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USHurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say

08:00  04 september  2019
08:00  04 september  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Hurricane Dorian: Florida forecast to get Category 4 Labor Day storm

Hurricane Dorian: Florida forecast to get Category 4 Labor Day storm Hurricane Dorian became a Category 4 major hurricane Friday before its predicted landfall Monday along Florida's east coast, forecasters say. Hurricane warnings were put in place in the northwestern Bahamas as Dorian approached the island nation. A direct hit in the Bahamas is likely on Sunday into Monday. The storm was slowly turning west on Friday as it makes it way back toward land and is expected to strengthen in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center said. Dorian is forecast slam the southeastern United States as a possible Category 4 storm.

Police said a duffle bag stuffed with 15 kilos of cocaine worth at least 0,000 was found washed ashore in Florida . Cocoa Beach police are asking beachcombers in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian to be cautious about suspicious packages after a duffle bag stuffed with 15 kilos of cocaine

Hurricane Dorian causes cocaine bricks to wash up on Florida beaches. Four days earlier, authorities about 20 miles north in Cocoa Beach found a duffel bag packed with 15 kilos of blow — worth at least 0,000 — that had also washed ashore , Florida Today reported.

Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say
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Waves stirred up by Hurricane Dorian brought an unexpected delivery to the shores of Melbourne, Florida Tuesday.

Dorian strikes Bahamas with record fury as Category 5 storm

Dorian strikes Bahamas with record fury as Category 5 storm McLEAN'S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm Sunday, its record 185 mph (297 kph) winds ripping off roofs, overturning cars and tearing down power lines as hundreds hunkered down in schools, churches and shelters. Dorian slammed into Elbow Cay in Abaco island at 12:40 p.m., and then made a second landfall near Marsh Harbour at 2 p.m., after authorities made last-minute pleas for those in low-lying areas to evacuate. "It's devastating," said Joy Jibrilu, director general of the Bahamas' Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. "There has been huge damage to property and infrastructure. Luckily, no loss of life reported.

Cocoa Beach police are asking beachcombers in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian to be cautious about suspicious packages after a duffel bag stuffed with 15 kilos of cocaine washed ashore over Tuesday, Melbourne police said a beachgoer found a lone, heavily-wrapped brick of the narcotic.

– As Hurricane Dorian continues to churn, the storm is sending more than just wind and rain to Florida — it’s causing bricks of cocaine to wash up on beaches On Friday, a bag containing 15 bricks of cocaine weighing a kilo each, washed ashore on Cocoa Beach in Florida , Florida Today reports.

A beachgoer taking in the sights of the rough surf about 8:07 a.m. Tuesday at Paradise Beach Park spotted what appeared to be a wrapped package that washed up, labeled "dinamitar" or "dynamite" in Spanish. It was a kilo of cocaine, Melbourne police say.

“An officer was on patrol when someone said that they saw something suspicious,” said Cheryl Mall, spokeswoman for the city of Melbourne.

Melbourne police were called to the site and retrieved the item. Police said there were reports of other bricks of cocaine possibly washing ashore in northern Brevard.

The brick that washed up in the waves at Paradise Beach was sealed. Police did not place a value on the item but added that the item — typically worth thousands of dollars on the street — would be destroyed.

7-Year-Old Boy Is First Reported Hurricane Dorian Related Death, Sister Missing

7-Year-Old Boy Is First Reported Hurricane Dorian Related Death, Sister Missing The first death due to Hurricane Dorian is being reported by The Bahamas Press. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio Inc The Bahamas Press tweeted late Sunday night that 7-year-old Lachino Mcintosh drowned after his family tried to relocated their Abaco home. The tweet also says his sister is missing. First death recorded in Abaco following Hurrican Dorian passage on Abaco…. BP BREAKING| The first recorded death of Hurricane Dorian is now being confirmed. Seven year-old, Lachino Mcintosh, drowned after his family attempts to relocate their home. McIntosh’s sister is missing pic.twitter.

Melbourne police say brick of cocaine washed ashore at Paradise Park as Hurricane Dorian More: Hurricane Dorian : Florida man dies after fall while putting up plywood for storm. Police said there were reports of other bricks of cocaine possibly washing ashore in northern Brevard.

Waves caused by Hurricane Dorian are believed be to what carried bricks of cocaine to the Florida shore.

'Life-threatening': Hurricane Dorian begins lashing central Florida coast, heading north

Police also caution residents to contact police if other unusual debris washes ashore.

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This article originally appeared on Florida Today: Hurricane Dorian: Cocaine brick washes ashore in Florida, police say

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