Charges withdrawn against accused cops

Tonight two police brothers who had been placed on interdiction are very well likely to be reinstated after serious gun charges were withdrawn from them today in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court.  They are brothers, 28-year-old Kenrick Steven Gamboa and 24-year-old Akeem...

Cashier at Dangriga Magistrate’s court charged with theft

A Belizean cashier at the Dangriga magistrate’s court has been charged with theft. Belizean Finance Officer for the Attorney General’s Office/Magistrates Court  reported that whilst conducting an internal audit at the Dangriga Magistrates Court, she discovered that, on August...

16 year old charged for death of Shakira Villanueva

Police have formally arrested and charged a 16 year old minor in the death of Shakira Villanueva.  Villanueva was knocked down in the village of Guinea Grass in the Orange Walk district on Wednesday, January 3rd. She died 5 days later. Today, Police say that the 16 year old boy...

Man charged with 13 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse

52-year-old Jose Ardon was today slapped with 13 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse after allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old minor. The incidents started back in January of 2016, when the child was only 14.  Back then, police only charged Ardon with 2 counts of unlawful...