The man accused of slashing his girlfriend’s face in a Lower Manhattan subway station has accomplished two stints in state jail, is on lifetime parole and is out on bail in a pending gun case, The Post has discovered.
Billy Hernandez, 50 — who was busted in Tuesday’s subway assault whereas in “Apple Jacks” underwear — was charged with tried homicide within the assault on his 49-year-old gal pal on the Fulton Street station round 9:30 a.m., authorities stated.
He was held on $500,000 bail within the case at his Wednesday evening arraignment.
Hernandez is already going through reckless-endangerment and weapons-possession expenses stemming from a gun battle with one other man in Manhattan in February, in response to data and officers.
Manhattan prosecutors requested that he be held on $150,000 bail in that case, however the decide ordered him held on $50,000 — which he posted earlier this month.
Hernandez additionally served a 16-year jail sentence stemming from a 1995 assault conviction and later did one other three and a half years behind bars in a separate 2015 assault case.
Because he was sentenced to 9 years to life within the 1995 case, he’s required to stay on parole for the remainder of his life, the data present.
In all, he has been arrested 16 instances since 1988, with 5 of the instances later sealed. The expenses in opposition to him included first-degree theft, assault, prison mischief and drug possession.
In Hernandez’s newest bust, police stated he acquired into an argument along with his girlfriend on the mezzanine degree of the Nos. 4/5 practice station on Fulton Street.
Hernandez allegedly slashed the lady on the suitable aspect of her face and higher again — leaving a bloody mess on the station.
She was taken to Bellevue Hospital in secure situation, police stated.
Hernandez fled the scene however was picked up by cops round 4 p.m. Tuesday close to South Street and was awaiting arraignment late Wednesday afternoon.
Photos obtained by The Post present Hernandez in handcuffs sporting a purple “New York” T-shirt and a pair of inexperienced underwear with the Kellogg’s Apple Jacks cereal brand.