Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Jailed Ghanaian woman moved closer to baby: "
The Kentucky Post
By Stephenie Steitzer
Post staff reporter
"A woman from Ghana, Africa, who was arrested last month on charges of falsely claiming to be an American citizen was moved to the Boone County jail last week to be closer to her newborn son. Authorities moved Yaa Boateng, who was arrested Nov. 19, from the Grant County jail so her public defender, Lisa Bushelman, could transport Boateng's breast milk to her baby's foster care residence in Florence. Boateng, who was in the country on a student visa to attend Northern Kentucky University, is suspected of altering her Social Security card and attesting to being a U.S. citizen on an I-9 form to obtain a job at DHL Express in Erlanger.... "

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