Thursday, May 23, 2024

Magistrate Court

Tourists arrested and charged for not wearing masks on Ambergris Caye

Three American tourists appeared at the Magistrate Court in Belize City on Monday, January 4th, after being arrested and charged for failure to wear a face mask on New Year’s Day while in San Pedro Town.

Ernesto Caliz remanded for sexually assaulting a minor

64-year-old San Pedro Resident Ernesto Caliz has once again been accused of sexually assaulting a minor. This is the second reported case of Caliz sexually assaulting a minor. In December of 2016, he was charged for molesting a 3-year-old child.

San Pedro resident Raymond Lamb remanded for burglary

32-year-old Raymond Lamb of San Pedro Town is behind bars at the Belize Central Prison after he was arrested for stealing jewellery and valuables worth more than $40,000 from a hotel on the island. Lamb was tried in Belize City’s Magistrate Court as San Pedro Town’s Magistrate was not in office.

Anke Doehm’s Preliminary Inquiry on ‘Cruelty to a Child’ Delayed While Custody Hearing Proceeds

Recently widowed Anke Doehm appeared twice at the Magistrate Court in Belize City for two separate hearings.

Doehms’ court case once again adjourned

The ‘Cruelty to a Child’ case against American couple David and Anke Doehm continued on Wednesday, September 20th when they returned to the Magistrate Court in Belize City.

At what point do Police take over?

There have been several incidents reported to the San Pedro Police by third-party witnesses of civilians being victimized, especially in cases involving domestic violence...

Lack of Magistrate causes backlog in the court in San Pedro

San Pedro Town with its almost 13 thousand residents lacks a resident magistrate to preside in a timely and efficient manner over cases in the San Pedro Magistrate Court