A complete of 156 Haitian nationals have been held at a detention middle after their vessel was intercepted on Friday night.
The vessel was heading for the Turks and Caicos Islands
Experiences are that round 9:30 p.m., an unlawful vessel carrying the group was detected by the USA Border and Customs plane.
Swift intervention close to West Caicos
Based on studies, the Marine Department officers took motion, stopping the vessel eight miles southwest of West Caicos.
The boat, stuffed with 139 males and 17 females, was then towed to South Dock Port.
Upon arrival, the group was handed over to the Immigration Division for the mandatory processing.
Applause for worldwide teamwork
Appearing Commissioner of Police, Rodney Adams, praised the profitable operation and expressed that the interception is indicative of world partnership working.
“I want to prolong my thanks and appreciation to our companions domestically, regionally, and internationally who’ve contributed to the profitable interception and the protected custody of all onboard that sloop. To the groups concerned, Bravo Zulu,” he stated.
The general public is being requested to contact 911, the closest police station, or name TCI Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 and provides any data on any criminality anonymously.
Additionally, individuals are inspired to contact the Miami-Dade & Florida Keys Crime Stoppers at 1-305-471-8477 and provides any data anonymously.
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