15 in federal custody after ‘maritime smuggling event’ intercepted near Palm Beach

15 in federal custody after ‘maritime smuggling event’ intercepted near Palm Beach

Fifteen people are in federal custody after U.S. Border Patrol intercepted the “foreign nationals” arriving near Palm Beach in a boat early Sunday.

Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin tweeted that state and federal partners along with Border Patrol rsponded to a "maritime smuggling event" Sunday morning that made landfall near Palm Beach.

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