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‘Court’ News

Jury acquits man of rape charge

Thursday, May 17, 2012 20:12

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 16, 2012 By Roy Davis A jury of 6 men and 3 women deliberated for about 2 hours and 15 minutes yesterday in the court of Justice Herbert Lord before it found Brian Smith, 35, not guilty of rape. The jury’s verdict was not unanimous. It was in ...

22 yr. old walks from Murder charge for second time

22 yr. old walks from Murder charge for second time

Thursday, May 17, 2012 20:10

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 16, 2012 By Roy Davis On Friday evening, May 11, 22 year old John Chessman, beat a second murder rap when a jury of 8 women and 4 men found him not guilty of the murders of Karen ...

Francis Petillo charged with Robbery and Damage to property

Francis Petillo charged with Robbery and Damage to property

Thursday, May 3, 2012 20:18

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 2, 2012 By Roy Davis Francis Petillo, 26, a laborer who had several run-ins with the law in the past was charged with robbery and damage to property when he appeared today in the #2 Magistrate’s Court. Petillo pleaded ...

Man, 30, accused of sexual assault on 10 yr. old girl

Man, 30, accused of sexual assault on 10 yr. old girl

Thursday, May 3, 2012 20:14

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 2, 2012 By Roy Davis A 33 year old man, who allegedly committed a sexual assault on a 10 year old girl, was arraigned on a charge of aggravated assault today in the #2 Magistrate’s Court. He is Augustine ...

20 yr. old denied bail in rape case

20 yr. old denied bail in rape case

Thursday, April 26, 2012 16:58

[caption id="attachment_12896" align="alignleft" width="182" caption="Elsworth Hendy"][/caption] BELIZE CITY, Wed. April 25, 2012 By Roy Davis Elsworth Hendy, 20, a laborer of a Pitter Street address who allegedly had sex with a 13 year old girl against her will, was charged with rape when he ...

Keron Johnson charged for Attempted Murder of Christopher Jorgenson

Keron Johnson charged for Attempted Murder of Christopher Jorgenson

Friday, April 20, 2012 15:03

[caption id="attachment_12825" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Keyron Johnson"][/caption] BELIZE CITY, Wed. April 18, 2012 By Roy Davis Keron Johnson, 20, a laborer of Jane Usher Boulevard, was charged with the attempted murder of Christopher Jorgenson, 18, when he appeared in the #1 Magistrate’s Court. Johnson was also ...

Teenager sentenced to 13 years for illegal guns & ammo

Teenager sentenced to 13 years for illegal guns & ammo

Friday, April 20, 2012 15:01

[caption id="attachment_12821" align="alignleft" width="181" caption="Leroy Gomez"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12822" align="alignleft" width="196" caption="Kent Lynch"][/caption] BELIZE CITY, Wed. April 18, 2012 By Roy Davis Kent Lynch, 19, a wood carver of 4439 Peter Seco Street who was one of ...

Auto Mechanic remanded for traffic fatality

Auto Mechanic remanded for traffic fatality

Friday, April 13, 2012 22:19

BELIZE CITY, Wed. April 11, 2012 By Roy Davis Julian Martinez, 32, an auto mechanic of 22 Caesar Ridge Road who allegedly knocked down Deon Spencer, 33, was charged with Manslaughter by Negligence and 3 other offences when he appeared yesterday in ...

Duo accused of breaking into Judge’s House

Duo accused of breaking into Judge’s House

Friday, April 13, 2012 22:17

[caption id="attachment_12733" align="alignleft" width="139" caption="Christopher McKoy Jr, "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12734" align="alignleft" width="123" caption="Kent Smith"][/caption] BELIZE CITY, Wed. April 11, 2012 By Roy Davis Two men who were allegedly caught red handed inside the house of the ...

Ex-Prison Officer fined for smuggling weed

Ex-Prison Officer fined for smuggling weed

Thursday, April 5, 2012 16:52

BELIZE CITY, Tues. April 3, 2012 By Roy Davis An ex-prison officer who attempted to smuggle 100 grams of cannabis into Belize Central Prison while he was working there, was found guilty of drug trafficking yesterday in the #1 Magistrate’s Court. He is ...