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Boat containing suspected illegal narcotics crashes off Vandenberg coast

Release Number: 010313

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, provides a brief statement and answers questions during a press conference near Wall Beach here Thursday, March 7, 2013. An overturned boat was found north of Wall Beach near a large amount of illegal drugs. Vandenberg defenders secured the area and are continuing to investigate the area and search for potential suspects. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, provides a brief statement and answers questions during a press conference near Wall Beach here Thursday, March 7, 2013. An overturned boat was found north of Wall Beach near a large amount of illegal drugs. Vandenberg defenders secured the area and are continuing to investigate the area and search for potential suspects. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, provides a brief statement and answers questions during a press conference near Wall Beach here Thursday, March 7, 2013. An overturned boat was found north of Wall Beach near a large amount of illegal drugs. Vandenberg defenders secured the area and are continuing to investigate the area and search for potential suspects. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, provides a brief statement and answers questions during a press conference near Wall Beach here Thursday, March 7, 2013. An overturned boat was found north of Wall Beach near a large amount of illegal drugs. Vandenberg defenders secured the area and are continuing to investigate the area and search for potential suspects. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)


 A boat crashed north of Wall Beach here containing suspected illegal narcotics.

Emergency responders are searching the area for any occupants of that boat.

All base personnel have been advised to avoid Wall Beach and report any suspicious people or activity to Vandenberg Security Forces at 606-3911.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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