Cocaine found on the side of the road near Harpersville

HARPERSVILLE, AL (WBRC) - A half a kilo of cocaine was found on the side of County Road 85 outside of Harpersville on Thursday.

After finding the drugs, the person went to the Harpersville Police Department where he gave the bag to the police chief.

It is not known where the drugs came from or who may have dropped it on the side of the road.

Harpersville Police Chief David Latimer wants people to know that this is proof that there is a widespread drug problem in Alabama and in this small town.

Chief Latimer estimates the street value of the drugs to be between twenty and twenty five thousand dollars.