Yesterday, there were reports of discovering eighty kilos of cocaine on a Japanese beach. And today? Forty kilos more. Somebody sure loves cocaine.

Like the previous find, the forty kilos were packed in backpacks. One was 1.2 miles from the earlier stash, and the other was nearly five miles away.


Combine this latest haul with the previous one, and this week alone, approximately 120 kilograms of cocaine with, according to Fuji Network News, a street value of 7.2 billion yen (US$78 million) have been found on the same coastal beach. That's a helluva discovery.

神奈川コカイン漂着 横須賀市と葉山町の計3カ所で計120kg押収 [FNN]

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