Fake Navy SEAL Busted in San Bernardino

A convicted felon accused of impersonating a Navy SEAL and…

A convicted felon accused of impersonating a Navy SEAL and law enforcement officer pleaded not guilty in San Bernardino Superior Court Wednesday for illegal possession of firearms, authorities said Monday.

William James Burley, 33, is currently being held in West Valley Detention Center in San Bernardino awaiting preliminary trial after a sheriff’s deputy discovered weapons in Burley’s trunk at a traffic stop for expired tags in February.

Burley claimed he was a federal agent, and flashed a Homeland Security badge at the deputy, said Chris Condon, a spokesman for the Probation Department in San Bernardino.

“The deputy popped his trunk and found firearms, body armor and other law enforcement identifications,” Condon said.

Read more at NBC Los Angeles

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