Large Amount of Cash and Gun Found in CCPD Traffic Stop

CORPUS CHRISTI–Corpus Christi Police officers found a large load of cash and a handgun inside a car during a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.

An officer driving a police car pulled over a Silver 2004 Dodge Neon with two Hispanic males, which headed west bound on Hwy 358 at S. Staples Street at around 2:30 in the afternoon.

The driver was contacted and found not to have a valid driver’s license. The officer was able to obtain consent to search the vehicle.

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During the search, officers discovered a handgun underneath the passenger seat and two back packs in the backseat containing more than $300,000.00 in cash.
The two male suspects in their 30’s were taken to the Police Department for questioning and the investigation is ongoing.

–South Texas Tribune,



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