FBI Identifies Woman Who Crashed Car, Made Bomb Threat at MIA
A woman was arrested at Miami International Airport on Thursday afternoon after she attempted to drive her vehicle through the airport entrance, crashed her car into a Miami-Dade Police patrol car, screamed at officers in what is believed to be Arabic and then, in English, claimed she had a bomb on her person, according to Miami-Dade police.
“At this time there appears to be no nexus to terrorism,” Michael Leverock, special agent, FBI Miami, said in a statement.The woman, whom the FBI has identified as Julissa Magdalena Maradiaga-Iscoa, 33, a Honduran citizen, is facing federal charges. Miami Dade police turned over the case to the FBI; she is expected to appear in federal court in Miami on Friday.
At about 4 p.m. Thursday, authorities shut down the upper level departure area around Concourse D as they investigated, calling it a “security incident.”