Son-in-law Behind Bars After Pulling a Gun at His Mother-in-law Print E-mail
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Thursday, 31 May 2012 00:00

Herbert CharlesOn Monday May 29th, Herbert Charles, 30, appeared in Magistrate's court to answer to charges after he was accused of pulling a gun on his mother-in-law.

42-year-old Durrita Perteau, a resident of the Pickstock Hutment of Belize City, reported to police that on Saturday, May 26, she was assaulted by Charles, who she claimed pulled a gun on her.

Charles, was arraigned on a single charge of aggravated assault with a firearm upon Perteau. He pleaded not guilty to the offense and was denied bail and remanded into custody at the Belize Central Prison until July 13.

Perteau told police that on Saturday, May 26, at about 10:50 p.m., she was at her home when her daughter’s boyfriend, Herbert Charles, walked up to her and pulled out a gun and threaten her. According to police, the incident was sparked by an altercation that allegedly occurred between Perteau's son and Charles.