Boat adrift with 11 onboard found off coast of Point Loma
Report of drifting boat came in at 2 a.m.
Last Updated: 72 days ago
SAN DIEGO - A boat adrift off the coast of Point Loma with 11 people onboard was found Tuesday.
According to the Coast Guard, a woman called shortly after 2 a.m. saying that the engine on the boat died and it was drifting at sea.
The boat was found about three miles off the coast by a Marine Interdiction agents shortly before 5 a.m. and taken to Ballast Point.
The 11 people onboard were turned over to Border Patrol agents. One woman was pregnant and was taken to an area hospital.
Investigators said they believe the passengers were likely trying to get into the country illegally.
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