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Fisherman known as Mark the Shark catches 2 pounds of cocaine while looking for fish in the Atlantic Ocean

By Mason White 4:13 PM December 13, 2016
Mark the Shark shows of catch of cocaine 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A popular fisherman in Florida, who is known as “Mark the Shark,” revealed that he recently found a package of cocaine in the Atlantic Ocean.

The U.S. Coast Guard said that Mark Quartiano, found the two pounds of cocaine floating in the ocean while fishing 2 miles away from the Miami shore.

On Wednesday, Quartiano went fishing along with his crew. At some point, he noticed a package floating in the water. After examining the package, he realized that it was drugs.

He contacted the U.S. Coast Guard, and gave them the package.

It is the first time in 40 years that Quartiano found cocaine in the ocean. Quartiano uploaded a video of his catch on Instagram, where it went viral.