- Associated Press - Sunday, November 27, 2016

PESCADERO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say three people were taken into custody after the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a boat believed to be involved in drug smuggling near Año Nuevo State Park.

San Francisco television station KPIX (https://cbsloc.al/2gwrQR5) reports that Homeland Security investigators received information from the Coast Guard as they actively tracked the boat along the coast Sunday.

HSI special agents, along with officers from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office apprehended three people believed to be associated with the boat.

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured in the operation, but the cause of his injury was still being investigated, and was not considered life-threatening.

The investigation into the drug smuggling operation was ongoing.

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