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Attorney Oscar Selgado is Charged and Arraigned for Abetment to Commit Murder

There is breaking news tonight.  News Five has been able to confirm that attorney Oscar Selgado will be needing an attorney for himself.  While the details are brief at this [...]

Fixed Sentence for Patrick Reyes, Guilty of Double Murder

After months awaiting a fixed sentence, today Patrick Reyes, who is in his late fifties, learnt that he will have to spend forty years of a life sentence with the [...]

5 More Belizeans Charged for Alleged Involvement in Human Smuggling Case

Five additional persons have been charged and arraigned for their alleged involvement in a case of human smuggling that was intercepted by police on Tuesday afternoon. It is being categorized [...]

Mason Murder Trial Resumes with Voir Dire

Following a lengthy adjournment, the murder trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason and his accomplices resumed before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Belmopan Supreme Court on Wednesday.  Onboard are attorneys Bryan [...]

Man Charged for Theft of $42,000 from Buca Shell in Ladyville

Tonight a former Buca Shell employee is in trouble with the law.  He is twenty-five-year-old Victor Ayuso, a resident of Orange Walk, who appeared this morning before Senior Magistrate Tricia [...]

Alleged Human Smugglers Pleaded Not Guilty; Released on Bail

As you heard just now, the two men charged in connection with an alleged smuggling operation, are social worker Sergio Adrian Guerra and Edwin Naj. Both men were in vehicles [...]

From Death Row to 25 Years Behind Bars for Convicted Murderer, Erlin White

From death row to life sentence to possibility of parole, after he completes twenty-five years behind bars. That’s how the murder case concluded today for convicted prisoner, Erlin White, when [...]

Eldon Flowers freed of Murder Charge

After two years on remand for a 2017 murder, tonight, twenty-year-old Eldon Flowers is a free man.  His murder trial by judge without jury ended today before Justice Colin Williams [...]

Murder Trial Again William “Danny” Mason Et. Al. Resumes

The criminal trial against accused murderer William “Danny” Mason and his associates, Terrence Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas, Keiron Fernandez, and Ernest Castillo, finally resumed today in the Belmopan Supreme Court after [...]

Escarpeta charged for Armed Robbery at Puma gas Station

Thirty-four-year-old James Escarpeta was this afternoon marched into the Belmopan Magistrate Court where he answered to two charges relating to Sunday’s brazen armed robbery of the PUMA gas station in [...]

Caliz remanded for Committing Sexual Assault

A sixty-four-year-old San Pedro man is on remand for committing a sexual assault upon a nine-year-old boy. He is Ernesto Caliz, a self-employed resident of the island.   Late on Monday, [...]

Tre Stevens Charged for Attempted Murder of Ozen Rhaburn

A twenty-year-old man has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison until September twelfth after he was arraigned this morning for last Thursday’s attempted murder of Ozen Rhaburn. Rhaburn, a [...]

Sentencing Set Aside for Convicted Murderers Leslie Pipersburgh & Patrick Robateau

Forty-five-year-old Leslie Pipersburgh and forty-two-year-old Patrick Robateau, the two men convicted of the murders of security guards Kevin Alvarez and Fidel Mai during a robbery at the Bowen and Bowen [...]

Estranged Husband to Stand Trial for Murder of Ex Common-law Wife

Forty-four-year-old Noewellin Williams has been ordered to stand trial for the stabbing death of his former common-law wife in August 2018.  Roxanna Pop, the mother of Williams’ three children, was [...]

Murder Suspect Faces Bail Revocation

Thirty-two-year-old Troy Hyde, a suspect in the murder of Kareem “Robbery” Lopez, is presently out on bail.  Tonight, he is in the news after being busted, along with twenty-five-year-old Raheem [...]

A murder trial comes to end as main witness turns hostile

In the courts, the murder trial of twenty-year-old Eldon Flowers is coming to an end. Today, the crown represented by Senior Crown Counsel for the D.P.P.’s office, Shanice Lovelle, closed her [...]

A Belize City man walks free when the crown enters a nolle pros

An attempted murder case stemming back from August of 2014 which was committed to stand trial in 2016 against a Belize City man ended in a nolle prosequi today. Ron [...]

Couple Acquitted of Wounding their 6-Year-Old Child

A police officer and his common-law-wife are free tonight after they were acquitted of three counts of wounding upon their six-year-old child, who they were accused of beating. Police claimed [...]

Copper Thief Appears before the Court

A man who authorities thought was a worker with B.T.L. turned out to be copper thief. Gilbert Craig of Faber’s Road Extension was arraigned before Magistrate Emmerson Banner on Monday [...]

Evan Gillett is Arraigned for Charges Related to the Death of His Cousin

In the Magistrate Court this morning, tourism attendant Evan Gillett was arraigned for causing the death of his cousin in a traffic accident after colliding into a metal lamppost situated [...]

Albert Moreira is Freed & Rearrested for Murder of Felina James

B.D.F. soldier, Albert Moreira was charged for the October 2018 murder of Felina James, his girlfriend and mother of their son. This week, he went to trial and saw the [...]

Accused Murderers Are Freed

Four years ago, in June 2015, thirty-nine-year-old Patrick Dean Spencer, a.k.a. “Nally,” was gunned down on Cairo Street with its intersection with Glen Street, Belize City. He was shot multiple [...]

Court of Appeal Given Option to Hear Applications before 21 Days Requirement

Back in April, the Government was unsuccessful in trying to persuade the Court of Appeal to hear an application in an expedited manner. This was in the relation to the [...]

Murder Trial of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Adjourned, Again

Alleged murderers William “Danny” Mason, Ashton Vanegas, Terrence Fernandez, Keiron Fernandez, and Ernest Castillo were back in court this afternoon. The men appeared before Belmopan’s Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore [...]

Attorneys for Accused Murderers to Raise Preliminary Issues

One of those counsels is Attorney Bryan Neal, who is representing Keiron Fernandez. According to Neal, after meeting with his colleagues, it has been decided that the defense will make [...]