MONROE COUNTY, Fla. – It’s not every day someone encounters over $50,000 worth of cocaine on the shores of the Florida Keys, but it happened to one person on Tuesday.
According to U.S. Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Thomas G. Martin, two packages of cocaine were discovered by a Good Samaritan that washed up along the shoreline in the Florida Keys.
Two packages of cocaine were discovered by a Good Samaritan washed-up along the shoreline in the Florida Keys. #BorderPatrol agents took custody of 3.5 lbs. of cocaine, valued at over 50,000 dollars. We appreciate the community’s support.— Chief Patrol Agent Thomas G. Martin (@USBPChiefMIP) October 12, 2021
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Once notified, U.S. Border Patrol agents took custody of the 3.5 pounds worth of cocaine, which was valued at over $50,000.
“We appreciate the community’s support,” says Martin.