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For Immediate Release:
February 16, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Robin Pinkard

Topic: Capsize Boat
Case #: PD150216060391
Date & Time of Occurrence: 02/16/2015 at approx. 9:28 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: Government Cut
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Jorge Chaluja, (W/M)
Victim's Age: 30
Victim's Address: Not Available
Victim #2:
Victim's Name: Josrph Diaz-Quesada , (W/M)
Victim's Age: 26
Victim's Address: Not Available
Vessel #1:
Vessel Make/Model: Concept/22 foot

Capsize Boat

MDPD Marine Patrol Effects Successful Rescue

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Marine Patrol Unit (MPU), responded to a vessel in distress call, one mile offshore of Government Cut. Upon arrival, a 22ft Concept was located capsized and 2 individuals, Jorge Chaluja and Joseph Diaz-Quesada, were located in the water and rescued by MPU officers. The victims were then transported to Watson Island in good condition, and their vessel was recovered by a local tow boat service.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
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