PITTSBURGH (AP) – Someone left $175,000 worth of heroin in a dumpster in downtown Pittsburgh, and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration wants to know who and why.
Though it’s possible the drugs were simply thrown away, authorities believe the drugs – which were found in a duffel bag – were put in the trash container so someone else could pick them up.READ MORE: 'When I Finally Got To Be Elvira, That's When My Life Calmed Down': Mistress Of The Dark Peels Back The Curtain
Before that happened, a worker for an unidentified business found the drugs while taking out the trash on Monday.
There were approximately 25,000 single-dose stamp bags found bundled inside the bag. The worker called 911 and city police responded.READ MORE: Remember, Reflect At Tree Of Life: Commemorating The 11 Lives Lost 3 Years Ago In Synagogue Shooting
Pittsburgh police have handed off the investigation to the feds.Man Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Wood Chipper
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)