New Jersey police find $3M hidden in truck

The News Leader

June 29, 2010 6:30:30 AM PDT
New Jersey State Police arrested two California men after troopers found $3 million hidden in a tractor-trailer.

Officials believe the money was from drug transactions and was headed for California.

Officials say they stopped the truck on Interstate 95 in Ewing, N.J., on June 24.

Detectives found a hidden compartment that contained more than a 120 bundles of cash.

Twenty-four-year-old Gildardo Andujo of Hawthorne, Calif., and 25-year-old Edward Ramirez of Southgate, Calif., are charged with conspiracy and money laundering. They're each held on $500,000 bail.


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