Fox News Latino
January 23, 2013
The “Midnight Express” can’t do it all.
The aforementioned 39-foot-high speed boats are a favorite of the U.S. border patrol, which they contend is the fastest law enforcement boat in the world, with its 1,200 horsepower.
But for border patrol agents in Southern California, horsepower isn’t enough and they are asking local residents to join the hunt for smugglers along the coast of Del Mar, which is just 36 miles north of Tijuana, Mexico.
“We are actively pursuing this and we are asking for the public’s help because we can’t be everywhere,” agent Edward Cleary said during a Del Mar City Council meeting on Jan. 14, according to The Coast News.