Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies Help Find Lost Bag of Money

A bag containing $120K was located by Wayne County Deputies and returned.

A clear plastic bag containing $120,000 in cash was returned to its rightful owner.

Posted: Sep 7, 2021 7:31 PM
Updated: Sep 7, 2021 7:33 PM

The mystery of the missing bag of cash has been solved.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff'sOffice, on August 25, someone reported a clear plastic bag of money was missing from a Brinks security truck. Deputies began investigating the whereabouts of the money , and according to the sheriff's office were able to track it down.

It all began when deputies were called out to the FNB Bean Capital Bank in Waye City in reference to the missing bag of cash containing $120,000. 

Several law enforment officers from multiple agenices went back and re-traced the entire route of the Brinks security transport vehicle. While that was happening, Wane County deputies reviewed video footage and were able to obtain a possible lead which resulted in the recovery of the cash. 

The sheriff's office did not say where the money was located or how it went missing from the truck.

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