Authorities intervened at 1:30 am today, Friday, with a boat carrying 12 people, 11 men and a woman, of undefined immigration status, who tried to arrive on the island.
The intervention occurred about four nautical miles from the coast of the Punta Borinquen neighborhood of Aguadilla.
According to the report, in the middle of a preventive maritime patrol, they detected the boat, about 20 feet in length, white, with 1 outboard motor. The subjects were sailing with the lights off.
Those intervened were handed over to the Coast Guard, who assumed their custody.