Grand jury indicts stowaways who were found on Alabama barge

(MOBILE, Ala.) — A federal grand jury has indicted two alleged stowaways who were discovered hiding on a barge on its way to the Port of Chickasaw, the Press-Register newspaper reported. Officials said the suspects hitched a ride on the Crimson Tide during a port call in the Dominican Republic. They were discovered when a crewmember noticed a broken safety seal on a hatch.
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By Professional Mariner Staff