Border Patrol brokers are investigating a migrant touchdown Sunday afternoon in Pompano Seaside involving almost 20 migrants from each Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Brokers are investigating the world close to the 2900 block of Northeast twenty third Place, the place the 19 migrants – 18 from Haiti and one from the Dominican Republic – landed round 1 p.m. behind a house within the space after crusing on a 40 foot sport fishing vessel.
“I have been right here about 10 years and I’ve by no means seen something like that,” mentioned Kyle Meyer, who lives within the space. “There was a number of them and I am certain there was much more primarily based on how many individuals have been in search of these immigrants.”
Border Patrol seized the vessel and mentioned two pregnant girls and two juveniles have been on board.
“I used to be capable of look contained in the vessel and never the most effective situations,” mentioned Adam Hoffner from Border Patrol. “There’s about 6 to eight gas drums beneath the entrance bow sitting there, you may scent the fumes and gasoline while you obtained on board.”
The migrants have been transferred to the Dania Seaside Border Patrol station the place they are going to be processed for removing proceedings.