A man identified with the surname Cerdas Montes, 30, retained his mother and sisters. In addition, he threatened with a machete the police for about an hour in the area of Las Palmas neighborhood of the Immaculate Quepos.
“The complaint said that a man was threatening his family with a machete. When officers arrived, the man the threat of what was asked for reinforcements as he had in his possession a 28-inch machete and family members were inside the house, “said the officer.
More than an hour took the man to negotiate with the officers. However, a neglect of the suspect enabled the authorities to disarm and arrest absent the people injured in the act, even though the man tried to hurt one of the officers.
Hours after the suspect’s mother, Blanca Montes Jimenez, refused to lift the charges so the man was prosecuted only for resistance and attempted aggravated assault to officers.The detainee is under the command of the prosecution.