Suspected smuggling boat washes ashore in Mission Beach

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A suspected smuggling boat washed ashore in Mission Beach early Friday and several people were taken into custody, police said.

Officers were called to the area of Ocean Front Walk and San Luis Obispo Place at 4:12 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer Frank Cali.

Witnesses saw people loading stuff into a car, Cali said, adding that a total of about 10 people were taken into custody in the area and another five or so were still being sought.

The Border Patrol was investigating.

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