THE COURT REPORT – Friday, February 19th. 2021

25-year-old Calbert Eugene Humes is remanded to jail after arraign on a single charge of abetment to commit murder!

“Former May Flower Street resident is accused of facilitating Kareem Kelly who they say tried to kill notorious figure, Jervis Diamonds/Valencia on January 26, 2021”

by Anita Nembhard-Flowers
Belize City, Fri. Feb. 19

Three weeks ago, someone attempted to end the life of notorious criminal figure, Jervis Diamonds/ Valencia but even after being shot multiple times to the body, he lived to tell the tale and has since told police who tried to to kill him.

One of the men have since been identify as a relative, 21-year-old Kareem Kelly, his cousin of same street who resides just a few houses away from his home in that area .

Above: Calbert Eugene Humes is the first person to exit the police van.

Today police charge a second man, identified as another neighbor of the violent gang warfare area.

He has been identified as 25-year-old, Calbert Eugene Humes, a Fisherman and also a Construction Worker who claim he now lives in Hopkins Village but also once lived at #77 May Flower Street too.

Humes appeared unrepresented before Magistrate Stephanie Gillett in Court #4 this morning shortly after 11:00.

In court, a single charge of abetment to murder was read to him.

Allegations are that on January 26, 2021, he facilitated, 21-year-old Kareem Kelly to murder Jervis Diamonds/Valencia.

No plea was taken from him in court and Magistrate Gillett explained to him that due to the nature of the offense, she cannot grant him bail hence why he was remanded into custody at the Belize Central Prison until April 26, 2021.

On Monday, February 1, 2021, three weeks ago, Kareem Kelly, 21, a laborer of #5 May Flower Street who claim he is cousin to Diamonds/Valencia was arraign on a charge of attempt3d murder and remanded to prison.

Humes now joins Kelly at the Belize Central Prison until April 30, 2021 when both will appear in court together for first time.

Kareem Kelly was charged with three indictable criminal offenses of attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm.

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 sometime in the afternoon, a gunman open fire in the direction of the well-known criminal figure shooting him four times.

Valencia who was in the May Flower area also known as “Ghost Town” was hit as many as four times, once to the lower abdomen, the groin, and leg and another area of the body.

Diamond shooting is believe to be apart of an internal warfare in that gang controlled area.

Police say as Diamond/Valencia was sitting in a yard which is his home turf, when he was approached by five men, and one of them pulled out a gun and opened fire. Diamond Valencia – who has been shot before – then dashed through the alley but was shot to the the lower abdomen, the groin, and leg.