New Panga Incident Investigated as Possible Smuggling Operation

Posted: December 11, 2012  |  By: Adolfo Flores and Ruben Vives [Los Angeles Times]

Authorities detained 25 people early Monday riding aboard a panga boat that drifted ashore in Rancho Palos Verdes in the early morning dark in what's being investigated as a possible human smuggling operation.

Two vans, one registered to a Ventura medical transportation firm, were discovered parked near a winding path leading to the Portuguese Bend shoreline. Authorities described them as possible pickup vehicles.

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