Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol confiscate over $36,000 during traffic stop

Published: Jul. 31, 2017 at 3:36 PM EDT
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By: Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News

July 31, 2017

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- Sunday afternoon, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol confiscated over $36,000 during a traffic stop on I-75.

LCSO says the money was found concealed inside the car after a K9 alerted deputies. The driver and passenger in the car claimed they knew nothing about it.

The incident is currently under investigation, but the driver and passenger were released and do not face charges at this time.