This Wednesday, November 13, 2019, a gendarmerie helicopter flew over the beaches of the Bay of Douarnenez (Finistere), in search of possible packages of cocaine stranded. Nothing has been found. But the national gendarmerie remains on the lookout.
What was this helicopter doing at the National Gendarmerie on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 on the 10 o'clock strokes, over the bay of Douarnenez (Finistere)?
It was a surveillance of the coast, to ensure that no other package of cocaine ran aground on the beaches , answers a source close to the investigation.
The day before, Tuesday, November 12, a package containing 5 kg of the same narcotic product had been found in a bin on the beach Pen-Hat, Camaret-sur-Mer (Finistere). This Wednesday 13, another bale of cocaine was discovered on the side of Belle-Ile-en-Mer, in Morbihan. Since mid-October, nearly a ton of cocaine has been recovered on all French Atlantic coasts.
Concerns about the weather
In Camaret, the mayor, Francois Senechal, took, as soon as the discovery of the parcel of drugs, a municipal decree forbidding access to all the beaches of his commune. A decision taken
to prevent finding such packages. I will not let kids get drugs warns Francois Senechal.
On the gendarmerie side,
instructions have been passed.
Increased presence of ground crews was requested, particularly at beaches , says the source. If this Wednesday, no suspicious package was found, gendarmes questioned worry
gale announced these next hours, which could bring back with him some unwanted packets.
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