G0SHEN – A Charlottesville, Virginia man is in the Orange County Jail after he was arrested at his residence and brought back on charges of manslaughter and bail jumping in connection with a November 1999 incident in the City of Newburgh.
Benjamin Carrera, 46, was driving a vehicle while drunk, causing a crash in which Felix Santiago was killed.
He was released on $20,000 bail, but never returned to court.
In 2015, leads were developed that he had changed his name to Burista Ramos and moved to western Virginia.
He had been arrested several times in Virginia under his assumed name for alcohol, fraud and public order offenses. Following investigation by the US Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and deputy marshals from the Western District of Virginia, Carrera was arrested without incident and returned to Goshen where he awaits further court proceedings.