PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – During the afternoon hours of Friday July 27th 2018, F.O.M.B. (47) originally from the Dominican Republic, attempted to board a flight at the Princess Juliana International Airport.
At the Immigration Check point F.O.M.B. handed a passport of the Dominican Republic to an Immigration officer. During the inspection of the passport, the immigration officer noticed that the passport that was handed to her was false.
The Immigration Officer immediately alerted other officers of the Alpha Team, who also inspected the passport and confirmed that the passport was indeed false.
F.O.M.B. was arrested and his documents were confiscated for further investigation. FO.M.B. was immediately transported to the main police station in Philipsburg where he remained in police custody for further investigation.