Texas Troopers seize over 2 Million in Cash in Zavala CountyPosted on July 9, 2010
On July 9, 2010 Texas Highway Patrol troopers pulled over an 18-wheeler in Zavala County at the intersection of State Highway 57 and US 83. The troopers pulled the vehicle over for not having a front license plate. During the traffic stop, Troopers obtained consent to search the truck and trailer. During this search, Troopers located two duffel bags which contained a large amount of cash. The driver denied ownership of the money and was released. The total amount of cash was $2,009,700.