Authorities have recovered 18 kilograms of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of around PhP 79 million in Divicalan, Isabela on February 06, 2018.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) spokesperson Derrick Carreon said that at about 2:30 p.m., the illegal drugs were seized along the shore of Dipudo Island.
The operation was conducted after two residents, Wardly Centeno and Randy Guillermo, reported the incident to Police Senior Inspector Jonathan Ramos.
The illegal drugs, placed inside plastic bags with brown packing tape, were floating near the island. Carreon said the street value of cocaine is P4.2 million per kilo.