More than a dozen bricks of cocaine washed off Florida's two beaches on Tuesday due to rough waves from Hurricane Dorian, police said. Around 8 am, a Melbourne police officer on patrol in Paradise Beach Park was warned by a beach goer that something suspicious appeared to have washed ashore. Download the NBC News app to…
More than a dozen bricks of cocaine washed off Florida's two beaches on Tuesday due to rough waves Hurricane Dorian, the police said.
At 8 am, a Melbourne police officer on foot patrol at Paradise Shoreline Park was alerted by a beach bather that a suspiciously perceived personal thing was taken to the beach.
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When the police checked, he found a kit "wrapped in a capacity that matched narcotics," a Melbourne police spokeswoman said.
The brick was examined and was firm to be a kilo of cocaine, the spokeswoman said, including that it could be destroyed.
At first, brick air perceived as the beginning of a sentence, however, the most attractive letters seen are "D-I-A-M-A-N-T". Melbourne police declined to comment on what was written on the brick, citing their investigation.
In Cocoa Shoreline, about 20 miles to the north, police were alerted about a backpack that had struck the coast and collided with 15 bricks of cocaine, said Sergeant Manny Hernandez.
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Within the Orlando scream, a kilo of cocaine is estimated to be $ 20,000 to $ 30,000, he said. The get was delivered to US Customs and Border Protection, he said.
Dorian, now category 2, began attacking the east wing of central Florida late on Tuesday, triggering storm warnings in Florida's coastal areas as well as warnings in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Before transferring to U.S. Flee, the dull transfer storm hit the Bahamas, killing now no less than seven people there.
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