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Florida boater finds $ 1 million worth of cocaine

A boater found a huge package of cocaine floating in the water off the Florida Keys on Saturday, officials said.

The massive package, weighing 69 pounds, had an estimated market value of $ 1 million, a U.S. border patrol official told the Miami Herald.

The package was recovered off the coast of Islamorada in the Upper Keys, the official said.

Thomas Martin, Chief Patrol Officer for the Miami Area of ​​the Border Patrol, tweeted a photo loot recovered from his Twitter account on Monday, claiming his agency had worked with Coast Guard support to retrieve the drugs.

The photo showed what appeared to be 25 separate bricks wrapped in plastic.

The waters off the Florida Keys saw further incidents with “high tides” as recently as March, when a snorkeler spotted a floating ball with 25 bricks estimated to have a market value of over $ 1. , $ 5 million.

New York Post

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