$1.5M in cash found during traffic stop

$1,589,860 in U.S. currency (ILLINOIS STATE POLICE)

January 31, 2013 5:17:37 AM PST
An Illinois state trooper discovered more than $1.5 million in cash inside a car during a traffic stop.

Police say the cash was found in 27 vacuum-sealed plastic bags on Saturday near downstate Collinsville.

Carole Irene Galvez, 62, of Arizona was arrested. She's being held on money laundering charges.