A Good Samaritan stumbled upon $1 million worth of cocaine floating in the waters off the Florida Keys over the weekend, U.S. Border Chief Patrol Agent Thomas G. Martin said.
The package contained nearly 69 pounds of the white powder with a million dollar street value.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, the drugs were wrapped up in multiple packages and were recovered by border patrol with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard.
Finding “square groupers” is a common occurrence in South Florida.
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In April, a beachgoer in Palm Beach found $1.5 million worth of cocaine that washed-up along the shoreline.