Mexican fishing vessel rams Coast Guard small boat after being caught illegally fishing in U.S. waters

Mexican fishing vessel rams Coast Guard small boat after being caught illegally fishing in U.S. waters
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican-flagged vessel, known as a lancha, that was illegally fishing in U.S. waters four miles offshore of Brownsville, Texas, Thursday. At approximately 10:30 a.m., crewmembers aboard a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft — Law Enforcement boat, spotted the vessel illegally fishing about one mile north of the U.S. and Mexico...