One person hurt, possible drug packages found after boat washes ashore in Carlsbad

Posted at 6:24 AM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 16:00:44-05

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) - One person was found injured and possible packages of drugs were discovered in the water after a panga boat washed ashore in Carlsbad Friday morning.

Shortly before 6:40 a.m., Carlsbad police responded to a report of a boat that washed up on rocks near Tamarack Beach.

When police arrived, they found a person with a broken leg. Several bundles believed to be containing marijuana or other drugs were found floating in the water near the boat.

10News learned Border Patrol agents, Oceanside Harbor Police and Coast Guard personnel are joining the investigation.

The injured man reportedly told authorities five other people were with him, but they have not been located.