Eastchester police arrest immigrant suspected of attempted burglary in Leewood Park neighborhood

The department collaborated with ICE and the U.S. Marshals Service to arrest the unidentified man from Colombia last Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Mar 27, 2024, 10:22 AM

Updated 21 days ago

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Eastchester police have apprehended an immigrant suspected of an attempted burglary in the Leewood Park neighborhood of the town.
The department collaborated with ICE and the U.S. Marshals Service to arrest the unidentified man from Colombia last Wednesday.
According to authorities, the man had a previous criminal record in the U.S. and had been deported to Colombia in 2020. However, he reentered the country later and was charged with attempted burglary stemming from an incident early last year. Further investigation revealed that the man had been using fraudulent identification under an assumed identity.
The suspect has been charged locally with attempted burglary and falsifying business records. After the arraignment, he was taken into custody by ICE.


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