RAPU-RAPU, Albay – Illegal drug cocaine packed in block form was also recovered by fishermen in Rapu-Rapu, Albay, after such similar incidents of cocaine found along the coastlines were also reported in Camarines Norte and Catanduanes recently.
The block of cocaine was found at a rocky section of Barangay Canalaga, Rapu-Rapu, Albay on Friday, May 17.
Fishermen Adonis Bellen, 59 and Alvin Bellen, 35, of Barangay Nagcalsot, found the cocaine Friday afternoon at Minaulang Palay Shore and they turned over the illegal drug to village officials and the police, which estimated the weight at 1 kilogram.
Anti-drug authorities estimated the street value of cocaine will fetched at P5.3-million. [BicolToday.com]