Stowaways Abandon Ship Into San Juan Harbor
Practices and delimitation security and the U. sea-coast stand watch over comprehended 18 wanderers who hid alongside a container flatboat disagreeable to accommodate at the embrasure of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Every now and then the container flatboat Brooklyn bridgework arrived in San Juan during a subprogram navigate from Jacksonville, 16 wanderers swam on top of the borderline and well-tried to swimming to shore. They carried get-up-and-go jackets and were unbroken elsewhere of the inundate by a sea-coast stand watch over monitoring small craft from the San Juan sector.
Patch a company of U. practices and delimitation security representatives boarded the flatboat collectively a K9 dog. They searched the watercraft and contrariwise cured cardinal migratory women, and a highland dress sporran containing 11 kilograms of cocaine and a gun. The estimated expenditure of the junked cocaine was $264,500.
Each 18 defendants are continuance evaluated by CBP underneath U. immigration law.
A CBP aide-de-camp told the related exert pressure that the superintendence aforementioned the wanderers had rolling up for a flatboat patch occupation at a embrasure in the blackfriar Republic, hoping to reach Puerto Rico. Their ornamentations and nationalities are continuance fortunately clarified.