Box of cocaine fished out of Camarines Norte waters
LEGAZPI CITY — Fishermen recovered a box full of suspected cocaine from the waters off the coast of Vinzons town in Camarines Norte province Sunday, police said.
Alfredo Vega, Sr., 61, and his son Alfredo Jr., both of Barangay Sula, were fishing at 11:55 a.m. when they found the box floating near Quinamnucan Island, also in the same village.
The Vegas turned over their find to Sula Barangay Chairman Rose Marie Abogado who then turned over the box to the police.
As of Sunday night, police said they had not determined the weight and street value of the suspected illegal drugs. /atm