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3 Men Walk Free from Conspiracy to Commit Murder Charge

A seventeen-year-old minor and two adults have been freed of conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of Lynford Baldwin. The trio appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser and [...]

Ronald “Jack” Flowers Arraigned for Attempted Murder

Sixty-seven-year-old Frank Arnold is fighting for his life at the K.H.M.H., after he was stabbed multiple times by Ronald Flowers, who is known in the neighbourhood to be suffering from [...]

Police Officer Freed of ‘Harm’ Charge after Ex-Girlfriend Withdraws Charges

Also in the courts today, PC Leon Bradley was freed from the charge of harm. This was after his estranged girlfriend twenty-year-old Ashley Pate told the court that she does [...]

Terrence Lopez is Arraigned for Placencia Shooting

Earlier this week, we reported on a shooting incident in Placencia in which Francis Eiley was shot in the leg during an altercation with his neighbour. Initial reports were that [...]

Another Adjournment in Andrew Bennett’s Extradition Hearing

Attorney Andrew Bennett was back in court today where he continued to defend against an extradition request by the U.S. government.  In the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer this [...]

Bennett Returns to Court on June Fourth

Despite Sylvestre’s objection that the document ought not to be entered into the proceeding, the Chief Magistrate ultimately decided on its admission.   Anthony Sylvestre, Attorney for Andrew Bennett “We [...]

John Chessman Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Killing of Chinese Businesmman

Twenty-nine-year-old John Chessman Junior has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a lesser charge from the count of murder which he was read in August 2012 for the shooting death of Chinese [...]

2 Men Arraigned for Antelope Street Shooting

Two Belize City residents were arraigned late this evening in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson for Friday afternoon’s shooting on Antelope Street. Police believe that they have obtained [...]

Drive by Shooter is Arraigned for Sunday Night’s Gun Violence

One of two motorcycle drive-by shooters was arraigned before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson today for Sunday night’s armed attack on Pelican Street. Tareek Smith is charged with six counts: two [...]

Kendale Greene is Charged for Aggravated Assault

A twenty-five-year-old man, Kendale Greene, has been remanded to prison after being accused of shooting Ronald Michael and two others on Sunday morning. Greene was arraigned this afternoon on four [...]

Accused Murderer Hugh Dyer Walks on Nolle Pros

Thirty-five-year-old Hugh Dyer, who has been incarcerated since 2015 pending the outcome of a murder trial, walked away from the charge today when a nolle prosequi was entered.  On July [...]

4 Men, including a Minor, are Arraigned for Lindon Baldwin’s Murder

Less than a week after the shooting death of Lindon Baldwin on Ebony Street, police arrested and charged four persons, including a minor, for the crime. This afternoon, Shawn Gibson [...]

Julius Espat Says Two More Suits Against GOB are Languishing Before the Courts

Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat has filed separate claims before the Supreme Court against the Government of Belize.  Those lawsuits are in addition to pending litigation in the high [...]

Court of Appeal Orders Julius Espat’s Claim to be Heard

It made headlines back in August 2016 when opposition parliamentarian Julius Espat was physically removed from the House of Representatives on the instruction of former House Speaker Michael Peyrefitte.  The [...]

Espat’s Unlawful Ejection to be Heard Before the Supreme Court

This afternoon, we spoke with Espat who explained that there is merit to the claim that his constitutional rights were indeed violated when he was forcefully kicked out of the [...]

Julius Espat Sues for Damages Two and a Half Years Later

According to Espat, he is seeking redress in the form of compensation for the length of time that he was suspended from the House without pay. Primarily, he wants it [...]

Bail for Stabbing Death of Ana Villanueva Incenses Corozaleños

Twenty-year-old Zena Armstrong is out on bail after being charged with manslaughter.  The incident involved the fatal stabbing of Ana Villanueva in Corozal on Monday night.  The young ladies had [...]

Chilean National Pleads Guilty to Attempted ATM Scam

Chilean national Juan Espinosa SaaVerdra pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an ATM scam in Dangriga and Belize City; he was fined a total of six thousand dollars, which he [...]

A Teenager is Arraigned for the Manslaughter of Ana Villanueva

Nineteen-year-old Zena Armstrong is out on bail tonight, following the stabbing death of Ana Villanueva in Corozal Town over the weekend. Armstrong was arraigned for one count of manslaughter, for [...]

A Prison Courthouse to Connect Inmates to the Judiciary

A new courthouse was inaugurated this morning at the Belize Central Prison where inmates will now be able to connect directly with the Supreme Court and the magistrate’s court from [...]

1 Freed; 4 Get Reduced Charges in Blue Creek Drug Plane Trial

The sensational trial of five persons, two Mexican nationals and three Belizeans, accused with drug trafficking and the illegal landing of a drug plane in the Orange Walk District in [...]

Accused Murderers William ‘Danny’ Mason et al Return to Court with News Attorneys

The infamous William ‘Danny’ Mason and his associates were back before Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore in Belmopan today.  This time, Mason went in armed with a new attorney, Dexter [...]

‘Danny’ Mason et al Still Facing Charges for the Kidnapping of Mennonite Couple

William ‘Danny’ Mason et al are also facing kidnapping charges. They stand accused of kidnapping Mennonite businessman Lloyd Thiessen and his wife in May 2016. The Thiessens reportedly handed over [...]

Guyanese Attorney Dexter Todd Called to the Bar in Order to Represent Mason

As we told you, Guyanese attorney, Dexter Todd, had to be called to the bar in order for him to practice law in Belize and represent William ‘Danny’ Mason. The [...]

4 Belize City Men are Charged for Alleged Gang Involvement

The police department is once again cracking down on individuals believed to be involved in gang activity.  This morning in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford, four alleged gang [...]