December 18, 2023

Javier Jones receives suspended sentence for use of deadly means of harm

Justice Sandcroft made it clear to Jones that for the next three years, he must be on good behavior which means he cannot be arrested, charged, [...]
December 17, 2023

Two couples charged as Police make arrests in string of burglaries between Western Paradise, Hattieville, and Ladyville

Father of three 23-year-old Tyreke Garnett of Hattieville; common-law wife Camaree Williams, 30, also of Hattieville; Elward McKay, 34, and Shanda Blades, both of Belmopan, all [...]
December 15, 2023

Jeffery Contreras and Eric Miranda given 30 years to life for the murder of Sean Menzies

So lamented Justice Ricardo O'Neil Sandcroft in the High Court today as he sentenced Eric Miranda and Jeffery Contreras, who were found guilty of the murder [...]
December 15, 2023

Magistrate’s absence pushes triple murder case to New Year

However, due to the Magistrate being on leave, the case was further adjourned to January 26, 2024.
December 15, 2023

Police step up security around convicted murderer David Gonzalez

Nine days after Jessie Mejia and Hildebrandt Codd were left unguarded inside a room at the High Court and managed to escape, allegedly by jumping through [...]
December 15, 2023

Chunox fisherman found illegally fishing within natural monument

Montalvo was accused of being within the waters of the Half Moon Caye Natural Monument, located within Lighthouse Atoll on November 21, where he had been [...]
December 15, 2023

Chunox fisherman is fined almost $10,000 after bust with 199 undersized conchs

Instead, he was busted with nearly 200 undersized conch and now owes nearly $10,000 in court fines.
December 12, 2023

Jamaican national deemed prohibited immigrant released on bail pending hearing

Carlos Higgins has been in Belize since November 24, but has seen far less of it than he would like. He was detained at the Philip [...]