Good Samaritan discovers cocaine washed up on Daytona Beach

11-pound bag worth an estimated $150,000

Cocaine washes up on Daytona Beach. (US Border Patrol)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A beachgoer found an 11-pound bag of cocaine over the weekend on Daytona Beach, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.

Chief Patrol Agent Walter N. Slosar on Saturday tweeted a photo of the cocaine, saying a Good Samaritan discovered the suspicious package along the shoreline and contacted local authorities.

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According to Slosar, the street value of the drugs was more than $150,000.

“A Good Samaritan discovered a suspicious package washed-up along the shoreline & contacted local authorities. Inside the package contained nearly 11 lbs. of cocaine with a street value of over $150,000. The drugs were seized by #BorderPatrol,” the tweet said.

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