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Fake Cops Taken to Real Jail

After five nights in lockdown at the Queen Street Police Station, two alleged fake cops were finally arraigned. The duo was caught in front of Public’s Supermarket dressed in the [...]

General Sales Tax Audits Revisited

Earlier this month, we broke the news of an internal statement within the General Sales Tax Department where Officer in Charge of the Punta Gorda office, Elmer Reyes, alleged that [...]

Shawn Rodriguez Gets Seven Years for Brazen Carjacking

Fifty-seven-year-old cab driver Ernesto Robinson is recovering from injuries received during a brazen carjacking on Tuesday night in Belize City.  His attacker, twenty-two-year-old Shawn Rodriguez, a resident of San Ignacio, [...]

San Pedro man to be tried for chef’s slaying

A San Pedro resident met his untimely death allegedly at the hands of a chef under what appeared to have been a love triangle on La Isla Bonita. The fatal [...]

Paul Jex Jr. Sent to Supreme Court on Rape Charge

Paul Jex Junior is the last person to see his case go to preliminary inquiry in the home invasion that occurred back on December sixth, 2015 at the house of [...]

“Fake Cop” Aaron Wilson Fined; Told by Judge to Keep Quiet

Convicted fake cop, Aaron Wilson has been given a stern warning by Justice Adolph Lucas for mouthing off in the media last Tuesday, after being found guilty on two counts [...]

Wilson Must Find Real Money to Pay Off Fine

Wilson was fined a total of four thousand dollars for both counts, but the penalty was reduced by two hundred and fifty dollars each due of the length of time [...]

Man Charged for Going After Minor in San Pedro

A San Pedro resident accused of a shooting incident that sent a minor to the hospital was arraigned this morning at the Belize City Magistrate’s Court before the Chief Magistrate. [...]

Mark Seawell Free after 10 Years, Dodges Extradition

A second Seawell sibling was set free today after an extradition request fell apart.  Gary Seawell was released last November, and this morning after spending over a decade in prison, [...]

Son of Senior Cop Charged with Drug Trafficking

Ladyville resident, thirty-one-year-old Noel Leal Junior, who was found with three hundred grams of cannabis, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith on a single charge of possession of [...]

Jason Joseph Has Attempted Murder Charge Dismissed

A street figure, Jason Joseph, who has had his own share of run-ins with the law walked free today from a charge of the attempted murder of a Belize City [...]

Cops Accused in San Pedro Shooting Arraigned

Two cops were arraigned today at the San Pedro Magistrate court. The two were captured on video manhandling a woman and then firing indiscriminately on Barrier Reef Drive where a [...]

Convicted for False Pretenses, Aaron Wilson Claims He Was Set Up by Top Cop

He wanted to be a real police officer – he even sat the examination. But in 2010, special constable Aaron Wilson found himself on the wrong side of the law, [...]

Former “Fake Cop” Says Real Police Covered Up, Did Not Properly Investigate Him

At trial, Henderson effectively denied knowing or assisting Wilson in any way, but Wilson says he worked exclusively under Henderson’s command and was allowed to wear the brown Police Number [...]

What Really Happened the Night Aaron Wilson was Busted

It all came crashing down in July of 2010, when Wilson, who had been working at a night club in Belize City as security, was accused of molesting a woman [...]

Gregory August Fights for Freedom before C.C.J.

There is an unprecedented challenge before the Caribbean Court of Justice. The case got underway today with President Justice Denis Byron presiding.  Attorneys Eamon Courtenay and Ileana Swift are representing [...]

Mark Seawell Challenges Warrant for Extradition

Is incarcerated Ladyville resident Mark Seawell closer to being extradited to the United States or is he finally going home to his family in the days ahead?  His fate as [...]

Decision Thursday; Attorney is Hopeful

Unlike Gary Seawell’s case, which was dragged through the entire judicial system, Cooper is confident that the matter will be resolved in the high court and that the case will [...]

Arbitration Cases at Standstill

A total of four awards handed down by the London Court of International Arbitration for multiple companies hit the Government hard in January, forcing new regulations against any attachment of [...]

Barton Middleton – Conman or Conned?

Did Barton Middleton act as an agent in the very lucrative visa services industry between 2011 and 2013?  He has been accused of such by no less than Patrick Tillett, [...]

Victim Pulls Out of Child Molestation Case

Tonight, a San Pedro security guard in his mid-sixties accused of molesting an eight-year-old girl is a free man. Sixty-seven-year-old Jose Romero walked from the serious offense for carnal knowledge [...]

Accused Child Rapist Free after Case Falls Apart

Another case of sexual abuse against a minor was disposed of in court today.  After he was accused of molesting a child since the age of eleven, in August of [...]

Barton Middleton, Before Senate Committee, Claims He Fears for His Life

The sole witness present at today’s public hearing of the Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration was Barton Middleton. His appearance is the culmination of long weeks of interrogation of [...]

Alleged Immigration “Agent” Can’t Say Why He is Being Framed

Before that big reveal, Middleton displayed a severe case of amnesia through much of this morning’s testimony, apparently unable to recall much of anything that happened to him in the [...]

Barton Middleton Denies Involvement in Visa Foil Scandal

Though he may be forgetful of events, Barton Middleton is well aware of why he was called to Belmopan today. No less than four persons – Immigration Officers Mark Tench, [...]