A Haitian Sloop Was Intercepted In West Bluff On Provo
A Haitian sloop was intercepted in the West Bluff area of Providenciales, Tuesday February 8th, 2018 by the Royal Turks and Caicos Marine Branch.
Officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Marine Branch received information of a sloop near West Bluff. Police who were already on patrol, carried out further investigations which resulted in the quick interception of a sloop with a number of migrants onboard.
A total of 98 Haitian nationals, 83 males and 15 females were apprehended and taken to the Detention Centre for processing by Police and Immigration Officials.
Anyone with information on this or any illegal boat landing are asked to contact 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477.