Released: October 16, 2013 - Wednesday, 04:41 PM

Panga Boat Update

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781 4547Date and time of incident: 10-16-13, Approximately 1:30 AMPlace of Occurrence: Approximately a mile north of San Simeon BeachVictim Information: N/ASuspect Information: 18 suspectsThe San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing new information regarding the panga boat that was discovered on 10-16-13 near San Simeon Beach. Eighteen adults are now in custody on charges of transportation of marijuana for sale, possession of marijuana for sale and conspiracy. Investigators confiscated 144 bales of marijuana for a total of 3,465 pounds. It's estimated to have a street value of 2.7 million dollars.