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Anabell Kumul spends her first night in prison for the murder of her common-law

There was a murder on San Pedro on Wednesday morning, which is believed to have been the cause of a domestic dispute; a twenty-eight year old tour guide on the [...]

Man and female minor charged for blackmail

  Coming up, we’ll have a report on the fatal traffic accident… But in the court, a twenty-three-year-old man along with his sixteen year old girlfriend, who is originally from [...]

Former Minister of State Elvin Penner Freed of Charges, COLA Will Appeal Decision

Elvin Penner walks….A decision was handed down today in the case of Elvin Penner, who facilitated the issuance of a passport to South Korean fugitive, Won Hong Kim. The former [...]

Maurice Tomlinson To Be Represented At CCJ By Former Court of Appeal Judge

A case management conference was held at the Caribbean Court of Justice this morning in a suit brought against the governments of Belize and Trinidad & Tobago by Jamaican gay [...]

Belize City Restaurateur Fined For Undersized Lobsters

Belize City businesswoman Heidi Andrades appeared unrepresented in magistrates’ court today where she pleaded guilty to a fisheries offense after being busted with thirty-nine undersized lobster tails at her restaurant.  [...]

San Pedro Family Acquitted of Ammunition Charge

Magistrate Sherigne Rodriguez this morning found a San Pedro family of four not guilty of the charge of possession of six rounds of unlicensed ammunition. This matter came to public [...]

B.T.L. and B.E.L. Nationalizations Heard at CCJ

The seemingly unending litigation involving the government’s acquisition of the country’s telecommunications and electric utilities became complicated long ago. But it may all be approaching an end, one way or [...]

Verden Blease, Former Gwen Liz Lecturer, Charged for Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

  Today, a former Gwen Liz teacher was slapped with additional charges of three counts of carnal knowledge for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a minor who was seven years [...]

GSU Raids Supal Street Residence Elderly Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

The Gang Suppression Unit conducted an operation today in the south side Belize City. The target was a property on Supal Street belonging to an elderly resident, seventy-two year old [...]

Corozaleno Armando Vasquez Charged With Drug Trafficking

A Belizean electrician from Corozal has been charged with drug trafficking after a search of his car yielded a significant stash of cannabis. The Border Patrol Team was on operations [...]

Sherwin Leslie Gets 6 Years for Stealing Armor-All

Fifty-five-year-old Sherwin Leslie, a car washer, who was accused of stealing an eleven-dollar Armor-All, has been sentenced to six years in prison.  Allegations are that on Sunday, Leslie, a resident [...]

Giovanni Ramirez, In Jail for Robbery, Charged for Stabbing Inmate

Last week Wednesday, a prison inmate was stabbed in the prison grounds but it was not fatal. After concluding the investigation, another inmate, twenty year old Giovanni Ramirez was charged [...]

Charges of Wounding Withdrawn Against Nathalia Wade for Beating Up Husband

Last Friday, thirty-nine year old Keith Staine came to News Five studio with a bruised-up face and forty-five stitches to the head. Staine claimed that his wife, forty-four year old [...]

Court prosecutor, Joseph Nunez, gets bail

A civilian court prosecutor spent twenty days behind bars, but luckily for him, he is out on bail tonight. Forty year old Joseph Nunez was imprisoned after he was found [...]

2 found guilty of burglary

Also in the court, nineteen-year old Christopher Gillett and twenty year old Keron Swasey were found guilty of the offense of burglary this morning.  Gillett was present in court and [...]

Andres Bol Acquitted of 2011 Murder

Wednesday’s acquittal of Renan Briceño Junior for the murder of Dale Tillett was followed today by the acquittal of forty year old Andres Bol. Bol was set free by Justice [...]

Renan Briceño Junior’s acquitted of murder in Supreme Court

Just after two this afternoon in a crowded courtroom, Justice Troadio Gonzalez handed down a decision in the murder trial of Renan Briceño Junior. Thirty-two year old Briceño had been [...]

Smith Family speaks on being detained for firearm

The Smith family is settling back home after spending a week in prison. They had just returned to their house after burying family member, seventeen year old Myron Smith, when [...]

Smith Family Remanded Last Week…DPP Drops Charges!

Last week Tuesday, the entire Smith family including a cousin, who is the mother of a baby, and two minors, ages sixteen and seventeen years, were all remanded to the [...]

Attorneys Present Closing Arguments in Briceno Murder Case…

The trial without jury against thirty-five year old Renan Briceño for the 2012 murder of Dale Tillett came to an end today. This morning, Justice Troadio Gonzalez heard closing arguments [...]

Felicia Chen gets 8 years in prison for drowning her 3 children at Belizean Beach

On Saturday, April twenty-seventh, 2013, a young mother exited a bus at the mile four checkpoint, walked her four small children into the sea at Belizean Beach and held three [...]

2 men committed to stand trial for unnatural crimes

Two men, who were unrepresented at their Preliminary Inquiry, will have to answer to indictable offenses at the Supreme Court. They are seventy-one year old David Popper, a resident of [...]

18 year old charged for the attempted murder of Shawn Fisher

Police have also arrested eighteen year old Tevin Palmer of Belize City and charged him with the attempted murder of Shawn Fisher. Today, Palmer appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer [...]

Rhaburn Arraigned for Murder of ‘Spam’

On June twenty-eight, Michael ‘Spam’ Ysaguirre succumbed to injuries he reportedly received following an altercation near the Conch Shell Bay Fish Market.  While it was initially ruled as a sudden [...]

Woman Charged for Trying to Smuggle Weed into Prison

Twenty-five-year-old Quinn Arnold, an unemployed of Conch Shell Bay, pleaded guilty to the offense of possession of a controlled drug, after being busted attempting to smuggle weed into the Belize [...]