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December 2, 2023

Brian Castillo to serve 16 months for escape attempt; William Carabantes still at large

According to police, Castillo appeared on Friday in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court on a charge of escape from lawful custody, to which he pleaded guilty.
November 29, 2023

Courts see delays and adjournments as issues within justice system continue

But it was a different story on Tuesday as our court reporter confirmed that there was a definite go-slow that affected judicial work in the High [...]
November 29, 2023

Texas seeks Belmopan businessman Osmar Correa to be tried for DUI manslaughter – extradition proceedings begin

Correa lived in the state of Texas when in 1998, he is believed to have absconded while out on bail for a charge of manslaughter while [...]
November 29, 2023

Stepfather, 32, is accused of having sex with his step-daughter at 14

The 32-year-old was read charges in the Magistrate’s Court for three counts of incest dating back to March and September of 2022, when the victim was [...]
November 27, 2023

Court proceedings brought to standstill with reported sick-out by judicial workers

Those involved include prosecutors, Crown Counsel in the Attorney General’s Ministry, Legal Aid, others in Government departments and Magistrates.
November 25, 2023
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Nathaniel Alexander Bowen McDonald, 64, is charged with harming a man after incident over property being sold

Retiree, Nathaniel Alexander Bowen McDonald, 64, of Antelope Street, is charged with aggravated assault upon Anthony Perry Sr., with a deadly instrument, to wit, a machete, [...]
November 25, 2023

Elvis Haylock jailed for six months for beating his common-law wife in a fight

On Friday, he pleaded guilty to a charge of harm and drew a prison sentence of six months.
November 25, 2023

Dale Andrew Thompson tried to deceive the police while detained for crack pipes, but was caught and charged with a mischievous act

Thompson was found with the glass and metal pipes on November 21 hidden in his clothes. He was taken to the police station where he told [...]