Cuban Migrants Found in Small Boat off Florida Coast

Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations
Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations

CBP Air and Marine Operations agents teamed up with U.S. Coast Guardsmen to disrupt two attempted human smuggling efforts on Florida’s southern coast. The effort led to the apprehension of 29 migrants.

Agents assigned to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations’ Key West Marine Unit joined forces with a team from the U.S. Coast Guard Station Key West to interdict a small Rustica vessel off the coast of Key West, Florida, according to a tweet from the AMO Regional Director SE.

Agents found five Cuban nationals on the small boat attempting to illegally enter the United States.

Elsewhere on the coast, AMO agents and Coast Guardsmen found another group of 24 migrants on a vessel at Boca Grande Key, Florida.

Officials also tweeted photos of a seizure of nearly one ton of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea.

AMO agents interdicted a “yolo” vessel off the coast of Puerto Rico. The agents found three foreign nationals from the Dominican Republic and 1,598 pounds of cocaine.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.


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