U.S. News – Thousands of pounds of pot worth $3.6 million found floating off Calif. coast

Harbor Patrol officers found nearly 8,000 pounds worth of marijuana floating off the coast of Orange County, Calif., on Sunday, according to reports.

The marijuana found south of Los Angeles was packed in around 160 bales and had an estimated street value of $3.6 million, border patrol agents told CBS Los Angeles.

“Shortly before noon on Sunday, May 20, maritime law enforcement authorities received a tip about suspicious bales floating in the water off the coast of Orange County, near Dana Point,” border patrol agent supervisor Michael Jimenez said in a statement.

The haul reportedly totaled 7,263 pounds

via U.S. News – Thousands of pounds of pot worth $3.6 million found floating off Calif. coast.