Police Find $300,000 in Cash in Vehicle During Traffic Stop

November 17, 2011 Updated Nov 17, 2011 at 8:03 PM EDT

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Police Find $300,000 in Cash in Vehicle During Traffic Stop

November 17, 2011 Updated Nov 17, 2011 at 8:03 PM EDT

According to a story in the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat, police in Illinois found $300,000 in cash inside a vehicle during a traffic stop last Saturday near Highland.

Police said money was found hidden inside two boxes of home audio equipment, according to the News-Democrat story. The vehicle was pulled over for making an illegal lane change, according to the News-Democrat report.

Read the Belleville News-Democrat story HERE.