DPS seized more than $10,000 during traffic stop

Jose Mandujuano // DPS

Authorities arrested a man who was caught with $10,290 after he was stopped for a traffic violation.

It all happened on U.S. Highway 83 east of El Faro Road in Sullivan City Monday evening.

A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper stopped Jose Mandujuano for driving to close to another vehicle and for dark tint.

Documents stated 34-year-old Mandujuano was nervous; his hands were shaking and avoided eye contact with the trooper.

Mandujuano reportedly gave permission for the trooper to search the Ford Ranger truck he was driving.

Authorities found two bundles of cash inside the vehicle.

One of the bundles was found behind the rear right speaker, while the second bundle was In the dash of the truck.

DPS seized a total of $10,290 from the vehicle.

Authorities charged Mandujuano with money laundering.