Florida beachgoer finds $1.5 million worth of cocaine washed ashore

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A beachgoer stumbled upon 65 pounds of cocaine that had washed ashore in Florida.

Customs and Border Protection officials said the drugs — in wrapped blue bricks — were found washed up along the shoreline in Palm Beach County over the weekend.

The cocaine was worth an estimated $1.5 million, they said.

Customs and Border Protection officers quickly seized the narcotics. Law enforcement is investigating.

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