IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – A traffic stop in Iredell County led to the seizure of 19 pounds of marijuana and over $12,000 in cash, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said.

Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) pulled over a minivan last Tuesday on I-77 for an unspecified motor vehicle violation.

A canine was deployed, and gave a narcotics alert, deputies said.

More than $12,000 in cash was found in a duffle bag during a search. Deputies said the stop led detectives to a home in Charlotte where Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were called in to assist.

Nineteen pounds of marijuana were seized from the home, they said. The sheriff’s office said no charges have been filed yet and this is an active investigation involving Homeland Security.