A lady on a household fishing journey within the Florida Keys sniffed out 70 kilos of cocaine floating within the coastal waters.
However this wasn’t your common lady … seems the Mayor of Tampa made the surprising discovery along with her family members off the Center Keys Metropolis of Marathon.
Mayor Jane Castor, her brother, her son and his girlfriend noticed the package deal layered with bricks of cocaine bobbing within the water on July 23, based on a report Tuesday within the Tampa Bay Occasions.
Castor knew instantly what it was, because of her years of narcotics coaching as an ex-cop. She was additionally the previous Tampa police chief.
Castor and her household lifted the bundle of blow onto their boat and transported it again to a dock close to their trip rental house.
The mayor then known as the Monroe County Sheriff’s Workplace, prompting deputies to instantly reply with two U.S Border Patrol brokers to grab the medicine.
A photograph of the 25 plastic-wrapped sacks of coke price a whopping $1.1 million was posted on the Border Patrol’s “X” (previously Twitter) social media account.