Cocaine Coming Ashore in Cornwall

In the last month, six bundles marked Columbia and filled with millions of dollars worth of cocaine have washed up on the beaches of Cornwall, England.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

It's not uncommon for driftwood to wash up on the beaches of Cornwall in Britain. Nor, it turns out, is it uncommon for drugs to wash ashore. In the last month, six bundles have drifted in marked "Colombia," and filled with cocaine worth millions. A clerk of the local parish council found one. He told The Guardian newspaper that as he waited for police, he was also, quote, "waiting for a little mini sub to surface and two guys with machine guns."


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