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Traffic stop on I-78 yields $10,000 in drug money, police say

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 04 2013 11:59:35 AM CDT
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A K-9 unit found a large stash of money after state police stopped a car on Interstate 78.

When troopers pulled over the vehicle for a traffic stop at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, they didn't realize what they'd find.

The driver was 32-year-old Alan Lutrell Johnson of Berkeley, West Virginia, and police pulled him over on the eastbound side of I-78, near mile marker 56.8 in Allentown.

A search, with permission from Johnson, yielded $10,000 in cash. The money was seized after K9 'Dano' found the odor of a narcotic on the money.

The investigation continues.