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Big Blue Barrel Washes Ashore in Florida Keys Carrying 90 Pounds of Pot

A large blue barrel containing about 90 pounds of marijuana washed ashore in the Florida Keys, authorities said.
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

A large blue barrel containing about 90 pounds of marijuana washed ashore in the Florida Keys, authorities said.

The plastic barrel was discovered Thursday evening near 109th Street Oceanside in Marathon, Monroe County Sheriff's Office officials said.

When deputies responded, they found five large plastic bags loaded with pot, officials said.

U.S. Border Patrol Agents were called to the scene and took possession of the marijuana.

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