On Wednesday, Border Patrol officers discovered $2 million worth cocaine and a body near a boat that was capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico.
Agents found the vessel traveling 1 nautical mile from Quebradillas with navigation lights, U.S. Customs and Border Protection stated. They found the vessel “yola” had capsized when they arrived at the spot.
CBP stated that the drugs, weighing in at 198 pounds, were found scattered around. CBP also discovered a body of a man under the vessel.
Investigators also discovered four bricks and three bundles that were positive for cocaine.
It was described as a vessel measuring 23 feet with two outbound engines. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives found a firearm inside and gave it to them.
The Puerto Rican authorities are currently investigating the death of the male. The boat was taken to Ramsey Border Patrol Station, an island territory.