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Cops: Thrift shop employees find 5 lbs bag of pot among donations

September 04, 2018 - 11:39 am
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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- 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.