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90 pounds of marijuana inside barrel washes ashore in Florida Keys

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(Monroe County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy)

A plastic barrel filled with 90 pounds of marijuana washed ashore in the Florida Keys on Thursday.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Adam Linhardt said five large plastic bags of marijuana were found inside the blue barrel, which was discovered in the water near the shore in Marathon.

U.S. Border Patrol agents were called to the scene to collect the the marijuana.