Investigators find $700 thousand inside 18-wheeler in Harlingen

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(source: Cameron County Sheriff’s Office)


HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — The Cameron County Sheriff’s Office confiscated a large sum of cash from an 18-wheeler in March.

According to officials, the tractor trailer was stopped for a traffic violation on March 25.

Sheriff’s deputies deployed a K9 to the vehicle where it alerted investigators to the sleeping quarters of the tractor trailer.

Inside this compartment, investigators found more than $700 thousand in cash stashed in the vehicle. Officials did not disclose the exact amount of money found.

Deputies confiscated the money and are undergoing an investigation. Charges are pending in this case.

Note: The article originally stated that this incident took place on April 24 when it was posted by a sheriff’s office official. The text has been updated to reflect that the incident happened in March.

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