April 7, 2023

Sanctuary Bay mastermind Andris Pukke charged with embezzling investor funds

Pukke, 54, was arrested in Los Angeles, California, and appeared in court there on the strength of an indictment in the Federal Court in Manhattan (New [...]
April 6, 2023

Police officer acquitted of extortion charge, says he was wrongfully accused

Requena appeared in the High Court of Belize on Thursday, where Justice Ricardo O'Neil Sandcroft directed the nine-member jury to find him not guilty.
April 6, 2023

Man accused of shooting up woman’s house remanded to prison

Forty-year-old Denver Skeet appeared along with his attorney Ronell Gonzalez in the Belize City Magistrate's Court today, charged with a single count of aggravated assault.
April 6, 2023

Man fined $1,500 for stealing $120 dildo from his cousin

Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Escalante was found guilty of stealing a $120 vibrating dildo from his cousin.
April 6, 2023

Man charged for crack possession sentenced to two months in prison over unpaid fine

Alfred Franklin appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court charged with a single count of possession of controlled drugs in relation to an undetermined quantity of [...]
April 6, 2023

Woman allegedly punches lover in the face during jealous, drunken rage; claims she was unfaithful

Twenty-four-year-old Sharry Mendez appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court, charged with a single count of assault.
April 6, 2023

Salvadoran national fails to prove ties to Belize, will be deported back to his home country after serving prison time

Ortiz, who was battling in court to prove he had ties to Belize via a child born to him here, appeared in court this week battling [...]
April 6, 2023

Man pleaded guilty to possession of two crack pipes sent to prison over unpaid fines

Fifty-five-year-old John Hoy appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court where he was charged with two counts of possession of utensils for the purpose of smoking [...]