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George West Police Department make an arrest in connection of a massive money laundering and drug bust

Posted at 9:35 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 22:35:55-04

GEORGE WEST, Texas — George West police say it started when a witness saw suspicious activity in a vehicle and called the police.

Officers found a massive load of cash which totaled $349,600.00 in a hidden compartment within the SUV.

George West officers also found a "brick" of marijuana and believe all these materials were headed to Mexico.

Police arrested the driver 30-year old Armando Moreno.

We spoke to Police Chief David Perkins who says the relationship with the community and law enforcement is extremely important.