fbpx
Orange Walk performers to represent the north in National Song Competition
July 17, 2014
Fire guts building on Prince Street in Belize City
July 18, 2014

Escaped convict back in lawful custody in Orange Walk

Matthew Bull

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014. 11:26 pm CST.

Matthew Bull

Matthew Bull

Thursday, July 17, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: Orange Walk resident Matthew Bull’s run for freedom earlier this week was short-lived as he was taken back into custody, less than 24 hours after his escape.

Bull, a resident of Trial Farm, was convicted on Monday for the crime of aggravated assault with a firearm committed against Emil Usher.

He was sentenced to one year in prison; but around 2 am on Tuesday, Bull somehow managed to free himself from the cell block at the Orange Walk police station and run for freedom.

He was to have been transferred to the Belize Central Prison in Hattieville village later on Tuesday.

Authorities caught up with the fleeing convict around 10 pm on Tuesday at a house in Trial Farm.

Bull was charged for the crime of escape from lawful custody on Wednesday morning.

A woman who allegedly aided and abetted Bull during his escape is also expected to be brought up of criminal charges by the police.

 

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 501-601-0315.

 

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