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Thursday, 05 September 2013 00:00

Jose Recardo HernandezOn Tuesday, September 3rd, 35-year-old Jose Ricardo Hernandez, a driver and resident of Belize City was remanded to the Belize Central Prison after he charged with a single count of aggravated assault with a firearm upon Aris Serrano, a bus driver.

Hernandez appeared before Magistrate Leslie Hamilton where he pleaded not guilty to the charge but due to the nature of the offense, bail was denied and he was remanded to the Belize Central Prison until October 3, 2013

Allegations are that on Tuesday, September 3, on Central American Boulevard, he committed an aggravated assault with a firearm upon Aris Serrano. Police reports are that at about 7:15 a.m. Hernandez who was driving a dump truck was involved in a collision with Serrano who was driving a bus.

As a result of the traffic mishap, reports are that Hernandez then jumped out of his dump truck with a black firearm in his right hand which he cranked. Police officers who were on the bus had to intervene as Hernandez approached the bus driver. They subdued him and escorted him to the police station after Serrano made a formal complaint and requested court action.