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Sunday 07/14/2013 1:47 PM - Recovered Panga Boat

Contact: Rob Reid
Phone: (805) 805-781-4553
Type of Incident: Recovered Panga Boat
Date and Time of Incident: July 14, 2013; 9:30AM
Place of Occurrence: Beach north of Piedras Balancas Lighthouse
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: At about 9:30 AM on Sunday, July 14, 2013, the Sheriff's Office was notified of a boat beached in a remote cove north of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse. Deputies, assisted by State Park Rangers, located an abandoned panga type boat with evidence indicating some sort of cargo had been hand carried away from the beach. This boat is similar to the other panga boats recovered along the central coast. Detectives are continuing to investigate with the assistance of State Park Rangers and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Prepared By: rreid
Released: Sunday 07/14/2013 1:47 PM