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Nearly 150 pounds of packaged cocaine washed up in Miami

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    MIAMI (WFOR) — To whoever lost carefully wrapped bricks of cocaine off the lower Florida Keys, the county’s sheriff’s office would like to have a word with you.

The Monroe Co. Sheriff’s Office said on Monday, nearly $2 million worth of packaged cocaine was found on Big Pine Key.

Three bundles, each containing 10 separate packages of cocaine with a total weight of nearly 75 pounds, were found by a resident near the water on Long Beach Road.

Another 25 bundles, with a total weight of approximately 70 pounds, were found just offshore of Big Pine Key.

The drugs were handed over to US Border Patrol.

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