Keep your eyes on the horizon if you live in the South! Packages of weed are washing ashore.
Ron Smith of Orange Beach, Alabama, was enjoying a morning stroll down Cotton Bayou Beach when he noticed a seat cushion floating in the ocean. Upon further inspection, Smith realized the cushion was in fact a large package of marijuana wrapped in cellophane and masking tape. Smith alerted authorities and turned over the package, which weighed 10 pounds and was valued by Alabama police at about $8,000.
A few days later on May 10, another “cushion” washed ashore on a beach in North Carolina, this one containing over 12 pounds of ‘sea weed.’ (HA!)
I don’t know about you, but two make a pattern to me, so keep your eyes peeled if you frequent the beaches of the American South! You might find a message in a bottle — or a few thousand worth of weed we can only assume is missing from the cartels. Come to think of it, this is starting to sound a little No Country for Old Men…