February 17, 2022

Belize City shop owner charged for 18 grams of marijuana; previous conviction made it difficult to secure bail

Thirty-one-year-old Cindy Lui Mai appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court yesterday, where she pleaded not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled [...]
February 17, 2022

Man who allegedly assaulted girlfriend expected she would drop charges but she never showed up to do so

Fitzroy Myles appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court yesterday and pleaded not guilty to a single count of common assault. He told the court [...]
February 15, 2022

Jasmine Hartin case postponed after COVID diagnosis

Hartin is accused of manslaughter by negligence of Senior Superintendent of Police Henry Jemmott in May of 2021, and separately of common assault and possession of [...]
February 14, 2022

Man sent to prison for gang affiliation a week after his brother

Jason Graham Willoughby appeared with his attorney Aaron Tillett in court today, charged with being a member of the Jerusalem Bone Yard Crips (JBYC) gang.
February 10, 2022

New Joint Public Accounts Committee has not had an effective meeting since formation, retiring NGO Senator reveals

But in seven months since its formation, Senator for the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) community Osmany Salas revealed during Wednesday’s meeting of the Senate, the Joint Public [...]
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 [...]