Nearly $400K found hidden inside vehicle in Ajo

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

AJO -- U.S. Border Patrol agents in Ajo confiscated nearly $400,000 in cash hidden in a vehicle.

Officers assigned to the Westside Task Force pulled over a suspicious vehicle and requested assistance from Border Patrol agents.

The vehicle was transported to a Border Patrol checkpoint where a canine team alerted to the vehicle. Agents used X-ray technology and discovered an anomaly in the vehicle's trunk, revealing the cash.

The Westside Task Force took possession of the money and the vehicle pending further investigation.