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Stash box fail: Goodwill finds pounds of marijuana in donated cooler

March 18, 2017

Somebody who was in charge of rounding up donations for a Goodwill store in Washington state is kicking themselves right now.

Television station Q13 reports that Goodwill workers in Monroe, Wash. were surprised to open a donated cooler last week and find almost four pounds of marijuana inside.

Police were called to come pick up the stash, which they estimated had a street value of $24,000. They were reviewing surveillance footage to see if they could figure out who had dropped off the cooler.

It wasn’t clear what would happen if they found them; recreational marijuana use and sale has been legal in Washington state since 2014.


This cooler was donated over the weekend to the Goodwill. Employees surprised when they opened the lid. Police