The man was spotted Sunday morning about 200 yards off Imperial Beach, near the Mexican border.
The Border Patrol says the man threw a blue duffel bag into the water when agents ordered him to come ashore. The man was arrested in the water.
Agents say the duffel bag later washed ashore, with five packages of marijuana worth about $74,400.
The man's name was not released.
Some tennis experts say San Diego native, Taylor Fritz is the best hope to be America's next great tennis star.
A citywide wellness program is in the works to offer San Diegans free health-related classes. Dozens of workshops will be held each year at libraries and recreation centers, according to the City of San Diego.
Major traffic is expected to start Wednesday evening as Comic-Con kicks off with preview night in Downtown San Diego. MTS officials are encouraging attendees to use public transportation and got into the SDCC spirit with an homage to the "Stranger Things."
A 28-year-old man died Wednesday after he was found shot in a car in San Diego's University Heights neighborhood, police said.
Comic-Con International, again expected to draw a wide array of fans of the popular arts, conducts its annual preview night at the San Diego Convention Center Wednesday night.
Dogs can be a man's best friend, but also a criminal's worst nightmare. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Miramar at the sheriff's K-9 training academy with the new recruits.
News 8 Sports Director, Kyle Kraska, spent a few hours with Padres all-time great Trevor Hoffman who is headed to Cooperstown to be inducted into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame.
Cameras did not scare two men who were captured trying to break into a Mission Hills home in broad daylight while the homeowner’s teenage son was inside.
We all know San Diego is an expensive place to live, but paying the "sunshine tax" to make a home in America's Finest City is nothing new. In digging through our News 8 archives we found two interesting past stories related to the cost of housing and land in San Diego County.
Wednesday was Opening Day at the Del Mar race track, but not everyone was excited about the start of the summer racing season.