Boater Finds 69 lbs of Cocaine Worth $1.5M Floating off the Florida Keys

A Florida boater is being heralded as a “good samaritan” after finding 69 pounds of cocaine floating off the Florida Keys and alerting the proper authorities about his catch.

According to reports, the cocaine haul is worth around $1.5 million on the black market. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Division Chief Adam Hoffner took to Twitter to announce the recovery and shared a photo of the shipment.

“Over the weekend, a Good Samaritan discovered over 1 million dollars in cocaine floating at sea near the Florida Keys,” Martin wrote. “The package contained nearly 69 lbs. of cocaine. #BorderPatrol agents with support from @USCGSoutheast recovered the drugs.”


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