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Man arrested in Kleberg county faces felony money laundering charges

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Posted at 6:01 PM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 19:01:04-05

A traffic stop on Highway 77 lead to an arrest in Kleberg county.

A DPS trooper pulled over a white Chrysler going south near Riviera for a traffic violation Wednesday.

During a search of the car the trooper found three vacuum-sealed clear packages of money.

They seized more than 104 thousand dollars that was hidden under the front passenger seat.

The driver, 41 year old Nathan Lee Cantu was arrested and charged with felony money laundering.