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Migrants Come Ashore On Key Biscayne, Search Is On For More

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KEY BISCAYNE (CBSMiami) --  Local authorities are searching for more migrants after a group came ashore on Key Biscayne.

Border Patrol officials said they were notified of a maritime smuggling incident on Saturday morning.

Authorities have four Haitian migrants and one Bahamian migrant in custody along with the vessel.

But they believe there are more migrants still hiding along with a smuggler or smugglers, prompting a search by Border Patrol officials and local law enforcement.

 

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