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Man in US illegally gets access to D-M with fake ID

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Mario Bustamante (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office) Mario Bustamante (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office)
PINAL COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man who is in the United States illegally was arrested for using a false identification, which he used to get security clearance and work at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

According to a news release, 37-year-old Mario Bustamante of Mexico, admitted to obtaining identification documents under the name Armando Villalobos.

A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy pulled Bustamante over for a traffic violation on Dec. 26, and a routine license status and warrant check on "Armando Villalobos" returned with a "No license" status and a felony warrant for his arrest out of Texas, the release said.

According to the release, Bustamante told the deputy that he worked for a Mesa construction company that was doing contract work at D-M. Bustamante said he was cleared by the military as Armando Villalobos to work on the base.

Bustamante was booked into the Pinal County Jail for taking or using the identity of another person and possession of a forged device. Deputies seized his vehicle and an immigration hold will be placed on him, according to the release.

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