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Abandoned boat found at Black’s Beach with 7 life jackets

Border Patrol agents found an abandoned boat at Black’s Beach in La Jolla on April 25, as well as seven life jackets, but no people.
(U.S. Border Patrol)

Despite a search by Border Patrol agents, no arrests were made in connection with the abandoned vessel.

Federal agents discovered an abandoned boat in La Jolla on April 25, as well as seven life jackets, a Border Patrol spokesman said.

The boat was found around 7 a.m. at Black’s Beach. Agents searched the area and found life jackets and footprints but no people, said Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Jeff Stephenson.

Stephenson said no other items were found and no arrests were made in connection with the abandoned vessel.

The boat was seized by Customs and Border Protection’s Air Marine Operations unit. ◆