Hurricane Dorian is sending bricks of cocaine to Fla. beaches

James Marshall
September 5, 2019

Dashcam footage from the Boynton Beach Police Department showed cars slowly wading through deep flooding caused by Hurricane Dorian.

Police officials in Melbourne, Florida, were alerted by a beachgoer near Paradise Beach Park who saw one of the bricks wash ashore. The officer said the package was "wrapped in a way that is consistent with a kilo of illegal drugs", CBS News affiliate KYTX reports.

Written on the outside of the brick was a word beginning with "DIAMANT".

In both instances, the contents of the packages were tested and determined to be cocaine. The packages are now under investigation. Eastern time September 4 of Hurricane Dorian from 260 miles in altitude as it travelled in a direction parallel to the northeast coast of Florida. Dorian is expected to come close to making landfall in Georgia and SC on Thursday or Friday and could also reach North Carolina and southeastern Virginia by the end of the week.

Outer bands of storm reaching the coast; Jeff Paul has the latest update on the storm.

Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said the Category 5 Dorian was the worst hurricane to ever hit the Bahamas.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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