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ComPol on Corporal Eldon Arzu’s Supreme Court case

On Thursday, we told you about the Corporal Eldon Arzu versus the Commissioner of Police case that’s before the Supreme Court.  Arzu’s claim is that the Commissioner of Police didn’t [...]

Christian Bailey granted Bail

A construction worker of the Mile eight community on the George Price Highway, who is accused of breaking into a man’s home and removing home appliances and other possessions amounting to [...]

George Bull is freed of murder charge

Another murder case fell through the cracks for the prosecution this week when the Crown in the trial of George Bull indicated to the Court that they were withdrawing the [...]

Simon Leary gets bail for attempted murder

Attorney Hurl Hamilton was successful today in arguing for Supreme Court bail for a man who is before the Court on an attempted murder charge. Simon Leary, a construction worker of [...]

Corporal Eldon Arzu Vs ComPol!

Corporal Eldon Arzu versus the Commissioner of Police – it’s moving forward in the courts. The matter which was adjourned last week was back in the courts today before Justice [...]

Independence Police Officer Charged for Rape of Minor

The Belize Police Department has charged one of its own following on a directive from the Director of Public Prosecutions following an allegation of sexual assault on a minor. Nelson [...]

Darwin Prado and Egbert Baldwin Freed of Attempted Murder Charge

Two men, who were on trial this week for attempted murder, are free men tonight after the Judge upheld a submission by the defense that the accused men had no [...]

C.C.J. Hands Down Ruling; Calaney Flowers Fights to Remain Free

The Caribbean Court of Justice has ruled that the Court of Appeal should hear an appeal filed by D.P.P. Cheryl-Lynn Vidal in respect to Calaney Flowers.  Flowers who was acquitted [...]

Sentencing of Mason Five Further Adjourned

The sentencing of the five men convicted of the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas has been further adjourned. Today, William “Danny” Mason, Ashton Vanegas, Ernest Castillo and sibling, Keiron and [...]

Claver College Extension Eviction Notice to be Settled in Court

Attorney Norman Rodriguez is also representing the Board of the Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda in a lawsuit brought against the church. According to Rodriguez, the Saint Peter Claver [...]

Bail Denied for Woman Who Failed to Comply with Directive of Quarantine Authority

A Guatemalan woman, who calls Belize home and who was intercepted for violating the quarantine regulation in April, was denied bail when her attorney, Hurl Hamilton applied on her behalf today [...]

Barry Castillo on Bail With Curfew

A man, who allegedly forced his way into the home of an elderly American couple in Seine Bight, then proceeded to beat and rob them, was granted bail today, but [...]

Juan Bermudez Gets Bail

Juan Bermudez, who is accused of firing gunshots during an altercation with another man in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk was today granted bail by Justice Colin Williams.  Bermudez allegedly fired [...]

Sentencing for Danny Mason et al Adjourned

After nine o’clock this morning, convicted murderer Danny Mason and four other accomplices in the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas arrived at the Supreme Court to learn their fate. But [...]

Will U.S. Authorities Come for John Usher?

A massive judgment with damages of one hundred and thirty-eight point seven million U.S. dollars was handed down earlier this week against businessman John Usher.  He was embroiled in the [...]

Hearing of Application for Judicial Review in the Case of Cpl Eldon Arzu Vs the ComPol Commences

Arguments were heard in the Supreme Court today on an application for judicial review filed by attorney Nazira Myles on behalf of her client Eldon Arzu. The Corporal of Police [...]

National Security Minister Tried to Resolve Issue

At an event earlier in the day, Minister of National Security Michael Peyrefitte spoke of his efforts to ease tensions between the ComPol and the former President of the Police [...]

Alleged Drug Traffickers Appear in Court

Eight Central American nationals were escorted to court today in handcuffs under the watchful eye of heavily armed police officers and the Gang Suppression Unit. The men were busted in [...]

Steven Moss is Freed

In the court, the murder case of Steven Moss fell apart for the prosecution, when Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams dismissed the charge against him. A discharge warrant was prepared [...]

Quarter Billion-Dollar Judgment Handed Down Against John Usher

A U.S. District Court in Maryland has handed down one of the biggest judgements against a local businessman in a case which has been described as one of the biggest [...]

P.U.P. Asks Courts to Formalized Judgment against PM Barrow

In the local courts, Opposition Leader John Briceño and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Julius Espat have made an application seeking that the Chief Justice’s ruling against Prime Minister [...]

A Peaceful End to the Hilltop Property Dispute

The Public Service Union saga on the Hilltop property has come to a peaceful conclusion. In what was to have been a case management in a counter-claim made by Simplex [...]

Murder Case of Steven Moss Gets Underway

The murder case of Steven Moss got underway today before Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams in a trial without a jury. But while the case was set to start, it [...]

Francis Fonseca: “We have a rogue Prime Minister on our hands”

Turning to the ruling of the recent ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice, the former Attorney General, Francis Fonseca, says that Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone rogue and [...]

Arthur Saldivar Acquitted of False Rumor Charge!

Attorney Arthur Saldivar had his day in court on Thursday when he was cleared of one count of spreading a false rumour.  On March twenty-ninth, Saldivar was arrested and charged [...]