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Panga Boat Intercepted Off Malibu Coast

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

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

Sketches of Mexican nationals Meija Leyva and Manuel Beltran Higuera, accused of killing Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III. (credit: Bill Robles)

Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Death Of Coast Guard Officer

Two Mexican nationals pleaded not guilty Friday to killing a U.S. Coast Guard officer near Santa Cruz Island on Dec. 2.

12/21/2012

Smaller vessels known as "pangas" have been used in recent months to smuggle illegal immigrants onto Southland beaches. (credit: California State Lifeguards |  Orange County Sheriff's Department)

8,500 Pounds Of Pot Seized Off LA Coast In Panga Boat

Approximately 8,500 pounds of marijuana was discovered about 150 miles west of Los Angeles and now it’s in the hands of U.S. Coast Guard officials.

07/26/2012

(credit: CBS)

Deported Felons Among Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Wayward Fishing Boat

The “panga” boat that washed ashore had over a dozen illegal immigrants onboard with criminal records.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2012

(credit: CBS)

Police: 20 Arrested After ‘Panga’ Boat From Tijuana Lands In El Segundo

Federal immigration agents and police have detained 17 people in the latest so-called “panga” boat landing.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/21/2012