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Litchfield, IL – Illinois State Police Captain Scott Compton, District 18 Commander, announced the result of a recent traffic stop that led to the seizure of $8,976.   

 On Friday a District 18 Trooper stopped a vehicle on Interstate 55 southbound at milepost 51 in Montgomery County for a traffic violation.  During the traffic stop the driver and passenger reportedly displayed signs of suspicious behavior, along with stating different stories as to the destination, duration, and purpose of their trip.    Upon further investigation, 3 large bundles of money were located on the passenger.   The passenger later revealed the money was intended for criminal activity.  The money, totaling $8,976, was seized.

 The Illinois State Police is working together with other agencies in an investigation involving

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