Saudi Illegal Caught Entering U.S. Wearing Oneida, NY Ambulance Uniform
U.S. Border Security has detained a 21-year-old migrant from Saudi Arabia who is being described as a possible terrorist by officials, was wearing a uniform from Oneida County.
According to Chief Patrol Agent Chris T. Clem, the migrant was illegally entering the United States from Mexico and he was wearing a jacket that's part of the uniform for the Central Oneida County Ambulance Service. Authorities say the man was caught entering the country last Thursday night, and he's believed to have contacts linked to several; Yemeni subjects of interest.
Authorities say the jacket included the shoulder patch of Central Oneida Ambulance Service, a business located near Utica, NY, and a backwards American flag on the other shoulder. The man was apprehended at the border near Yuma, Arizona, according to a NY Post report.
The Central Oneida County Ambulance Service (COCVAC) is located on East South Street in Clinton. Thomas Meyers, the Chief of COCVAC told FOX News that the man is not affiliated with the ambulance service and the uniform was an older version of the service's uniform and is no longer what employees of the ambulance service wear currently.
The area where the man was apprehended in Yuma is described as "very easy to cross," according to officials there. It's estimated that more than 6,000 illegals entered into the United States during a 5 day period earlier this month.