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Hartley County seizes $48,000 in drug bust

Hartley, Texas - The Hartley County Sheriff's Department says they seized a large sum of cash in a drug bust Tuesday morning.

Sheriff's Deputy Chanze Fowler stopped a northbound rental car for speeding on US 87 between Hartley and Dalhart.Fowler became suspicious during the interview and requested consent to search the vehicle. Authorities say when the driver refused, Fowler called a DPS canine unit from Vega to the scene.

The canine alerted the officers to criminal activity, and the deputy reports finding over $48,000 and drugs inside the vehicle.

Wesley Tabennesch from Fairview, Texas, and Bradley Anderson from Murphy, Texas, were charged with money laundering and possession of narcotics.
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