22 Believed to Have Made, Sold Phony Documents

Police and federal agents arrested 22 people Wednesday on suspicion of making or using counterfeit government documents.

Santa Ana police and Immigration and Naturalization Service agents arrested 20 people in the downtown area and two others at 113 S. Halladay St., where fake Social Security cards, driver's licenses and birth certificates reportedly were being manufactured and sold, police said.

Several thousand dollars were seized in the arrest, along with instruments allegedly used to make the documents, police said.

The suspects are held at the Santa Ana Jail.

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