Arlington Police Department’s Narcotics Unit recently recovered $167,000 in cash after receiving a tip from Crime Stoppers about some suspicious activity taking place at a local auto mechanic shop.
While officers were conducting surveillance on the business, they saw two vehicles arrive and then quickly leave the location.
Both vehicles were pulled over for committing traffic violations — and officers subsequently conducted probable cause searches of each.
Between the two vehicles, they recovered more than 50 ounces of marijuana, a handgun, and more than $167,000 in cash.
The two drivers were arrested on various drug and weapons charges.