Attempted murder charges dismissed after alleged victims back out

Ellis Meighan Jr and Malik Dixon, who accused two young men of attempting to kill them last year, now say they are not willing to continue with the case against Jeon Peebles and Akeem Smith for attempted murder.

Upon communicating this to Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer in Magistrate’s Court Tuesday morning, charges against Jeon Peebles and Akeem Smith were dropped and they were free to go.

vlcsnap-2014-10-22-05h59m45s78In 2013, Ellis Meighan Jr was driving Malik Dixon in his vehicle, and at the intersection with Mopan Street, Belize City,  two men standing at the street corner fired shots at them.

Malik Dixon was injured in his right lower back, and Allis Meighan was unhurt.

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