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Coast Guard finds 43 bales of pot floating off California

August 15, 2019 - 6:53 AM

AVALON, Calif. - Authorities have found 1,300 pounds (590 kilograms) of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the Southern California coast.

The Daily News reports Wednesday that the U.S. Coast Guard acting on a tip discovered 43 bales of pot worth about $1 million.

The marijuana was delivered to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Federal officials are investigating where it came from.

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Information from: (Los Angeles) Daily News, http://www.dailynews.com

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