Charter fisherman catches kilo of cocaine off Miami coast

Miami fisherman Mark Quartiano takes pride in his ability to catch sharks, but on Wednesday he reeled in something else entirely: cocaine. He thinks the package had been in the water for a few weeks, as it had barnacles on it. Further inspection revealed (click for video) it to be a kilo of cocaine. “Lo and behold, it was one of those square grouper”, Quartiano joked to WPLG-TV. (click for uncensored reaction video)  Quartiano is described by Miami New Times as a “love-him-or-hate-him shark fisherman” who “delights in rankling conservationists”. Read the rest here 11:26