PARACALE, Camarines Norte – A block of cocaine was found by a passer-by on a beach in Camarines Norte.
The finder, Norly Soriano, 46 -year old, told police he was strolling along the coastal beach of Barangay Bagumbayan, this town, at about 3:00 PM Saturday, February 16, when he found the block of cocaine.
Sensing it was similar in appearance to the pack of cocaine found in the town of Vinzons, Soriano brought the block to Paracale police.
According to test report from the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office released Sunday, the substance was positive as cocaine weighing 989.23 grams, with estimated street value of reaching PhP 5,242,919. [BicolToday.com]