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Casshew
09-28-2005, 04:27 PM
Pasco sheriff's deputies have arrested a 27-year-old illegal immigrant posing as a 17-year old student at J.W. Mitchell High School in Trinity.

Josue Oswaldo Ramirez-Mejia, 1820 Hacienda Way, Holiday, is from Guatemala. He told authorities he enrolled in school to get a good education. Preliminary information indicates that Ramirez-Mejia used forged documents to enroll at the beginning of the school year.

Police were alerted after his wallet was found on campus and documents indicating his true identity were discovered. He faces a charge of uttering a forged instrument.

http://www.stpetersburgtimes.com/2005/09/28/Pasco/Illegal_immigrant_pos.shtml

jannuncutt
09-28-2005, 04:41 PM
What does "uttering a forged instrument" mean? :waitasec:

Casshew
09-28-2005, 04:44 PM
I know, I saw that and wondered :waitasec:

mysteriew
09-28-2005, 04:45 PM
Wonder if he has been dating in the high school?

CyberLaw
09-28-2005, 10:00 PM
Uttering a forged instrument is the passing or making use of a forged writing or document with knowledge of its forged nature.

This would pertain to the birth certificate that he supplied to the school indicating that he was 17 not 27.

Casshew
09-28-2005, 10:01 PM
Thanks cyberlaw.. that makes sense now :)