Skip to Content

Possible drug smuggling boat washes ashore in California

(KYMA, KECY/ CNN) - California authorities are investigating the discovery of a suspicious boat found Tuesday, located near Arroyo Hondo North of Gaviota.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies had their guns drawn as they approached the vessel as they say the boat is likely linked to some kind of smuggling operation.

The Department of Homeland Security is involved in the investigation.

Article Topic Follows: California News

Jump to comments ↓


Author Profile Photo

Cole Johnson

Cole Johnson is News 11’s Sports Director.

Contact Cole at


KYMA KECY is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content