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Sedi Defends His Interest in Progresso Heights

According to Elrington, the submissions were all based on technical arguments in law.  Elrington says that while Schneider attempted to speak on behalf of Progresso Heights by way of the [...]

The Preliminary Inquiry for Albert Moreira, Accused of Murdering His Ex-Wife

The preliminary inquiry for B.D.F. soldier, Albert Moreira, accused of the murder of his estranged common-law-wife, Felicia James kicked off on Monday before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts Anderson.  Prosecutor in [...]

Belize City Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Elderly Woman

An elderly woman is the latest victim of an alleged sexual assault. She was purportedly inappropriately touched and grabbed on her private parts and her breast by a man known [...]

Two More Honduran Nationals Charged With Recent Drug Plane Landing

There are two more arrests in connection with a drug bust that yielded police over one thousand three hundred kilos of cocaine. Thirty-six-year-old Terencio Mejia Cruz and fifty-three-year-old Jacobo Yovany [...]

Daniel Rios Freed of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse Charge

A thirty-year-old man is free tonight after a serious charge of unlawful sexual intercourse was dismissed against him in the Supreme Court this morning.  Daniel Rios was accused by a [...]

Crocodile Tears or Sincere Grief Over the Loss of a Dearly Beheaded Friend?

William “Danny” Mason had his day in court today. Mason chose to give testimony from the dock on the murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas who was beheaded in July 2016.  [...]

Murder Trial of Danny Mason Resumes in Supreme Court

The murder trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason and his alleged accomplices resumed this morning in the Belmopan Supreme Court before Justice Antoinette Moore.  The defense case against brothers Keron and [...]

9 Persons are Arraigned for 89 Grams of Weed

Even as the law allows for a person to be in possession of up to ten grams of weed, a group of nine persons, including a theologist, were before the [...]

Alleged Arsonist Arraigned for Lord’s Bank Fire

An alleged arsonist was before the court to answer charges in respect of a fire at a woman’s house in Lord’s Bank Village.   Jose Manuel Portillo was arraigned for an [...]

Eugene Ramirez Violates Parole and is Back in Jail

After serving five of thirteen years for burglary, criminal figure Eugene Lloyd Ramirez of Taylor’s Alley is back in jail where he will serve an additional six months for violating [...]

Moises Flores gets Two Years for Sexual Assault

A man is serving two years behind bars after he was found guilty of sexually molesting an eight-year-old girl. Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford convicted Moises Flores, a Belize City resident, [...]

Group Charged for Home Invasion at Sarkis Abou-Nehra Walk Free

A home invasion at the property of a well-known businessman fell apart this morning in court.   As many as nineteen persons were charged initially for the home invasion at the [...]

Sherwin Santos Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of New Fortune Restaurant

Belize City resident Sherwin Santos, accused jointly with a fifteen-year-old minor of robbing New Fortune Restaurant in July of last year, is tonight serving a three-year jail sentence. The term [...]

Patrick Garbutt is Charged for Wounding an Officer of the Belize Port Authority

A retreat outing for an officer almost ended fatally when he was attacked and stabbed in the face and injured on the hand by another co-worker.  There is no motive [...]

Scotland Half-moon Resident Arraigned for Big Drug Bust

A Scotland Half-moon resident is behind bars following his arraignment for a huge amount of marijuana.  He is forty-two-year-old Joel Sutherland, a construction worker from rural Belize District.   Sutherland, [...]

Police Constable, Herman Millian out on Supreme Court bail

Police Constable, Herman Millian is out on Supreme Court bail. Millian met bail of ten thousand dollars and is scheduled to reappear at the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court on October [...]

19-year-old to stand trial for Premium Wines Robbery

Nineteen-year-old Everald Sambula will stand trial at the Supreme Court for a robbery that happened at Premium Wines and Spirit last September. In 2018, Sambula was arraigned on four counts [...]

DJ Perf and Denzel Usher Charged with Rape

Devin “DJ Perf” Peyrefitte and Denzel Usher have both been charged for the crime of rape.  The men stand accused of allegedly raping a woman in the wee hours of [...]

Raymond Dyer Gets Three Years in Prison for Weed and Firearm

Thirty-two-year-old Raymond Lightfoot Dyer, a fisherman from Ladyville, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, after being busted with five hundred and thirty-one grams of [...]

2 Teens Remanded for Beating Up Elderly Belize City Man

A pair of teenagers is on remand at the Belize Central Prison tonight after allegedly beating up a sixty-three-year-old resident of Belize City.  On Tuesday, Liz Flowers was reportedly attacked [...]

Guatemalan National is Released without Charges

Attorney Hurl Hamilton believes that the action taken by the police department against Jorge Luis Reyes Villeda is an abuse of the process of the court and that his client [...]

Police Constables Leonard Nunez and Hallet King are Free Men

Police constables Leonard Nunez and Hallet King were released from custody today after being held on remand for the manslaughter of Caye Caulker resident Hilbert Sotz.  The pair was initially [...]

Mexican Trio Released After Spending a Year at Belize Central Prison

A trio of Mexicans caught stealing money from an ATM in Orange Walk and Corozal in January of last year has been acquitted of the charges of theft after spending [...]

Ibrahim Smith, Guilty of Murder

There is a murder conviction to report tonight. Twenty-seven-year-old Ibrahim Smith remains behind bars awaiting sentencing for the November 2012 murder of twenty-two-year-old William Francis.  Francis was gunned down inside [...]

Everal Martinez to Stand Trial for Rape and Murder of Baby Allyssa Nunez

In 2018, a toddler was raped and murdered while she was in the care of her stepfather at their Maskall home.  The mother of the child, Denika Flowers, was not [...]