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Snorkeler Finds Bale Containing $1.5 Million in Cocaine Floating in Florida Keys

The bale had 25 bricks of cocaine inside weighing about 68 pounds, officials said

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

A large bale containing more than $1.5 million worth of cocaine was found floating in the Florida Keys by a snorkeler, authorities said.

The snorkeler was near Craig Key at Mile Marker 72 Wednesday afternoon when they discovered the bale, Monroe County Sheriff's Office officials said.

U.S. Border Patrol responded and found the bale, which contained 25 bricks of cocaine weighing some 68 pounds, officials said.

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