13 Mexican nationals detained after La Jolla rescue
8:30 AM, Mar 10, 2018
6:39 AM, Mar 11, 2018
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - U.S. Coast Guard rescued 13 Mexican nationals from the waters off the coast of La Jolla Saturday.
The rescue, located near the Children's Pool, was reported just before 8 a.m., according to the Coast Guard. The 13 individuals, one woman and 12 men, were rescued from a panga boat and brought to shore.
Border Patrol officials took the individuals into custody and officials believe they were trying to enter the country illegally.