A panga boat and two bales of marijuana were found abandoned on a beach along the Gaviota coast Monday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.
The two-engine panga boat was discovered by a resident walking their dog at Mariposa Reina around 9 a.m., sheriff’s spokeswoman Kelly Hoover said.
Sheriff’s deputies investigating the scene found a bale of marijuana inside the boat, as well as another one nearby. No people were discovered in or near the boat, Hoover said. Read more at noozhawk.com »