fbpx
Belmopan Aggregates
Fair weather conditions setting in
July 15, 2014
Russell Roberts pushing gun law amendments
July 15, 2014

Six members of Smith family released from firearm charges

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014. 8:20 pm CST.

Belize Supreme Court building

Belize Supreme Court building

Tuesday, July 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Last week, seven persons, two of them minors, were remanded to Belize Central prison after arraignment on charges of kept firearm and ammunition without a gun license.

They are 52 year old Alrick Smith, 47 year old Sandra Casey, 22 year old Leon Smith, 19 year old Tamika Smith, 20 year old Rashida Brooks and two boys, their ages 17 and 16.

They were incarcerated after police found a 9-millimeter pistol with 13 rounds of ammunition in the magazine at their Giles Street home on July 7.

They had been mourning the death of loved one Myron Smith and had only just laid him to rest.

Tonight we can tell you that on the order of Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl-Lynn Vidal, all of the accused except for the 17 year old had their charges withdrawn before Senior Magistrate Frazer in court this afternoon.

This is after police investigations showed that these persons had no knowledge of the firearm found in their house.

However, the 17 year old remains on remand and returns to court on August 21.

 

Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-612-0315.

 

© 2014, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

Comments

  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates