Panga Boat Intercepted Off Malibu Coast

MALIBU ( — The U.S. Coast Guard Thursday intercepted a panga boat off the coast of Malibu.

Los Angeles County Lifeguards spotted the fast moving boat around 7 a.m. near Zuma Beach and alerted the Coast Guard who launched two boats and a helicopter.

After a 30 minute chase, the two suspects finally surrendered  approximately five miles south of Leo Carrillo.

Authorities arrested the two men and recovered 26 bails of marijuana, officials said.


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