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Allison Major Challenges Firearms Act

This morning, in the courtroom of Justice Michelle Arana, attorney Arthur Saldivar and his client Allison Major filed a claim in which they are challenging the Firearms Act.  The suit [...]

Double Head Cabbage Cab Driver Charged for Snapping Pics of Female Minor

A Double Head Cabbage taxi driver is in trouble with the law after he made the mistake of approaching a twelve-year-old student, told her he liked her then took out his cell [...]

Copper Bank Fisherman Busted for Unprocessed Conch

A Copper Bank fisherman was slapped with more than two thousand dollars in fines after he was found in possession of ninety-three unprocessed conchs. The fisheries bust was made earlier [...]

San Pedro Cop Busted for Theft

A police officer attached to the San Pedro Police Formation will be tried for the crime of Theft. Twenty-six year old Police Constable Dean Perez, originally from Belize City, has [...]

Roaring Creek Resident Acquitted of 2011 Murder

Twenty-three-year-old Jamie Gill was accused of fatally shooting sixteen-year-old Raheem Vasquez in 2011 during an incident in Roaring Creek.  Vasquez was shot three times to the body, twice in the [...]

Brian Charlesworth Guilty of Carnal Knowledge of Minor

A jury panel had a split verdict in the case of a Belize City man accused of the sexual abuse against a minor. At least two of nine jurors, who [...]

Roger Anthony & Kendis Flowers Arraigned for Shooting at Meighan’s Residence

Thirty-seven-year-old Roger Anthony and twenty-three-year-old Kendis Flowers were arraigned this morning in the courtroom of Magistrate Herbert Panton on a battery of firearms-related offences. The charges stem from a shooting [...]

Hector Armando Monterosa, What’s His Role in Toyota Hilux Thefts?

Last week Belmopan Police narrowly missed capturing a man who was stealing a Toyola Hilux assigned to the Department of Archaeology. He abandoned the vehicle and escaped in the bushes [...]

Marleny Castellanos and Alfredo Marcos Walk Off Immigration Charges

For several months, we have reported on an alleged immigration scam which was suspected to be masterminded by Marleny Castellanos, aided by her husband Alfredo Marcos, both Guatemalan nationals residing [...]

Gwen Liz Student Busted with Sawed-Off Shotgun

On Monday, a team of police officers on mobile patrol in the area of the Novelo’s Bus Terminal in Belize City set chase behind a group of men who had [...]

Stephen Buckley Back In Court, Case Against Dennis Lopez Adjourned

Steven Buckley was wounded by police back on April twenty-eight 2010. Buckley was hit in the head by multiple pellets fired from a service weapon.  The construction worker and two [...]

FIU versus Titan International Securities Adjourned

The case against Titans International Services Limited came up again in the Supreme Court this coming. The Financial Intelligence Unit wants to freeze assets of various persons and companies linked [...]

Ron Haylock Pleads Guilty to Forgery

A Ladyville resident who went on a spending spree at someone else’s expense, was before the court today. Ron Haylock reportedly found John Hun’s visa credit card sometime between October [...]

Court Hears Bail Applications

  As many as fifteen bail applications were lodged before the Supreme Court today and a number of persons were successful in being granted bail by Judge Herbert Lord. Included [...]

Belize City Man Remanded for Assault on Minor

A fifty-five year old man is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison where he will remain for the next seven weeks. Austin Gotoy was before the court today [...]

Teacher Who Visited Belize Pleads Guilty to Enticing Minors

There is new tonight out of Tampa, Florida where a former school teacher has pleaded guilty in the federal Court to enticing two minors for sex. Forty-nine year old David [...]

Dorado Gets Jail Time for Assault

Thirty-four year old mile-eight community resident, Angel Dorado, was slapped with additional jail time today after he was found guilty of wounding his next door neighbor, Paul McCord. Dorado’s trial [...]

Trio Arraigned on Immigration Offences

Three persons, a Guatemalan and two Cubans, were handed over to the Immigration Department earlier today after the Cubans were found in Belize illegally. The Guatemalan came into Belize legally [...]

BISL and G.O.B. Back in Court

Belize International Services Limited, the parent company of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize and the International Business Companies Registry, won the first round of a protracted legal battle [...]

BISL Seeks US$60 Million in Lost Profits

Among damages being sought is sixty million U.S. dollars, profits BISL claims it would have earned over the remainder of the seven-year contract.  Senior Counsel Denys Barrow says that there [...]

Lloyd Leslie Jr. Apologizes and Walks Free

  In April 2012, a Wesley College Junior College student was the victim of an attempted robbery as he and a female friend were heading home from school.  Anthony Mark [...]

Attorneys for Alleged Fraudsters Seek to Unfreeze Assets

This morning, a huddle of lawyers representing individual companies associated with the legally besieged Titan International Securities appeared in the courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. The attorneys were present [...]

Mother Accused of Burning Child’s Hand

  There is an allegation tonight against a thirty-two year-old mother who is accused of disciplining her six year old child by placing his hand on fire after she found [...]

Duo Walk on Attempted Murder Charge

  On October sixteenth, 2012, two south side youths were the target of street violence when they were shot at on Mopan Street in Belize City.  The duo, Ellis Meighan [...]

Charge Against Belize City Man Upgraded to Murder

A man who was badly beaten back in April succumbed to his injuries in early July. Today, charges have been upgraded to murder on the suspect believed to be twenty-two [...]