MARATHON, Fla. – U.S. Border Patrol agents and deputies from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a maritime smuggling incident in Marathon Tuesday morning, authorities confirmed.
According to Border Patrol officials, 10 Cuban migrant made landfall in Marathon early Tuesday.
They arrived on a homemade vessel and were taken into custody.
The group is expected to be repatriated back to Cuba.
No other details about the migrants and their conditions were immediately released.