May 1 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said a barrel that washed up on a beach was found to be filled with about 90 pounds of marijuana.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded Thursday to a report of a blue plastic barrel washed up in Marathon.
The deputies discovered the barrel contained five plastic-covered bales of marijuana totaling about 90 pounds.
The discovery was turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol.
The origin of the barrel was unknown.