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2 arrested in Ariz. for forgery, making fake IDs

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Posted at 1:18 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-22 16:18:42-05

Two Florida men were arrested in Arizona over the weekend for forgery and possessing a device for making fake identification cards.

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason Rashad Escoffery, 33, of Cocoa, Fla., and Miguel Angel De Los Santos, 33, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., Saturday morning.

Escoffery was arrested on 17 counts of forgery, four counts of possession of forged device and fraudulent schemes.  De Los Santos was arrested on nine counts of forgery, four counts of possession of forged device and fraudulent schemes.  

At about 12:40 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop eastbound on Interstate 40 near milepost 60, east of Kingman. A Kingman Police Department K9 handler responded and deployed his K9 to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed an identification printer, a digital camera, a card skimmer and numerous fake identification cards.  About 17 identifications with Escoffery's picture on them with different names and license numbers along with 9 identifications with De Los Santos picture on them with different names and license numbers.  

Escoffery and De Los Santos were taken into custody without incident.  They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.