A snorkeler on Wednesday found 25 bricks of cocaine within the water off the Florida Keys.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, an unidentified diver discovered a 68-pound bullet containing the cocaine bricks close to Craig Key and notified native authorities.
The sheriff’s workplace then alerted the US Border Patrol. The bricks had been valued at over $ 1.5 million, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
—Chief Patrol Officer Thomas G. Martin (@USBPChiefMIP) March 4, 2021
“A Good Samaritan found 68 kilos of cocaine price over $ 1.5 million floating within the #FloridaKeys on Wednesday,” Miami Space Border Patrol Agent Thomas G. Martin, tweeted Thursday. “The person observed a big black bundle wrapped in duct tape and contacted native authorities. The bag contained 25 bricks of cocaine.”
Individuals have noticed bricks of cocaine within the waters close to the Keys. In December, fisherman found 74 pounds of cocaine bricks south of Sugarloaf Key, in keeping with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Workplace. The market worth of the discover was $ 1.2 million.
After Hurricane Dorian handed the east coast of Florida in September 2019, large waves pushed bricks of cocaine onto two separate seashores earlier than they had been found by police, Lauren Frias of Insider has previously reported.