Coast Guard finds 1,300 pounds of pot floating off California coast
AVALON, Calif.— Authorities say that they 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 was acting on a tip and discovered the 43 bales of pot worth about $1 million.
The marijuana was delivered to U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility.
Federal officials are now investigating where it came from.AlertMe