Beachgoer finds $1.5 million worth of cocaine that washed ashore


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A beachgoer recently stumbled upon 65 pounds of cocaine that had washed ashore in Palm Beach County.

Customs and Border Protection officials said the drugs were found washed up along the shoreline over the weekend.

The cocaine was worth an estimated $1.5 million, they said.

Customs and Border Protection officers quickly seized the narcotics. The incident remains under investigation.

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