Three people on the North Fork were arrested during a five-day sweep by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers as part of an operation that led to 65 arrests throughout New York City and Long Island this month, the agency announced Wednesday. READ
During a six-day operation that ended Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers made 25 arrests, including one in Riverhead, according to an ICE press release.
Federal officials confirmed Friday that two people were arrested in Riverhead as part of targeted operations by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials across the country last week. READ
Riverhead police assisted U.S. Marshals in the arrest of a man wanted for twice illegally entering the country, authorities said.
Carlos Cartegena, age unavailable, was arrested about 5:15 a.m. Wednesday after being located on East Main Street in Riverhead. Mr. Cartegena was wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for illegal re-entry, having been deported once prior, Riverhead Town police said.
He also wanted on two outstanding warrants, a Suffolk County warrant for fourth-degree possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony, along with a warrant for violating probation, police said.
He was turned over to the Suffolk County Police Department to be processed and was being held at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility.