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$250,000 Seized During Traffic Stop in Pecos County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - A traffic stop in Pecos County turned up a quarter of a million dollars in cash.

Just after 11 a.m. Tuesday, deputies pulled over a semi on Interstate 10 for a traffic stop.

According to their report, the driver, 47-year-old Jorge Sanchea of Florida agreed to a search of his vehicle.

A K-9 sniffed around the semi and got a hit.

We're told deputies found approximately $250,000 in cold hard cash.

Officials seized the semi and the cash.

Sanchez was arrested for money laundering and booked into the Pecos County Jail.

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