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February 2, 2023

Man remanded to prison for assaulting common-law wife with machete

Chiac appeared before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford in Court #2 where he was read a single charge of aggravated assault with a machete. He appeared unrepresented [...]
February 2, 2023

King’s Park trio facing marijuana charges; common-law wife steps up to take responsibility

Arthur Higgs, 40; Tamara Cooper, 38; and Michelle Higgs, 45, all of 7th Street King’s Park, Belize City, were read charges on Wednesday of possession of [...]
February 2, 2023

Accused in alleged police brutality case refuses disclosure

In Magistrate’s Court on Monday, however, Harvey declined the partial disclosure given him in preparation for his trial taking place in a few weeks.
January 31, 2023

High Court judges handed tax-free salary increase

This is according to a memorandum being circulated which was signed by Financial Secretary Joseph Waight.
January 31, 2023

Aaron Chavez, out on bail, accused of another robbery at gas station

The West Collet Canal Street resident appeared in Magistrate’s Court on Monday, charged with two counts of robbery of the gas attendants at the Oil and [...]
January 31, 2023

Accused burglar warned after complainant alleges unwarranted contact in court

46-year-old Dirk Thurton will be tried on May 10 on the charge after being provided with disclosure during his court appearance on Monday.
January 31, 2023

Family feud over dogs leads to a death threat, assault, and conviction in court

In the case of a Ladyville man, a dispute with his sister over the family dogs led to rash words, a shove, and ultimately an appearance [...]
January 31, 2023

Son admits stealing from mother; pleads guilty

But he is facing potentially heavy jail time – up to 10 years in prison – after pleading guilty to theft charges in Magistrate’s Court, despite [...]