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A Date for Decision in Calaney Flowers Murder Trial is Set

Thirty-year-old Calaney Flowers, a former employee of Atlantic Bank who is accused of the vehicular homicide of her ex-boyfriend, appeared before Justice Troadio Gonzalez today.  Flowers has also been charged [...]

Youths Charged for Beating Up Elderly Man Near BTL Park

Two Belize City youths were today fined five hundred dollars each after they both pled guilty for badly beating a sixty-four-year-old fisherman over the weekend. Today, twenty-year-old Justin Marin and [...]

Alrick Smith Remanded for Alleged Intention to Kill an Entire Family

Another Ladyville resident is tonight on remand, following a shootout last Saturday on Marage Road during which twenty-one-year-old mechanic Lionel Rhamdas was killed. Thirty-one-year-old Alrick Smith has been charged for [...]

Sentencing in Bulgarian ATM Scam Reserved

On May tenth, two Bulgarian nationals were charged for an unusual theft – using fake credit cards to withdraw cash from Belize Bank ATMs. Jeorgi Petrov and Halid Aptula would [...]

Pregnant Mother Fined $10,000 for Drug Trafficking

An expecting mother, five months into her pregnancy, was fined ten thousand dollars today after pleading guilty to drug trafficking.  Twenty-three-year-old Nicole Flowers appeared before Magistrate Carlon Mendoza this morning, [...]

P.U.P. Challenge Sarstoon Law in Court

The People’s United Party was in court today challenging the Statutory Instrument informally dubbed the Sarstoon Law. It prohibits civilians from going into the river under the Public Safety Act, [...]

Goodger Sentenced for Manslaughter

At the age of seventeen, Devaughan Goodger was charged for the stabbing murder of Jason Pott which occurred on Cleghorn Street, Belize City on March fifth, 2011.  After being on [...]

Robinson Will Serve Jail time for Illegal Firearm

One of four men busted inside a car on February fifteenth, 2016 for firearm offenses will serve only two years and a half behind bars instead of a minimum of [...]

Bahadur on Remand for Attempted Murder of the Notorious Alrick Smith

Ladyville resident, Shane Bahadur, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for the May sixth attempted murder and wounding of Alrick Smith.  This evening Bahadur, in the presence of [...]

2 Men Walk Free from Major Heroin Charge

Two men were accused last December with the possession of twelve kilos of heroin, but even though tests from the National Forensic Laboratory showed that the substance was not the [...]

Ladyville Men Charged for Shooting Spree

While a duo has been freed, two teenagers who surrendered to police on Tuesday are on remand at the Belize Central Prison for a shooting spree on Marage Road, Ladyville which [...]

Belize City Man Remanded for Sexual Assault

A twenty-six year old man who behaved inappropriately by touching a ten young girl on her rear was taken to court today. The incident took place on Sunday and Ashton [...]

Steven Young Arraigned for Attempted Murder after Bar Fight

Twenty-five year old Steven Young is serving his first night in prison for the attempted murder of a Lord’s Bank resident, who was stabbed during an altercation inside Ruba’s Bar [...]

Duo Freed and Rearrested on Murder Charge

Tarique Gillett and Lyson Cacho were arraigned in March and July 2015 for the murder of Michael Welch and the attempted murder of Kingsley Morrison. Last Friday, both were set [...]

Cop Remanded for Sexual Assault of an 8 Year-Old Girl

A police officer is in trouble with the law tonight, facing a minimum of twelve years to life imprisonment if found guilty of the act of a sexual assault upon [...]

3 Arraigned for Shooting in the City

Three of four persons are in custody tonight for a shoot-out last Thursday night in the City. The intended target was Mark Vernon, a city resident. But it led to [...]

Humes Beats Second Murder Charge

Three murder cases fell apart in court today. We start with forty-five year old Orlando Williams who was the first murder victim at the start of the New Year in [...]

Duo Walks Free on Murder Charge – Case File Lost

A pair of men also walked free of the murder of Michael Welch and the attempted murder of Kingsley Morrison, who were both shot in the Saint Martin de Porres [...]

$5000 Fine for Fatal RTA

Twenty-year old Boyd Lopez is home tonight following his sentencing for the February eighteenth, 2015 traffic fatality that took the life of seventy year old Marie Knowles. Knowles was walking [...]

Santa Cruz 13 Back In Court; Case Adjourned Again

It has been almost one year since a team of police officers took the village of Santa Cruz by storm during a predawn raid which resulted in the arrest of [...]

Boyd Lopez, Guilty of Death by Careless Conduct

Twenty-year old Boyd Lopez was initially charged and indicted for manslaughter in the traffic fatality that took the life of seventy year old Marie Knowles on Baghdad Street on February [...]

A Nolle Pros in the Case of Helen Yu’s Murder

Turning to the courts…On August twelfth, 2010, fourteen year old student of Edward P. Yorke High school Helen Yu was shot and killed during a robbery at her father’s shop [...]

Pair of Alleged Bulgarian Cyber Thieves Arraigned in Magistrates Court

Two nationals from Bulgaria appeared late in court this evening and were charged for theft from the Belize Bank.  There was a delay in their arraignment because the court was [...]

Bulgarian Duo Implicated in International Credit Card Scam

Aptula’s attorney says that they are in communication with the Belize Bank to settle the matter. The two Bulgarians allegedly visited the Albert and North Front Streets ATMs of the [...]

111 Credit Cards Found Inside Their Apartment

During arraignment today, the police claimed that the scam begun on September seventh, 2015. The men were detained on Saturday and taken to their room at Easy Inn on the [...]