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Panga boat with 17 aboard stopped at Smuggler’s Cove in Palos Verdes area; 14 detained


By Tony Kurzweil

July 15, 2021

More than a dozen people were detained after a panga boat carrying 17 people was stopped at Smuggler’s Cove in the Palos Verdes area Thursday morning, officials said.

Officials were alerted to the boat, which was already on shore, shortly before 9 a.m., Los Angeles County Lifeguards tweeted.

Arriving law enforcement confirmed 17 people had come off the boat, with one person suffering a minor injury.