Man shot and killed in Belize City last night
March 2, 2019
Boyfriend pleads guilty to assault of partner’s sister
March 2, 2019

Burrell Boom man assaulted pregnant girlfriend gets out on bail

Posted: Saturday, March 2, 2019. 10:31 am CST.

By Aaron Humes:

Forty-four-year-old Edison Alexander Dawson of Burrell Boom made bail on Friday after pleading not guilty to a charge of harm on his domestic partner, who is three months pregnant with their second child.

The accuser, whose name we will withhold, told police that she was at home with her two daughters, one from a previous relationship and another she and Dawson had together, when Dawson came home and announced he was leaving her and taking the stove she cooks on with him.

The complainant said they began to quarrel and she mentioned something about a former girlfriend that riled Dawson, whom she says slapped her and told her not to speak about that person. They ended up on the bed and she tried to get up, whereupon Dawson grabbed her around the neck, threw her on the bed and began to punch her in her stomach. The abuse allegedly occured in the presence of their two-year old daughter.  She then got on the phone and called the police for help. 

Appearing before Magistrate Emmerson Banner, Dawson made bail of three thousand dollars as there was no objection to his receiving bail. He returns to court on May third, 2019.


Advertise with the largest and fastest growing audience in 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 [email protected] or call us at 670-6397.


© 2019, This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *