May 8, 2024

Attorney Orson “OJ” Elrington appears in court for alleged rape case

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Cheryl Lynn-Vidal, represented the crown and sought another adjournment, citing the need for additional time for disclosure. Elrington's case was [...]
May 8, 2024

Police Street resident remanded for gang membership and contempt of court

Allegations against Williams suggest his involvement with the gang "Bank ah Land crips" in serious offenses. It is further alleged that Williams failed to comply with [...]
May 8, 2024

Taxi driver granted bail despite sexual assault allegations

The case was transferred to the Belize City Magistrate's Court for bail consideration after the sitting Magistrate in Orange Walk recused herself. Today, in Court #5 [...]
May 8, 2024

Former police officer pleads guilty to theft of government motorcycle, fined $1,200 but avoids jail time

In mitigation, Bainton's mother, Theresa Bainton, testified to his good character, emphasizing that this was his first offense and expressing hope that he had learned from [...]
May 8, 2024

Los Lagos man remanded for abetment to murder and attempted murder charges

Allegations against Usher stem from an incident on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in Belize City, where he is accused of aiding an unknown individual in the [...]
May 8, 2024

Kings Park businessman remanded for firearm possession and refusal of blood sample

Appearing unrepresented in Court #6 on Tuesday, Avelar pleaded not guilty to the charges. However, due to the severity of the offenses under Section 16 of [...]
May 8, 2024

Three men arraigned for illegal logging in Monkey Bay Natural Monument

The trio stood before a Senior Magistrate in Court #2 where they were jointly charged with offenses including unlawful cutting of forest produce, unlawful possession of [...]
May 7, 2024

Belize City man is charged with two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old minor; faces psychiatric evaluation

He is on remand pending a psychiatric evaluation that was ordered to be done on him following his arraignment in the Belize City Magistrate's Court.