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Vanessa Champagne Paris Returns to Court

Nineteen-year-old Perfilio Rodriguez, a transgendered woman also known as “Vanessa Champagne Paris” was before the court today.   It was the first appearance since being granted bail for allegedly assaulting Golda [...]

Darrel Alvarez arraigned for burning down his aunt’s house

A man who police claim confessed to burning down his aunt’s home in the Gungulung area of Belize City is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison.  Twenty-seven year [...]

Man sentenced to 10 years for robbery

Convicted robber, twenty six-year old Dillon Diamond is serving his first night of a ten year sentence for attempted robbery. The Taylor’s Alley resident is accused of holding up at [...]

Cousins Remanded for Burglary

Two cousins were remanded to prison today after they were charged in connection with a tire shop burglary. Ninety-six tires were stolen from Quality Used Tires on Central American Boulevard [...]

Accused Murderer Hit with More Charges in Court

Over the weekend, a teenager found himself in big trouble with the law after he was first arraigned in the Cayo District for a murder which occurred in San Ignacio [...]

City Resident Sentenced to Five Years

Late this evening, forty-three-year-old Luis Gordon, a resident of Amara Avenue who attacked and chopped his own sister in September of last year, was this evening sentenced to five years [...]

Supreme Court Rules on a Sitting Judge

In the Supreme Court, a major decision has been delivered about a sitting justice. Justice Courtney Abel handed down a decision last Friday on two claims: claim eighty three of [...]

Justice Awich to go before the Belize Advisory Council?

Justice Abel found “that the evidence put before the JLSC was capable of amounting to and therefore could have amounted to misbehavior. Likewise the question of inability to discharge the [...]

Security Guard Arraigned in A & R Robbery

  And in the Magistrate’s Court… A security guard of the A and R Store on the Phillip Goldson Highway was arraigned for conspiracy to commit robbery before Chief Magistrate [...]

Jeffries Sentenced for Handling Stolen Goods

Robert Jeffries is tonight commencing a two-year sentence for handling stolen goods after being caught in possession of a laptop computer which was stolen from a law office in Belize [...]

Teenager Charged for Unitedville Murder

Last week, Cayo cops detained nineteen year old Unitedville resident Steven Gomez for his involvement in the murder of Victor Vargas, of that same village. Gomez was questioned, released, and [...]

Angel Dorado Arraigned for Gang Membership

Today, thirty-four-year-old Angel Dorado and nineteen-year-old Shaquille Baeza appeared in the courtroom of Magistrate Herbert Panton. The men, residents of the Mile Eight community, were charged separately for gang offences. [...]

Jason ‘Soup’ Williams Acquitted of Aggravated Assault

The aggravated assault case of notorious street figure, Jason Williams aka “Soup” began on Monday in the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith. And today, the charge was dismissed. [...]

Tyrone Smith Sentenced to Seven Years for Chain Snatching

Thirty-year-old Tyrone Smith was today sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of beating up a pregnant woman before snatching her purse. Smith, an unemployed of [...]

Haitian Nationals Busted With False Belizean Visas At P.G.I.A.

Two Haitian nationals carrying passports with fake Belizean visas were busted by Immigration authorities at the Phillip Goldson Airport on Tuesday. The men, thirty-two-year-old Donald Gedeon and thirty-six-year-old Choubert Senat, [...]

Gilroy Usher Jr. Acquitted of Aggravated Assault

Today, Gilroy Usher Junior walked out of court after charges of aggravated assault and harm brought against him were thrown out. Magistrate Dale Cayetano did so because the complainant in [...]

COLA appeals Penner case

The private prosecution of Elvin Penner, brought by COLA representatives Geovannie Brackett and Nedal McLaren, was thrown out at the Magistrate’s Court level on July twenty-fourth. Penner walked out of [...]

Immigration Minister returns from Taiwan; still no Won Hong Kim passport

The best case scenario for the claimants would result in the summoning of Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie, along with his file containing all evidence gathered from the alleged investigation [...]

Devon Bailey Arraigned for Friday Night Shooting

Two men were shot at over the weekend and tonight one of the alleged shooters is behind bars on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was denied bail [...]

Jamaican Man Arraigned for Murder of Oscar Rubio

Thirty-eight year old Oscar Rubio was taken to the K.H.M.H. by the police after he was found drunk in the Belize Constitution Park in late July and two weeks later, [...]

Longsworth Charged in Public’s Shooting…

Kenrick Kevin Longsworth, the son of Lavern ‘Antichrist’ Longsworth, today joined his mother after he was remanded to the Belize Central Prison on a medley of charges. The twenty-one-year-old Belize [...]

Alleged Murderers Back in Court

This morning twenty-two year old Noe Gonzalez, nineteen year old Angel Cardenas and twenty-eight year old Mateo Pott were escorted back to the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court. On July ninth [...]

Jamie Dawson Sentenced to 17 Years for Manslaughter

After spending eleven plus years behind bars for a murder, Jamie Dawson learnt his fate today.  He’s twice been tried for the December 2002 murder of Maurice Neal which took [...]

Minors Charged for Sexual Assault of 15 year old girl…

Tonight, two-fifteen year old friends are on remand at the Wagner’s Youth Facility located on the compound of the Belize Central Prison until their next appearance in court on September twenty-ninth. [...]

P.U.P. Activist Albert Vaughan Back In Court for Loitering and Illegal Gathering

P.U.P. activist Albert Vaughan, who was arrested on Monday along with dozens of disgruntled B.M.L. employees for loitering and participating in an illegal gathering, was back in court this morning [...]