US Officials Find Up To 60 Pakistani Stowaways on Cargo Ship

Probably just innocent turnip farmers.

The Ville D’ Aquarius docked at the Port Newark Wednesday morning. (NY Post)

US officials seized cargo today from a ship with goods from India and Egypt. As many as 60 Pakistani stowaways were found on board.
Yahoo reported:

U.S. authorities seized a cargo ship with goods from India and Egypt on Wednesday after hearing what sounded like people stowed away inside a container on the vessel, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The container was buried beneath others and had not been opened hours after the ship was stopped, said Coast Guard spokesman Charles Rowe said. The ship’s manifest said the container was loaded onto the vessel on June 7 and was carrying machine parts.

At least seven ambulances waited outside Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, where dozens of containers were moved to the dock for inspection. Authorities knocked on the outside of the red, blue or gray containers, listening for noises, and opened and searched them.

The vessel, Villa D’Aquarius, was stopped at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT) at a standard checkpoint for incoming ships, the Ambrose Anchorage below the Verrazano Bridge in New York Harbor, Rowe said.

“The boarding team went aboard for a routine inspection. They heard sounds that were consistent with people being inside a container,” Rowe said.

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  • Patty

    I have posted about my worries about our Ports. And fears aren’t not only humans inside but possible containers with chemicals or a bomb.

    “The boarding team went aboard for a routine inspection. They heard sounds that were consistent with people being inside a container” great job and CATCH OF THE DAY!!

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  • Patty



    CALL NOW! DOJ Sets Up “Hotline” For Illegals to Complain About Arizona’s SB1070

  • Joanne

    Well, they do have an ocean or two to cross before illegally entering the U.S.!

    It never fails to amaze me what people will live or try to live through to enter the U.S……risking all and living in dire conditions.

  • Remco Kimber

    Just what we need, more Muslims !!!

  • Did they get registered as Democrats before they were taken away? Pretty elaborate stretch for even the “Motor-Voter” crooks to pull off.

  • They need to confiscate the ship and rename it after Congressman Issa.

  • how dumbed down are we bg


    hmmm, so they are US citizens now, and as such, will be safely
    transported to their original no go zoned destinations, right??

    /truth sarc/


  • Patty



  • how dumbed down are we bg


    Patty #10 June 27, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    not to worry, that was the new Chump Change for Obama PAC.. /s/


  • bigL

    “thru=no-fault-of-their-own” no doubt

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  • GotFreedom

    These folks were invited here by Barack Hussein Obama–potential voters for November 2012! No doubt that if any of them are still alive–they’ll be given amnesty and probably an invite to the WH by the fraud-in-chief!!!


  • Mad Hatter

    Looks like the Muslims are either getting help to board these vessels, or they’re very good at being stowaways. Makes one wonder how many have slipped by and weren’t caught.

    Glad they caught these future Democrat voters.

  • how dumbed down are we bg



    June 27, 2012

    The Tea Party Won Utah, Seriously


  • Paul in N. AL

    Dump it overboard and sink it.

  • Community organizer

    Where are they? I need to get them absentee voter cards. The election is only months away!

  • Gary

    Come on.
    They were headed for the Arab Festival in Dearborn.

  • Toss the whole container in the drink

  • Adirondack Patriot

    No worries. Obama wants to cut the Coast Guard budget by millions so he can hand out free money to campaign contributors.

    What could go wrong?

  • bigkahuna

    I wonder if they were allowed to ask for id’s or assume they are illegals…..or would this be racist….take them to the whitehouse

  • i’m sure they will be given asylum.

  • paulejb

    Was the ACLU also dock side?

  • paulejb

    Were the stowaways on their way to Arizona at the invitation of the Obama administration?

  • Economan

    Deport them and send the bill to Pakistan.

  • A.Men

    Relatives of King Kardashian?

  • snap boy

    So do they get deported or do they get treated like the illegals in AZ and left to roam our country’s highways and byways unimpeded?

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  • firstHat

    ummm no where in the story from yahoo does it say they’ve found anyone and local news is reporting that so far no one has been found on the ship

  • Did the inspector’s find the suitcase nukes they were carrying? Did they check the ship for radiation traces? Coming from Egypt? You know what the attitude of Egypt’s new president is towards America don’t you? Now the Muslim Brotherhood has access to the nukes Egypt has, all the rockets, anti-aircraft missles, you name it. And don’t you think he wouldn’t hesitate to give Al Quaeda some of those missles and nuclear material to send to this country? And since there isn’t any way to check a whole ship for radio active material, something that Al Quaeda is waiting to be shipped to them will show up in the back of a delivery truck at some bogus business address and explode taking out part of New York.

