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Alabama police are investigating $1M in drugs that washed ashore on a beach

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The authorities in Alabama are investigating how the 21 pounds of marijuana and about 85 kilos of cocaine washed up on a beach last week.

The Orange Beach Police department calls on the federal officials to track the source of the various packets of the narcotics that washed up between Lei Lani Condos and Phoenix 10 Condos from Perdido Beach Boulevard during a two-day span, somewhere last week, Al.com reported.

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The drugs, with a value of more than $1 million, was said to be firmly packed. It is estimated that the packages were in the Gulf of Mexico for a significant amount of time if barnacles were found growing on the packages, WKRG reported.

One of the packages that washed up on a beach in Alabama.
(Orange Beach Police Department)

Investigators say someone found the first package on the coast, which is 21 pounds of marijuana and a kilo of cocaine. The following day, a second package was found contained 38 kilos of cocaine, or about 84 pounds.

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Local officials have reached out to the U. S. Customs and Border Protection and the coast guard to help investigate.

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