NEW YORK — A previously removed Mexican national was arrested Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in New York. ERO deportation officers assigned to the Criminal Alien Program arrested Adrian Solis-Castro, a 50-year-old citizen of Mexico, in Queens, New York, pursuant to a federal arrest warrant issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, charging the him with violation of 8 USC 1326(b)(1), illegal re-entry after removal.
Solis-Castro, who was removed from the U.S. on four separate occasions, has a criminal history that includes three felony drug convictions, and a conviction for illegal re-entry after removal. On Aug. 22, he was arrested by the New York Police Department (NYPD) on the charges of forcible touching.
Solis-Castro was transferred to the custody of the U.S. Marshal Service, pending criminal prosecution.