MARATHON (CBSMiami) – Nearly half a dozen marijuana bales were found near the Marathon shoreline Thursday.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, a blue plastic barrel stuffed with five separate bales of marijuana was found in nearshore water at 109th Street Oceanside on Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: Miami Police Ask For Help In Finding Missing Woman Yennyfer Rodriguez
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The bales of marijuana, also known as square grouper, weighed 90 pounds.
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The person who found the barrel called the Sheriff’s Office who in turn notified U.S. Border Patrol agents who took possession of the marijuana.