H-SANTA BARBARA

Jul 26, 2012 3:36 PM by Madelyn Monteath, KSBY News

Panga boat found off the coast of Santa Barbara

State Parks officials spotted a boat off the coast of Santa Barbara near El Capitan State Beach and Refugio State Beach at about 1:30 Thursday morning.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 13 passengers, 4 of which were U.S. citizens, 8 were from Mexico and 1 was from El Salvador.

Approximately 5,000 pounds of marijuana was seized from the boat.

The Coast Guard, Border Patrol, Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are assisting in the investigation.

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