The Border Patrol is investigating after a boat is washed ashore in La Jolla

LA JOLLA, California – Border officials are investigating after 20 to 25 people landed on a boat in La Jolla Friday morning before leaving the area, authorities said.

Border patrol agents responded to a report around noon. 10.50 a.m. on a blue and white pleasure boat that was washed up on Marine Street Beach near Marine Street and Vista Del Mar Avenue, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

In a video recorded by OnScene.TV, the vessel was found leaning on its side on the beach.

While searching the boat, Border Patrol officers discovered eight life jackets near the vessel, but none were arrested. CBP Air and Marine Operations then seized the vessel.

Lifeguards confirmed there were no rescues.

CBP officials said an investigation into the alleged human trafficking is underway.


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