Friends denied bail on firearm related offense Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 00:00

Two friends are on remand at the Belize Central Prison after they were arraigned on Monday, November 6, 2017 in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on a single charge of kept prohibited firearm. They are James Jones and Henry Holder, both 21-year-old residents of Belize City, who police say were in possession of a prohibited firearm on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

In court, the duo appeared before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford where they both pleaded not guilty to kept prohibited firearm. Due to the nature of the offense, they were denied bail and remanded into custody at the Belize Central Prison until February 8, 2018.