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Orlando couple shocked to find 63 lbs of marijuana included in Amazon order

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ORLANDO, Fla. -

When a couple in Orlando, Florida, needed some storage bins they headed to Amazon to make the purchase, but as soon as the bins showed up at their doorstep, they knew something was off. When the couple opened the boxes, they found 63 lbs. of marijuana inside the bins.

Orlando Police were called. They seized the drugs and launched an investigation. 

The package was shipped via UPS from a facility in Massachusetts and weighed 93.5 lbs total. The couple told WFTV they were worried for their safety when the drugs showed up. They thought their house would be broken into, so they stayed elsewhere for a few nights. 

The couple exchanged emails with Amazon for more than a month trying to figure out how something like this could happen. Eventually the customers received a $150 gift card for their troubles.

Meanwhile Orlando police say there have been no arrests made, but the case is still active.

In a statement, Amazon said its customer service team worked directly with the couple to address concerns and will work with law enforcement to investigate the case. 

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