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Panga Boat, More Than 3,000 Pounds Of Marijauna Seized In Santa Barbara County

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013 12:42am

Four people are in custody, and more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana has been seized in connection with a panga boat which authorities seized on a Santa Barbara County beach.

The boat was found at about 2:30 a.m. yesterday, at Tajiguas Beach.  Authorities found five people.  Three were arrested on drug charges, and a fourth is being held for immigration violations.

Nearly 3,400 pounds of marijuana was seized at the scene.

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