Warehouseman Suspended by Commission After Indictment for Aggravated Assaults and Other Crimes
May 20, 2013
Warehouseman Jose Hernandez has been suspended by the Commission and a Notice of Hearing issued after his indictment by an Essex County Grand Jury for two counts of Aggravated Assault; Endangering the Welfare of a Child; Terroristic Threats and Criminal Restraint. The indictment charges that on December 22, 2012, Hernandez did attempt to cause or caused significant bodily injury to a female victim purposefully or knowing or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life. He is also charged with purposefully, knowing or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life causing or attempting to cause serious bodily injury to that same female victim on December 23. Hernandez is further charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child by assaulting the victim in the presence of her minor child. The Grand Jury also charged Hernandez with threatening to kill the victim and unlawfully restraining her under circumstances exposing her to the risk of serious bodily injury . The criminal case is being prosecuted by the Essex County Prosecutor.
The Commission temporarily suspended Hernandezí license as a Warehouseman pending the outcome of an Administrative Hearing on the matter.