VIDEO: The Turks & Caicos Marine Branch Have Intercepted A Haitian Sloop Late Last Night
An Illegal vessel containing 41 illegal Haitian migrants was intercepted in the vicinity of The Bluff off Providenciales on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018.
According to 911 Central, around 9:00 p.m., on the said date, Coastal Radar Officials identified a sloop, 2.5 miles from the Bluff Area. The Marine Branch M/V Sea Guardian already on Patrol successfully intercepted the sloop with 35 males and 6 females onboard.
The detainees were transported to the South Dock Port and handed over to Task Force members who escorted them to the Detention Centre for processing.
There was also video footage of their arrival under police custody shared by the TCI Police.
The TCI Marine branch have intercepted another sloop entering TCI waters pic.twitter.com/J6knkBPHb4— Lovin Turks and Caicos (@LovinTCI) May 16, 2018