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July 28, 2022

68-year-old man accused of trying to grope 8-year-old girl is out on bail

George Zetina appeared unrepresented, answering to a single charge of sexual assault to which he pleaded not guilty.
July 28, 2022

Paul Jex Jr. gets life in prison for raping a woman at gunpoint in front of her 1-year-old child

Jex's sentence was handed down in the Supreme Court today, following his conviction on July 20.
July 18, 2022

Two men charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl are remanded to prison

The men appeared separately in the Belize City Magistrate's Court today, with Michael facing two counts of rape of a child and one count of threatening [...]
June 29, 2022

Flying nowhere but prison: R. Kelly sentenced today to 30 years in jail in sex trafficking case

A Grammy-winning singer who reached the pinnacle of pop stardom in the 90’s was given a 30-year jail sentence for sexually abusing women and underage girls [...]
June 21, 2022

Man Charged for the Rape of a Woman in San Ignacio

Acting on certain information, police visited the San Ignacio Community Hospital on Sunday and spoke to a woman aged 26.
June 8, 2022

Belize City man convicted of raping 15-year-old girl

Supreme Court Justice Ricardo O'Neal Sandcroft heard Howard's case which began on May 23 without a jury in what is the first instance of a trial [...]
May 31, 2022

Convicted sex offender, charged with burglary with intent to rape, out on bail ahead of trial

Gomez was first arraigned in February and Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford denied bail at that time. Four months later, with police having provided partial disclosure of [...]
May 17, 2022

After rape claim, Police press officer denies intervening to turn away complaint against relative

But a young Belize City woman claims she has been subject to sexual abuse by her stepfather since childhood, and that police allegedly dragged their feet [...]