Boat carrying bundles of marijuana found on Carlsbad beach

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CARLSBAD, Calif. – An abandoned boat with bundles of marijuana washed ashore in Carlsbad Friday morning, authorities said.

Law enforcement officers were seen at Tamarack State Beach around 5:30 a.m. after the panga was discovered along rocks.  Several bundles of marijuana were also seen scattered along the rocks, in the water and inside the boat, according to authorities.

Oceanside police dispatcher told FOX 5 they were assisting Carlsbad police with searching the area. Other law enforcement agencies said passengers of the boat may have run away after it washed ashore.

It was unknown if anyone was arrested, although Carlsbad police found a person near the area with a broken leg. The injured person was taken to a hospital.

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