Permian Student-athlete Identified As Imposter

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Watch the Permian Student-athlete Identified As Imposter video, A 22-year-old man claiming to be 16 years old is busted after enrolling as a student in ECISD for more than a year. For more than a year, he successfully convinced school officials, students - even law enforcement that he was 16-year-old Jerry Joseph, an immigrant from Haiti. He flew under the radar in plain sight as a basketball star even being featured in a news story after the devastating Haiti earthquake. His coach, Danny Wright had sympathy and took him into his own home. Two weeks ago rumors begin to circulate that Joseph may be older than the other boys and may not be exactly who he said he was. Tuesday, he was identified and arrested by school district police and ICE as 22-year-old Guerdwich Montimere, a naturalized citizen from Haiti - 7 years older than many of his classmates A 22 year old being in our schools is very much a concern that's why this has been an ongoing investigation, that's why we have not dropped it that's why we were not going to let go until we had found the truth, said ECISD Police Lt. Mark Rowden. The smoking gun came from a fingerprint match from his original immigration papers - a direct contradiction to the false documents he gave to the school district. The only information we had identified him as a 16 year old male identifying him as Jerry Joseph, said Rowden. The investigation shows that Montimere mingled with even younger students when he was enrolled at Nimitz Junior High at the age of 21. So how did it happen The school b...b

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