Packets of cocaine are stranded on the Atlantic coast, from Loire-Atlantique to the Landes, for two weeks. The authorities are asking individuals who find them to alert the police or the gendarmerie.
Since mid-October, packets of cocaine are stranded on the Atlantic coast, from the Loire-Atlantique beaches to the Landes through the Vendee. It was in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendee) that the first package was recovered on October 18th, according to information from Le Figaro. Then discoveries were chained in Loire-Atlantique, elsewhere in Vendee, Arcachon, Bayonne, Biscarosse, etc.
A very significant amount has been found, said the prosecutor of Rennes, in charge of the investigation. Of which a hundred pounds in the Landes, according to Southwest.
Call 17 in case of discovery
This Sunday, November 10, on the large beach of Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendee), walkers speculate on the origin of these packages.
A cargo thrown into the sea before a check, advance a Nantaise.
A boat that sank, suggests another.
We come from the Paris region, if we find some, we will sell it in city, jokes a vacationer.
The opportunity to go fishing on foot, adds a surfer on social networks.
The parquet floor of Rennes has precisely given clear instructions:
Any discovery must be immediately brought to the attention of the police or gendarmerie without any manipulation. Carrying this type of product is an offense punishable by 10 years imprisonment.
The first analyzes show that cocaine presents
a high degree of purity, and
therefore particularly dangeroussays the Rennes prosecutor's office.
Given the large number of discovery points, it is the specialized Interregional Jurisdiction (Jirs) of Rennes that was seized Friday, November 8, in order to
centralize searches. The investigation was entrusted by the Rennes public prosecutor's office to the Research Section of the Maritime Gendarmerie, to the Gendarmerie Group of the Pays de la Loire region and to the Central Office for the Suppression of the Illicit Traffic in Narcotics.
Where are the packets of cocaine that have been stranded for two weeks on the beaches of the Atlantic?Ouest-France.fr