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Stash of cash seized in traffic stop near Olds

Police picked up a cache of cash, estimated to be between $300,000 to $500,000, during a traffic stop near Olds Monday.

After a walk around the vehicle, the dog did sit, indicating it had sniffed out something and police found several large sealed bags of Canadian currency in a hidden compartment in the vehicle, K Division traffic services Supt. Howard Eaton said.

The driver, north face jackets who was by himself and believed to be from out of province, was arrested with charges pending, the money seized under proceeds of crime provisions.

Eaton said the officer became suspicious when things didn add up wh north face jackets ile talking to the driver during the traffic stop and got a second opinion from his K9 partner, eventually cashing in on much more than a routine traffic stop.

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Eaton said it always a coup when police can pull over motorists for not abiding by road rules, only to discover bigger issues.

year we pulled about $5 million (worth) of dope and cash off the highways in traffic stops, he said.

Police picked up a cache of cash, estimated to be between $300,000 to $500,000, during a traffic stop near Olds Monday.

After a walk around the vehicle, the dog did sit, indicating it had sniffed out something and police found several large sealed bags of Canadian currency in a hidden compartment in the vehicle, K Division traffic services Supt. Howard Eaton said.