Alien Smuggling Dana Point Harbor Boat Captain Gets Federal Prison Term
U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney sentence Brian Bokkes to six months in federal prison plus a second six months in a federal halfway house.
Bokkes had faced a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
Federal immigration agents became suspicious of Bokkes when he entered the Dana Point Harbor on a 1987 Four Winns Pleasure Craft.
The agents boarded the boat and found six foreign nationals locked in a cabin compartment.
Bokkes is currently locked inside the Santa Ana Jail.
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