August 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police seized some $27,000 in cash Thursday afternoon that a man had hidden in his vehicle in Perez Zeledon.
The discovery was made at a checkpoint police had established on the Inter-American Highway.
Police say that the suspect, identified by the last names Fernández Langel, acted suspicious, leading police to conduct a search of his vehicle.
After Fernández was unable to explain the origin of the cash, the suspect was arrested. Police seized the cash and the suspect’s vehicle.