MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Authorities say they have detained at least 16 migrants Friday afternoon near Dania Beach.
Officials said this was a “maritime smuggling event” involving two vessels that made landfall.READ MORE: Florida’s Monoclonal Antibody Sites Closed Until Further Notice
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of 300 Federal Highway at approximately 3:30 p.m., where they detained the migrants.READ MORE: Miami-Dade School Board Selects Dr. Jose L. Dotres As Next Superintendent
Federal officials have taken the migrants into custody.MORE NEWS: Miami PD Asking For Any Info On Hit-&-Run Crash That Left Woman Dead, Another Hospitalized
No additional details were immediately released.