February 9, 2022

‘Nah go a jail again’: Accused, remanded armed robber dips police custody at court after bail denied

Saldano appeared in court before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser in his ongoing robbery case stemming from an incident last September. He and another man, Bijoun Barela, [...]
February 9, 2022

Belize city man arraigned for alleged insulting words and damage to neighbor’s property

Thirty-three-year-old Rudolph Slusher appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court this morning charged with insulting words and damage to property.
February 9, 2022

Nicholas Swazo sentenced to life in prison for the murder of ‘George Street General’ Gerald ‘Shiney’ Tillett

Swazo's sentence made him eligible for parole after serving 30 years, but also deducted the five years and ten months he spent on remand, making him [...]
February 8, 2022

Six Eruption bar girls arraigned on immigration offenses; claim human rights violations and threaten lawsuit

The women appeared in court before Magistrate Sharmaine Gillett-McKoy in Court #5. They included 2 Salvadorans, 2 Hondurans, a Nicaraguan national, and one from the Dominican [...]
February 8, 2022

Belmopan resident to be extradited to the United States over manslaughter and assault incidents from 23 years ago

Forty-five-year-old Osmar Correra appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's court represented by attorney David Moralez to learn that he is facing charges of manslaughter and assault. [...]
February 7, 2022

Belizean-Chinese businessman charged with harm, out on bail

Fifty-five-year-old Anhui Zho was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate's Court this afternoon on a single charge of harm upon a male minor.
February 4, 2022

Lincoln Diaz will stand trial for the murder of Orin “Bredda O” Velasquez

Diaz appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's court today for his preliminary inquiry, where prosecutors submitted more than 10 recorded statements on DVDs, including a caution [...]
February 4, 2022

Man charged over $500 for mask offense but contends he was simply eating at the time

Taxi driver Mark Green was fined $500, plus $5 cost of court after police found him in public with his mask down.