  • Buffalobob

    Give them Che Guevara T shirts and La Raza membership and big Sis will look the other way.

  • kay

    how did they know they were pakistani’s? did they ask for “PAPERS” and found out they didn’t have any?


    Let em loose. An ACLU lawyer showed up at the docks and gave them the phone number to call & report prejudice.
    Crime? Stopped for congregating in a steel container while muslim
    Police to be strip searched and then put in jail for crime.

    What? you think I’m kidding? if they came through the desert in Arizona would it be any different?

  • kay

    @32 – bwuahahahahaha
    you got it.

  • coolidgerules

    Drill holes in the bottom and throw it in the water. See if Allah really does exist

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  • how dumbed down are we bg


    pardon if a repeat:

    June 27, 2012

    Taliban video shows 17 beheaded Pakistani soldiers


  • N. O’ileegles

    They heard about the ‘dream act’. Can you blame them? Free everything, 30 times better on welfare in the U.S. than they can in their own country – and Obama won’t deport them – this is just the tip of the third world iceberg heading our way.

    Obama needs to be impeached.

  • Shaheryar

    You know, the obvious hate I see toward Islamic terrorists is one thing which I can’t agree with more – they need to be wiped off the planet as they are an abomination for all religions including Islam. But to blanket all Muslims and hate on them is another. As a muslim I do NOT tow the Liberal diseased party line or plan on voting for Obama as far as the stereotypes go.

    As a muslim AND conservative (politically, ideologically, and financially speaking) it’s pretty damn enraging to see others on the right/conservatives blatantly bashing Muslims with complete and utter ignorance and xenophobia. What’s sad is we probably agree on a LOT more than these bigots think.

    As for the story here, it’s no surprise they’d report this – it contains the juicy word “Muslim” when there are cases like this happening often from LOTS of other countries and ethnic backgrounds (oh I dunno, China?) who try to get over here to get away from their corrupt and repressive homes/governments.

  • Jack

    Sorry but I can find no mention that any stowaways were found. How about some links.

  • B I N G O !

  • G. Reancarde

    Obama will be flying up there to personally register them all to vote. His campaign advisors say he really needs to capture the Pakistani container voting block, he already has the Mexican car trunk voters in the bag.

  • RealMc

    They should have been put on a C-130 and flown straight to GITMO. Sort it out from there.

    Sheesh, from wedding register to raise campaign cash to importing voters for shame, for shame.

  • how dumbed down are we bg


    Jack #40 June 27, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    as if they’d actually tell if they did..

    wake up, it’s an elect O year, has been since 1983.. /s/


  • S.S. Minno

    It’s all part of Obama’s “Boater-Voter’ initiative.

  • Perfected democrat

    Hmmm, sounds like another case of devious racial profiling; no doubt Homeland Security is on top of it, or maybe in on it… Wonder how many others have entered the country this way, and with weapons; at least this one wasn’t a dirty nuke waiting for transfer to Manhattan or Washington…

  • donh

    Distant relatives of Osama Bin Laden who have finished their year of mourning. Bin Laden had extensive ties in the islamic merchant marine . Big Sis will erase all the findings, declare false alarm, and ship these 60 muslim brothers off to Dearborn …give them free homes taken from foreclosed American families .

  • how dumbed down are we bg





  • Jack

    Still curious to know where the “60” came from. I’d think it would be on some of the other sites. You know like Drudge, Hot Air, Breitbart, The Blaze etc.

  • kevin

    They didn’t even find any stowaways today so who came up with this BS that they found 60 they didn’t even find 1.

  • Kingslayor

    Don’t worry you little DEMO-SO-COMMS your illegal alien president will set them up with a free stay at one of the Hilton’s, with a limo and free cell phone all on the tax payers dime!!!

  • Steve

    Ok – what really happened here?? There were 2 IPN (Incident Page Network) alerts that came through yesterday on this. One saying there were 57 stowaways found and being treated for exposure. Now all of a sudden, they found nothing?? Something is being covered up here…



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