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3 Arrested After Panga Smuggling Drugs Washes Ashore in Del Mar

U.S. Border Patrol arrested three suspects after a panga-style, drug smuggling boat washed ashore in Del Mar Monday.

Officers discovered 30 bundles of narcotics on the open, outboard-powered boat. They are still looking for one outstanding suspect.

The boat was foundon the shore near Ninth street around 3 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. Border Patrol officers saw the boat just north of Torrey Pines.

Border Patrol has seized the contraband drug shipments and the panga-style boat.

No further information was immediately available.

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