A 50 year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after a routine stop in Stone.
The man was driving southbound on the A34 at around 10 am yesterday (Tuesday)when he was stopped by officers near to the Stone Industrial Estate.
A search found that he was in possession of a large quantity of cash and was unable to provide an explanation as to why he had it.
After being questioned, he was bailed pending further enquiries.
Anyone with any information is asked to ring 101 quoting incident 171 of 16 February.
Alternatively you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.