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Police Marine Branch intercepts illegal vessel in Turks and Caicos waters

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#Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, Thursday April 26, 2018 – At around 1:00 a.m., Thursday, April 26th, 2018 the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Marine Branch Unit intercepted an illegal speedboat, four miles off Providenciales.

A total of 40 Haitian nationals, 32 males and 8 females were on board a blue and white 20-foot fibre glass boat with two indoor engines, named Bay Liner.  

The illegals Haitians were turned over to Immigration officials for processing and transported to the Detention Centre until repatriation.

Anyone with information on this or any possible illegal boat entry are asked to contact 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1- 800-8477 immediately.

PRESS RELEASE, ROYAL TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS POLICE

 

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