$61,140 speeding ticket
On January 29, 2013 a member of the Southeast District Traffic Section seized $61,140 cash from a speeder traveling on highway five near Darfield, BC.
Just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, the officer stopped the southbound vehicle for speeding.
While dealing with the driver the officer noted several indicators that caused him to enter into an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.
The driver was detained and a police service dog was deployed. Further evidence obtained led to the arrest of the 35 year old driver from Surrey.
A search of the vehicle incidental to arrest located the cash inside a suitcase in the trunk.
The male will appear in Kamloops Court April 11 on charges of Possession of Property obtained by Crime.
Darfield is an area located on highway five, between Barriere and Clearwater, approximately 75 kilometers north of Kamloops.