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25-Year-Old Man Arrested After Posing as Hurricane Harvey Victim to Play High School Basketball


Apparently everyone wants to relive their glory days.

According to, a 25-year-old man was arrested and faces a charge of tampering with government records after using them to enroll in high school and play basketball. Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley began attending Skyline High School after claiming to be a Hurricane Harvey refugee, but moved on later to Hillcrest High School and joined the basketball team there. He also began dating a 14-year-old classmate who thought he was 17. 

While on the basketball team Gilstrap-Portley received praise, as Rashun Richardson. 

Gilstrap-Portley has no previous criminal history but officials are looking into how this situation was able to happen.