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

15 people are in federal custody after U.S. Border Patrol intercepted the "foreign nationals" arriving near Palm Beach in a boat early Sunday.
Posted at 2:09 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 20:19:32-05

PALM BEACH, Fla. — 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.