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Investigators confirm at least $1M of marijuana discovered on Vandenberg

Release Number: 020313

Investigators confirmed that the large amount of illegal drugs discovered near an overturned boat north of Wall Beach here Thursday is marijuana with an estimated value of at least $1million.

Homeland Security Investigations arrived here at approximately 5:40 p.m. and assumed control of the investigation.

HSI removed the drugs as evidence and are in the process of developing a plan to remove the boat, fuel and outboard motor.

More information will be released as it becomes available.