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April 14, 2024

Man accused of $30,000 heist but convicted of stealing 6 ‘Bad Man’ rum; given $500 fine

Ismael Sabido Patt was originally charged in January 2020 for theft. He was accused of stealing over $30,000 worth of items from an apartment building where [...]
April 14, 2024

Elderly man caught with crack sent to jail for six months due to unpaid fines

Richard Albert Garbutt appeared in court on Thursday and was read a single count of possession of a controlled drug, to wit, .38 grams of crack. [...]
April 12, 2024

Accused murderers of Edgar Aldana convicted in Belmopan; receive 25 years to life imprisonment

By Aaron Humes: Eight years after a drunken encounter in the village of Selena, Cayo District, just outside Spanish Lookout, two men were convicted of the [...]
April 10, 2024

Customs broker given slap on the wrist $150 fine for drug trafficking charge

During proceedings, the Magistrate inquired about the street value of the seized drugs, learning it to be around $200. Straughan, in his first conviction related to [...]
April 10, 2024

Accused gang member fined $200 for failing to comply with judicial order

Humes appeared in court unrepresented and was read a charge of contempt of a judicial order. 
April 10, 2024

Prosecution drops case against Clifton Robinson and Floyd Wade for 2021 murder of Gilbert Muhammad

Robinson and Wade were jointly charged for Martinez's murder, which took place in the Belama Phase 4 area of Belize City on October 24, 2021. However, [...]
April 10, 2024

Uncle convicted and sentenced to one month for pushing young nephew down flight of stairs

In court, Bainton disagreed with some of the facts but ultimately pleaded guilty. He could not be offered bail because he is in debt to the [...]
April 10, 2024

Mother charged for assaulting officer arresting son

Marin appeared in court unrepresented and was read a single count of common assault upon a police officer. She initially pleaded guilty but as the police [...]