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Saldivar’s $900,000 Case Settled

Tonight, there is news on Arthur Saldivar, the flamboyant, very visible attorney who’s been invisible since September 2014. Saldivar was accused of making off with close to a million dollars [...]

Corrupt Cops Caught on Camera Settle Out of Court

There is another settlement out of court to report tonight. It involves three police officers who, back in September 2013, were accused of stealing money from businessman, twenty-two year old [...]

Gabourel Fined for Grievous Harm

Dennis Gabourel, the businessman who was accused back in 2003 of raping a nurse then beating her up after he pursued her to her home, was today sentenced by Justice [...]

Lab Tech Charged for Sexual Assault

A Laboratory Technician was before the court to answer to a single charge of sexual assault. Forty seven year old Albert Genitty was escorted in court in hand cuffs and [...]

Dennis Gabourel Guilty of Grievous Harm, Not Rape

Just before noon today, a jury of two women and seven men stepped into the deliberating room to decide the fate of businessman, Dennis Gabourel who back in September 2003, [...]

Belize City Man Pleads Guilty to Dangerous Harm

The trial of Nathanial Thomas Junior, who was accused of stabbing the boyfriend of his ex girlfriend, concluded today. Neighbors had to intervene to stop the domestic dispute and Thomas [...]

Belize City Man Sentenced for Forgery

Once a Belize Youth Ambassador to the United Nations, twenty-five year old Kenroy Young was sentenced to prison for forgery. The U.B. graduate has been serving a seven year sentence [...]

Ryon King – Not Guilty of Arson

A jury found thirty-six year old Ryon King not guilty of arson this afternoon. Back in February 2010, King’s then common-law wife Kendra Pennil accused him of setting her mattress [...]

Murder Trial Ends in Acquittal and Hung Jury

Shortly before nine on Thursday night after deliberating for over four hours, the second murder trial of Cordel Flores and Warren Lewis ended in an acquittal and hung jury. In [...]

Bail Granted for Men Busted With Heroin

Justice Troadio Gonzalez also presided at a bail hearing this morning. After eight days on remand at the Belize Central Prison for a bust of forty pounds of heroin, four [...]

Popular Tattooist Charged for Carnal Knowledge

In the magistrate’s court today, popular Tattoo Artist Esteban ‘Steve’ Mossiah, proprietor of Stinging Scorpio’s Tattoo, was remanded to Belize Central Prison after he arrested and charged with two counts [...]

Jury Deliberates in Murder Trial

  The trial of Warren Lewis of Lord’s Bank, Ladyville and Cordel Flores of Belize City, who are jointly charged for the August 2009 murder of Albert Allen was summed [...]

Accused Robber Walks Free

In May 2014, a Bowen and Bowen employee was robbed of one thousand five hundred dollars. Today, he requested no further court action against the man he had positively identify [...]

Former UB Student Convicted of Forgery

Kenroy Young, a former UB student, was convicted of Forgery. Young was accused of cashing over ten thousand dollars in cheques from Regent Insurance Co. Ltd., where he worked.  He [...]

Mother and Daughter Arraigned for Possession of Controlled Drug

Also in court this morning, a forty-eight year old mother and her thirty year old daughter, both employed as school wardens in Belize City, were arraigned on a charge of [...]

Staine Sibling Arraigned for Murder of B.D.F. Volunteer

Two brothers have been arraigned for Saturday’s murder of B.D.F. volunteer, Denver Villafranco. The siblings, Orlando and Phil Tyrone Staine from the Saint Martin De Porres area appeared before Chief [...]

Former EP Yorke teacher Acquitted of Carnal Knowledge Charges

In late 2009, the then E. P. Yorke Teacher, Cordel Gonzalez, was charged with two counts of Carnal Knowledge upon a fourteen year old student. He lost his job after [...]

Mark Vega Acquitted of 2002 Murder

On Friday night in the Orange Walk Supreme Court, the murder re-trial of well known street figure, Mark Vega ended in his acquittal. A jury of twelve found thirty-one year [...]

Cop Accused of Unlawful Sex Gets Bail

A cop from Independence who has been charged for having sexual intercourse with a minor appeared before the Supreme Court today. Patrick O’Brien was charged this week and while it [...]

Prosecutions Rests in Case Against Bahamians

Now to the courts…the case by the Financial Intelligence Unit against two Bahamians, Kelvin Leach and Rohn Knowles, for failure to declare in excess of ten thousand Belize dollars resumed [...]

Four Charged for Heroin Bust

Four men were arraigned this morning in the Orange Walk Magistrate Court for drug possession and trafficking of forty pounds of heroin, worth ten million dollars. It follows a huge [...]

Smith Charged for Murdering Inmate

While no one has been charged for the murder of “Pete” Ayuso, a prison inmate was this afternoon arraigned for a murder that happened five years ago. Twenty-nine year old [...]

Cop Remanded for Carnal Knowledge

But in the south, there’s a complicated story in Independence village which we’ve been following for the past week – one which involves a Policeman, a minor, and to some [...]

Hattieville Resident Remanded for Unpaid Court Bill

Twenty-three year old Hattieville resident, Gian Stiane, is behind bars tonight on the first day of a three year conviction. Staine appeared before Magistrate Herbert Panton on a charge of [...]

Professor Bain Takes UWI to Court in Jamaica

A week-long session in the Supreme Court of Jamaica commenced earlier today, following a lawsuit filed in 2014 by Professor Brendan Bain.  The litigation involving the University of the West [...]