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Wegal Rosen biography: 10 things about Toronto, Ontario, Canada man

Wegal Rosen (©Broward County Sheriff's Office)
Wegal Rosen (©Broward County Sheriff’s Office)

Wegal Rosen is a Canadian man who lives both in Canada and the United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He owns a house on Queen Street East in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where he is a permanent resident. (a) (b)
  2. He is a part-time resident of Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA. (a)
  3. He suffers from sleep apnea. (c)
  4. In 2016, he paid $49,500 for an 828-square-foot condo at Century Village in Deerfield Beach. (b)
  5. On January 4, 2019, he was arrested after getting into a parking lot scuffle with Susan Leibowitz, then 77, in the retirement community at Century Village. He was charged with a third-degree felony charge of battery on a person over 65, which was eventually dropped by the Broward State Attorney’s Office. (b) (d)
  6. On July 10, 2021, while on his way to Toronto for a cardiologist appointment, he argued with an Air Canada employee at the Fort-Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County over additional charges for baggage and the airline’s no cash policy. He told the employee that there was a bomb in his luggage, which actually contained a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and no bomb. Authorities evacuated three terminals and halted all operations at the airport for hours and he was arrested and charged with making a false report concerning planting a bomb, explosive or weapon of mass destruction. (a) (b) (c)
  7. He was 74 years old when he was arrested on July 10, 2021. He was taken to the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale. (b)
  8. The charge related to his crime on January 4, 2019 was not prosecuted. The release of the case was filed on June 7, 2021. He was identified as Yegal Rosen in several court documents. (d)
  9. On July 12, 2021, he attended a magistrate hearing before Judge Tabitha Blackmon. Represented by Jason Weiss, he was told he could neither return to the FLL nor possess weapons or ammo. The judge also said he could fly to Canada but he would have to travel through other airports in Florida. (a) (b) (c)
  10. On July 13, 2021, he remained in jail on $20,000 bond. (a)



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