Suspicious package washes ashore in Ocean Ridge

Police believe bale contains marijuana or cocaine

OCEAN RIDGE, Fla. - Police are investigating a suspicious package, possibly containing drugs, that washed ashore Monday night.

According to Lieutenant Hal Hutchins with the Ocean Ridge Police Department, the package washed ashore in an area just south of Boynton Public Beach.

Hutchins says a person jogging down the beach found the package, which was floating in the surf line, and contacted authorities.

Police believe the bale may contain marijuana or cocaine.

Customs Border Patrol will be taking over the investigation.

WPTV NewsChannel 5 will be following this developing story.

Stay tuned for more information.

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