On 08-02-2023 the Polk County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into Unlawful Sexual Activity at a home in Lake Hamilton. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Alberto Carreno, 30, of Lake Alfred.
According to the arrest affidavit a female victim told deputies she had consensual sex with Carreno multiple (10) times after she turned 16. The offenses allegedly started in October of 2022.
On 8-17-2023 a recorded interview was conducted with Alberto Carreno at his residence in Lake Alfred. According to the affidavit Carreno stated he knew the victim was underage, possibly 17. He allegedly admitted to engaging in sexual intercourse with the victim on two occasions and possibly up to four times. The sex was consensual according to Carreno.
Based on the investigation, it was determined probable cause exists that Alberto Carreno violated the following Florida State Statutes: 794.05 – Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors
A hold was also put on the release of Carreno for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).