Panga boat found near Torrey Pines State Beach

By City News Service

A panga boat possibly used for smuggling illegal immigrants was found somewhere near Torrey Pines State Beach early Nov. 8, police said.

Officers were called to assist the U.S. Border Patrol in the 12600 block of North Torrey Pines Road just before 4:30 a.m., San Diego police Officer Frank Cali said.

Some people who may have been aboard the boat were stopped in the Del Mar area, he said.