More Than $100,000 In Cash Found In Car

The Kentucky State Police Criminal Interdiction Team stopped a silver Chevrolet Malibu for speeding on I-75 at the 7 mile marker southbound in Whitley County.

Police say during the the traffic stop, officers suspected that unlawful activity was occurring and received consent to search the vehicle.

Officers found $143,755 dollars hidden inside the drivers luggage. The driver was alone in the car, and received charges from KSP for the traffic violation only.

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The Drug Enforcement Agency was then contacted to assist in the investigation, and the investigation was turned over to them. The cash was seized by the DEA.