An active-duty US Navy was arrested last month when investigators say he landed in Haiti with [munitions]
Federal prosecutors indicted Jacques Yves Sebastien Duroseau, a native of Haiti, in North Carolina last week on gun smuggling charges. (19659002) Investigators say Duroseau bought some of the guns in Jacksonville, near Camp Lejeune. Eastern North Carolina.
An unnamed “known individual” told federal investigators that Duroseau “wanted to help Haiti and wants to become President of Haiti,” according to the indictment filed Nov. 27.
The nameless person helped Duroseau in New Bern, North Carolina, according to the indictment.
Haitian officials told the Miami Herald “they had become suspicious when they saw the three blacks. cases, two of which were long. Most often the cases mean guns are inside. “
Haitian police arrested Duroseau when he landed in the capital, Port-au-Prince, on Nov. 12, according to US short filings.
Duroseau told investigators he “picked every gun” so he could teach Haitian soldiers how to shoot, according to the indictment. He said that he knew that he was bringing illegal drugs to the country and that it was illegal, the court filing said.
According to the indictment, the Marine told researchers that he was planning to come to power in Haiti. to make a statement. “
” I know why I brought the guns, “he told federal agents, according to the indictment. “It's still a part of the attention I need.”
In an interview with Naval Criminal Investigative Services agents in Haiti, Duroseau said he wanted to help the Haitian people, according to the indictment. He told them he wanted to “wear the uniform of the military that is established” and “defeat the theories that have been creating a bit of part of the instability in Haiti,” the indictment said.
There is no attorney listed for Duroseau. The US Marine Corps published a profile of Duroseau in 2016 that was said to be in Haiti during the devastating 2010 earthquake and was trapped for four days before being
“It took me to while [my parents] because it was impossible to drive so far,” said Duroseau, according to the Marine Corps. “There's a lot of stuff you wished you did not see. There were many dead and the smell was the worst. It was very sad to watch and experience. “
From a young age, Duroseau dreamed of becoming a US Marine, according to the article.
” When I was a kid, I saw the marines back home [because] We had a little war going on, I was here and I hope to be one of them, “he was quoted as saying. “Since that day I wanted to be in the US Navy.