Livingston PD: Drunk man pushed officers, threatened to kill them

Filiberto Hernandez (Source: Polk County Jail)
Filiberto Hernandez (Source: Polk County Jail)

LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) - Livingston Police officers arrested a 56-year-old man Monday after he allegedly became belligerent when he was asked to leave a restaurant and pushed officers.

During the trip to the Polk County Jail, Filiberto Montoya Hernandez also reportedly shouted that he was going to kill the officers that arrested him, according to Lt. Matt Parrish, a spokesman for the Livingston Police Department.

Hernandez, of Livingston, is still be being held in the Polk County Jail on two Class A misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and making a terroristic threat against a public servant and a Class C misdemeanor charge of public intoxication. Collectively, his bail was set at $10,750.

Parrish said Livingston Police officers were dispatched to the Jack in the Box restaurant in the 220 block of East Church Street in reference to a man who refused to leave the premises. When the officers questioned Hernandez he allegedly appeared intoxicated and had trouble standing.

As he was being taken into custody, Hernandez started pushing back and refusing to stand still, Parrish said. No one was injured in the scuffle.

"As he was being transported to jail he was belligerent and yelled he was going to kill officers that arrested," Parrish said.

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