Florida mayor goes fishing, catches $A1.7m of cocaine

Updated August 9 2023 - 11:57am, first published 11:51am
Tampa's mayor has hauled in an unexpected catch while fishing: a bag of cocaine worth $US1.1m. (EPA)
Tampa's mayor has hauled in an unexpected catch while fishing: a bag of cocaine worth $US1.1m. (EPA)

Tampa mayor Jane Castor was fishing for lobster and mahi-mahi with her family in the Florida Keys when she hauled in an unexpected catch: a microwave-sized bag packed with 70 pounds of cocaine worth $US1.1 million ($A1.7 million).

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