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Amarillo man arrested for money laundering after traffic stop

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Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is arrested for money laundering after police report finding hundreds of thousands of dollars hidden inside a vehicle.

Tuesday afternoon, Amarillo police stopped an SUV westbound on I-40 for a traffic violation. The officer noted the driver was nervous so a K9 officer was called in to help.

During a search, officers report finding over 200,000 dollars in cash wrapped in plastic, hidden in the dashboard.

The driver, 35 year old Curtis Gonzales, was booked into the Potter County jail on a charge of money laundering over 200,000 dollars.