More than $500,000 in truck hauling sandbags

January 22, 2010 4:11:51 AM PST
A broken tail light on a truck hauling sandbags led drug officers in Fort Bend County to stop the vehicle in a search that turned up $523,000. Investigators say the bundles of suspected drug money were seized from the vehicle's cab.

Capt. R. Glendening with the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force declined to say how officers initially because suspicious and followed the truck as it traveled through Houston.

The vehicle was stopped Monday. No charges were immediately filed against the driver, who was questioned and released.