-law husband.

On March fourteenth, 2014, the Court of Appeal set aside a conviction on fifty-six year old Viola Pook for the murder of her common-law-husband, forty-eight year old Orlando Vasquez, and [...]

Steven Buckley is hauled back to court; this time for drug offenses

Remember Stephen Buckley? He was awarded a sizeable settlement after he was shot multiple times to the head by an inspector of police which left him unable to work. Well [...]

Attorney for Belize Waste Control says Mayor Darrell Bradley is “mal pago”

Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley was back in court today representing himself and once again he seems to be heading down the rocky road leading to his possible incarceration. The [...]