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DRUGS AND CASH FOUND IN STURT HIGHWAY TRAFFIC STOP

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A truck driver from NSW will face court, following a Sturt Highway traffic stop locating cannabis and a large amount of cash.

Police will allege that about just before midday Friday the 4th of September, officers stopped a truck on the Sturt Highway in Truro for a vehicle inspection.

Following suspicion, the truck was towed to Adelaide were following further examination Police located 39 kilograms of cannabis in the trailer, along with $228,000 of cash in the cabin.

The driver was arrested and charged with trafficking in a large commercial quantity of illegal drugs and money laundering.

The driver will face court in December.

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