HIDALGO, Texas (AP) - Officers have found more than $200,000 hidden in the seats of a car that appeared to be abandoned at a South Texas park near the Mexican border.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says the driver has not been located in the incident in Hidalgo (hih-DAL'-goh).
A DPS statement says investigators on Tuesday received a tip about a car apparently left at Memorial Park. Officers and a law enforcement dog searched the area and then the vehicle.
Agents discovered 13 bundles of cash, totaling near $207,000, smuggled in the back panels of the front seats.
DPS says officers confiscated the cash as part of the continuing investigation.
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