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Keys boat bust leads to suspected smugglers

A stolen boat was recovered in the Florida Keys, but not before a chase involving Customs and Border Protection.

The boat’s owner reported his 26-foot Robalo, valued at approximately $65,000, stolen from his home on Sombrero Boulevard in Marathon.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports the men said they stole the boat, loaded it with gas, food and water and planned to go to Cuba to illegally smuggle five Cubans to the United States.

Click here for the full report by CBS Local.