Martin County deputies help capture 6 refugees boated to Jupiter Island

Five of the refugees were caught shortly after someone reported suspicious boating activity off Jupiter Island about 10:30 a.m., and a sixth man was captured on the island in the afternoon, said Martin County Sheriff William  Snyder. (Source: Martin County Sheriffs Office)

WPTV reports that authorities arrested six undocumented Brazilian immigrants Sunday who they believe boated to shore on Jupiter Island from the Bahamas.

Martin County Sheriffs deputies worked with Jupiter Island police, U.S. Border Patrol and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said.

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