Posted: Nov 27, 2012 6:22 PM
Updated: Nov 28, 2012 10:56 AM
KINGSVILLE - A Brownsville woman is in the Kleberg County jail on money laundering charges after a stash of cash is found hidden in her car.
Officers with the Kingsville Narcotics Task Force pulled the woman over Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 77 for a traffic violation.
A search of her 2008 Toyota Corolla turned up a bundle of cash hidden in the wheel well.
A more extensive search was done and more bundles of cash were found.
A total 30 bundles were found hidden in the firewall of the car.
It all added up to $189,000.
The woman's name has not been released.
She told officers she was driving from Dallas to Brownsville.
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