Uber driver allegedly threatened fare who shot-down his pitch for a date


By Jenna Jaynes | 

Posted: Mon 12:22 PM, Jul 03, 2017  | 

Updated: Mon 12:23 PM, Jul 03, 2017


SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- An Uber driver has been jailed for allegedly threatening to slit the throat of a passenger who refused his overture for a date.

Richard Moreno, 30, is facing a Terroristic Threats charge. Bond has been set at $25,000.

Prosecutors say Moreno asked the victim for a date. She said no, prompting the alleged threat.

Moreno is due in court on July 25th.