5 pounds of marijuana found among thrift store donations

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Authorities say employees at a Florida thrift store found 5 pounds of marijuana while sorting clothing donations.

WTVT-TV reports the Sarasota thrift store workers were sorting clothing donations when they discovered a brown paper bag inside a plastic tote.

A Sarasota Police report says an employee noticed the bag early last week but put it aside until Thursday. It says the employee then cut a small hole in the bag and called police.

It's unclear if the donation of the roughly 2,100 grams of vacuum-sealed marijuana was intentional.


Information from: WTVT-TV, http://www.wtvt.com/