U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees conducted a search of a home in the Grant Hill area Thursday.
An NBC 7 news crews saw several federal officials collecting evidence at the home on Island Avenue beginning at 6 a.m.
The agents were with the Homeland Security Investigations division of ICE. It's the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security.
A man who lives in the home told NBC 7 that officials were looking for his friend in connection to drug activity.
HSI agents would not speak to NBC 7 on camera.
A DHS spokesperson said officers were conducting a criminal investigation and that any official information would come from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Neighbors told us they have noticed a lot of suspicious activity connected to this home for years.