25 cocaine bricks wash ashore just south of Port Canaveral

Could have fetched more than $1.25 million

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say 25 packages of cocaine washed up on a military beach just south of Port Canaveral.

Brevard County Sheriff's officials someone at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station found bricks of cocaine Monday afternoon. U.S. Coast Guard officials called deputies to dispose of the drugs.

Florida Today reports that county, state and federal authorities searched the waters around the air station and didn't find any more cocaine.

Sheriff's officials say the cocaine, which weighed 55 pounds, could have fetched more than $1.25 million on the streets.

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Information from: Florida Today, http://www.floridatoday.com

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