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100 bales of marijuana found off Dana Point coast

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

May 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities say they seized 100 bales of marijuana found off the coast of Orange County on Sunday.

Maritime law enforcement authorities said they received a tip just before noon about suspicious bales floating off the coast of Dana Point. The Orange County Sheriff's Department recovered the bales and turned the narcotics over to the U.S. Border Patrol.

Authorities said an investigation is under way.