Nearly 55 pounds of narcotics found offshore in Key West

Narcotics found offshore in Key West (CREDIT: MCSO)

The Sheriff’s Office responded to Coconut Mallory Marina in Key West Saturday at approximately 3:38 p.m. regarding narcotics found floating in the ocean.

Key West Police Department Officers were already present and spoke to the reporting person who stated he found the bale approximately 50 miles offshore.

There were 25 rectangle-shaped bricks in the bale. They were wrapped in green plastic with black XXX decals on each.

The estimated total weight was approximately 55 pounds.

The bricks were turned over to the Sheriff’s Office Property and Evidence Division and will be turned over to federal authorities.

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