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20 kilos of cocaine found on Puerto Morelos beach

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — Approximately 20 kilos of cocaine has been found washed up on a Puerto Morelos beach. Elements of the National Guard seized the 20 kilograms of drugs after it was reported by a passerby.

In a statement, the federal government specified that in follow-up to a citizen complaint made in the municipality of Puerto Morelos, National Guard personnel seized a black bag wrapped with tape that was found in an apparent state of abandonment.

Inside the plastic bag, authorities counted a total of 18 packages of cocaine. It will be handed over to the General Prosecutor of the Republic for an investigation.