Fripp Island is a barrier island of South Carolina north of Hilton Head and is a well-liked trip vacation spot. (Picture: Getty Photographs)
FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. – A household visiting South Carolina took a big bundle from the ocean, took it to their rental home and opened it, discovering round 44 kilos (20 kilograms) of cocaine.
Beaufort County Sheriff Commander Bob Bromage instructed media on Monday that the household was strolling alongside Fripp Island after they noticed the bundle wrapped in a rubbish bag floating within the water.
He was dragged to the seaside and brought to his rental in a golf cart, then opened to find white powder bricks. At the moment, they thought they'd higher name the police.
Authorities evaluated the worth of cocaine at greater than $ 600,000. Officers are working to find out their origin.
Bromage stated narcotics will not be washed incessantly within the county. He thinks Hurricane Dorian, which hit the coast of the US in early September, might have taken it ashore.
Fripp Island is a barrier island north of Hilton Head and is a well-liked trip vacation spot.
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