Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi continues to sit in a Mexican jail after being arrested March 31 for crossing the border with three military style weapons.  

He says he crossed by accident and with the help of an attorney is trying desperately to get out of prison.  

Bay area Congressman Gus Bilirakis tells Newsradio 970 WFLA's AM Tampa Bay he believes Tahmooressi is innocent and wants to help get him home as soon as possible so he can get medical treatment.

Bilirakis says this looks bad for Mexico, but he is working on this with representatives Duncan Hunter and Lee Terry.

Listen to his full interview below…