WICHITA — A Mexican national who is in the United States illegally has pleaded guilty to trying to gain entry to McConnell Air Force Base using a false identity, federal prosecutors said today.
In an unrelated case, an Ecuadoran national who is in the country illegally has pleaded guilty to trying to obtain a Kansas commercial driver's license using a false Puerto Rican identity, officials said.
Prosecutors said Jose Luis Sanchez-Martinez, 34, was charged with trying to enter McConnell while working for Cornejo & Sons, which does contract work at the base.
In the other case, Efrain Rolando Pomaquiza, 41, pleaded guilty to document fraud for trying to obtain a driver's license.
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Both men faces sentences of 12 months in prison followed by deportation when they are sentenced on Aug. 4.