Combes police seize more than $200 thousand during traffic stop

Local News

Money seized by Combes police (source: Combes Police Department)

COMBES, Texas — The Combes Police Department seized a large sum of money after conducting a traffic stop on Wednesday morning.

According to a press release, Combes police officers pulled over a Dodge pickup truck on Southbound U.S. 77 in Combes on Wednesday for a traffic violation.

During the traffic stop, police identified Carlos Ibarra, 34, as the driver.

According to police, Ibarra’s nervous demeanor and inconsistent responses prompted police to search his vehicle.

During the search, police discovered $246,077 in U.S. currency concealed throughout the vehicle.

The Combes Police Department seized the money and questioned Ibarra about where it came from.

However, Ibarra refused to cooperate with investigators, said the release.

The case remains under investigation.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands"

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing"

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Disinfecting"

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth"

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact"

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas"

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

Thumbnail for the video titled "COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often"

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Inside RGV Politics

More Inside RGV Politics
More Throwback Thursday