$1.3 million worth of cocaine washes ashore in Florida Keys

(U.S. Border Patrol)

MONROE COUNTY, Fla. – A Good Samaritan notified authorities over the weekend after stumbling upon a whopping 65 pounds of cocaine that had washed up along the shoreline in the Florida Keys.

The U.S. Border Patrol seized the drugs, which they said were bundled up in a black package and are worth a total of about $1.3 million.

Authorities did not disclose where in the Keys the drugs were found.

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