Police find large sum of money during traffic stop in Whitley County

Police uncovered a lot of money Tuesday on a busy interstate.

State police say during a traffic stop on i-75 in Whitley County, they got suspicious that something illegal was going on inside the car, so they searched it.

Inside the driver's luggage, they say they found more than 143 thousand dollars in cash.

We're told the Drug Enforcement Administration seized the money and is investigating.


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