7 ‘coke’ bricks found in Quezon

July 07, 2019

MAUBAN, Quezon— Seven suspected cocaine bricks worth P35 million were discovered along the sea shore of Sitio Bulwagin, Brgy. Cagsiay 1 here yesterday afternoon.

Quezon police director,  Col. Ramil Montilla said each of the seven bricks wrapped in thick packaging weighs around a kilo worth a million.

Montilla said the illegal substance was discovered by a resident in the village who was having a picnic along the shore.

He said the resident quickly contacted Lt. Col. Julio Go, chief of the Quezon Provincial Intelligence Branch and informed him what he found at around 12:20 p.m.

“Col. Go and his men immediately proceeded to the area and coordinated with Mauban police station under Maj. Deo Calawit”, said Montilla.

Together, he said they met with the resident who found the cocaine bricks.

The illegal substance were taken to Quezon Provincial Crime Laboratory Office in Lucena City for examination.

Several bricks of cocaine have already been found in differrent occasions along the shores of some island and coastal towns in the province.