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June 10, 2024

Accused of stealing bag of cilantro and unable to pay $20 toward old $60 fine, elderly man remanded to jail

Matthews, representing himself, pleaded not guilty despite initially indicating he would plead guilty with an explanation. He claimed he had paid Camal’s son $50 for the [...]
June 10, 2024

Man remanded to jail for grabbing and squeezing up girl’s buttocks

The incident occurred on June 4, 2024, at around 3:30 p.m. on Newtown Barracks. The female prosecutor, Sgt. S. Gillett, opposed bail due to the serious [...]
June 10, 2024

Alleged shooter in 2016 police drive-by, Kareem Franklin, back in custody

The trial, overseen by Justice Candace Nanton at the High Court, continued on Monday. Franklin faces two counts of attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at [...]
June 10, 2024

Retired police sergeant convicted of molesting and raping stepdaughter

He is now in custody at the Belize Central Prison, awaiting sentencing, scheduled for .
June 5, 2024

19-year-old boy on remand for ‘unlawful sex’ with 14-year-old girl

Teck appeared in court unrepresented on Wednesday during his arraignment. No plea was taken from him as the matter is an indictable offense and the lower [...]
June 5, 2024

Kenrick Longsworth found guilty of manslaughter and wounding 4-year-old stepson in child abuse case

Longsworth admitted to hitting 3-year-old Mark Francisco Teul, who died from asphyxia due to injuries to his windpipe. However, Justice Sylvester concluded there was insufficient evidence [...]
June 5, 2024

Man who allegedly attacked stepmother to undergo psychiatric evaluation

The court remanded Louima to Belize Central Prison until the evaluation is completed. The complainant reported swelling and cuts to her face, stating that Louima, her [...]
June 5, 2024

Trevor Gill faces third drug charge in three months

Gill was charged with possession of 17.7 grams of cannabis, exceeding the legal limit by 7.7 grams. He pleaded guilty, explaining that he handed over the [...]