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Migrants, suspected smuggler stopped off Jupiter, Coast Guard says

Posted: 3:39 PM, Mar 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-19 19:39:20Z

Five migrants and a suspected smuggler are in custody after the Coast Guard says it spotted them about 15 miles east of Jupiter Saturday.

From the air, a Coast Guard crew detected a boat with its lights out around 5 a.m.

A cutter from Lake Worth was dispatched and interdicted the group.

They were taken ashore and handed over to investigators with U.S. Border Patrol and Homeland Security.