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THP Criminal Investigations Division Charge Man with Criminal Simulation, Forgery

Thursday, August 02, 2012 | 09:20am

NASHVILLE --- Tennessee state troopers arrested a man Wednesday in Jackson who is suspected of producing fraudulent documents including social security cards and permanent resident alien cards.

 
Troopers assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) of the Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested Gustavo Castano-Flores, 25, at his home on Lynley Cove in Jackson after executing a search warrant at the residence. Agents from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Tennessee Highway Patrol Interdiction Plus assisted in the search. Troopers seized several items used to produce fraudulent documents from inside the home and his vehicle.
 
Trooper William Simpson charged Castano-Flores with multiple counts of criminal simulation and forgery. Castano-Flores was transported to the Madison County Detention Center. Bond was set at $7,500. United States Homeland Security Investigations has placed an immigration detainer on Castano-Flores.
 
Photos can be obtained from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
 
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s (www.TN.Gov/safety) mission is to ensure the safety and general welfare of the public. The department encompasses the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Office of Homeland Security and Driver License Services. General areas of responsibility include law enforcement, safety education, motorist services and terrorism prevention.   
 
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