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Police Find Nearly Half a Million Dollars at Traffic Stop

Police Find Nearly Half a Million Dollars at Traffic Stop
By: Heartland News

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, Mo. - A traffic stop leads to a big find in Saint Genevieve County.

Deputies called for a drug dog during the stop because the driver of a truck with a camper seemed to be acting a little suspicious.

After some investigation, $472, 000 was found in a hidden compartment.

The driver says he didn't know where it came from, and surrendered it to the sheriff's office.

There's no charges for the money, but he could still face federal drug charges from the incident.

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