1,500 Pounds of Pot Found in Boat on Malibu Beach

Byline: Associated Press

MALIBU (AP) — Up to 1,500 pounds of marijuana was seized from a small fishing boat that came ashore on a Malibu beach.

The Department of Homeland Security reported three men on board were arrested when the panga landed in the dark late Jan. 27 at Smugglers Cove, on Point Dume State Beach.

City News Service reported that Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies searched nearby neighborhoods for a possible fourth smuggling suspect. Officials called off the search Jan. 28 without finding anyone.

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