Deputies recover over $2 million worth of cocaine in Big Pine Key

Deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office recovered nearly $2 million worth of cocaine found in the Lower Keys.

Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

The large amounts of cocaine were found in two separate incidents in Big Pine Key at around 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

A resident near the water on Long Beach Road found three bundles that contained 10 separate packages of cocaine, with a total weight of almost 75 pounds.

Just offshore of Big Pine Key, a good Samaritan found 25 bundles of cocaine, which weighed about 70 pounds.