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Antigua, 59, was arrested Aug. 1 after he violated his grand theft probation by driving with a suspended license. That arrest led to the discovery of more than a dozen fake law enforcement and military uniforms as well as fake medical credentials.
Items ranged from a blue jumpsuit bearing the badge of a NASA Shuttle Chase Team, U.S. Customs and medical badges to handcuffs and ammunition. There was even a Boy Scout troop leader uniform. His 2004 Cadillac Escalade with tinted windows was fitted with blue, flashing lights.
So far, authorities have found out he is from Cuba and has family in Miami. He is single. And he owns a worrisome hoard of law enforcement, military and medical uniforms, badges, identification cards and supplies, discovered when Antigua's home was searched after he was arrested on an unrelated charge.
Antigua, 52, had a NASA uniform. U.S. Customs. The Navy. The CIA. Secret Service. Homeland Security. Dozens of military medals. A flight helmet and flight instructor badge. A Boy Scout troop leader uniform.
Officers found a suitcase full of medical scrubs and a black leather doctor's bag with instruments. Antigua had badges saying he was a physician's assistant. There was a photo of Antigua in scrubs holding a newborn. Steffens said his team is investigating to find out where that was taken and what role Antigua played.
Investigators also found ammunition for semiautomatic guns and assault rifles, but no weapons. Antigua's shiny black Cadillac Escalade with dark tinted windows had a Department of Homeland Security registration sticker and a Coast Guard license plate. He had blue flashing lights and handcuffs.