Stinky Seizure: This $34K Smells Like Pot

Border Patrol agents find a large sum of money

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$34,000 was seized during a traffic stop on northbound Interstate-15 near Murrieta, Border Patrol agents said Wednesday.

Agents stopped a Toyota Previa minivan, driven by an illegal immigrant, about 2:30 p.m. Monday.

A California Highway Patrol officer and a K-9 searched the minivan. They found a plastic grocery bag full of money in the glove compartment. The money smelled like marijuana, agents said. They seized the money and the minivan.

The driver was processed for deportation.

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