16 Kilos of Cocaine Washes Up on St. Augustine Beach
In Florida, drugs are more likely than whales to beach themselves on our shores.
So it's not much of a surprise that police found 16 kilos of cocaine washed up on a St. Augustine Beach last night and are looking for more.
A beach patrol officer discovered bricks of cocaine totaling four kilos near A Street in Anastasia State Park this past Tuesday night. The St. Augustine Police Department called in a Drug Enforcement Administration unit, and the federal department located 12 more kilos scattered around the beach.
The DEA continues to investigate and search for more.
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This is near the same area where 24 to 25 kilos washed up in early May. Feds aren't sure if the incidents are related.
A value hasn't been estimated for this latest haul, but the May discovery carried about a $7.5 million street value. So this batch is still worth millions of dollars.
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