Sheriff Omar Lucio mentioned the visitors cease additionally led to the arrest of two ladies from Mexican.
The sheriff made the announcement this morning throughout a press convention.
The ladies, recognized as Dolores Raquel Toquero Perez and Karen Aline Toxqui Chacon, have been stopped Tuesday round three p.m. when driving close to Carmen Avenue in a crimson Kia automotive with license plates from Jalisco.
The plates have been tinted elevating suspicion to the officers from the Particular Investigation Unit who stopped them as a result of they might not see the place the plates are from, Lucio mentioned.
Within the trunk, packing containers for diapers and detergent have been discovered containing a excessive sum of money. As of this morning, the cash has not been counted however it’s estimated to be “tens of 1000’s of dollars” Lucio mentioned.
The 2 ladies are dealing with costs of cash laundering and if convicted will face 5 to 99 years and as much as $10,000 advantageous, Lucio mentioned.
The 2 ladies, ages 40 and 42, mentioned they didn’t know the cash was within the trunk and that they have been driving from Houston to Mexico.