Armored Truck Loses Thousands Of Dollars On Georgia Highway

Police say if you picked up money you must return it.

July 11, 2019



Well here is a moral dilemma: money flys out of the back of an armored truck and you pick it up, do you return it or keep it? Hmm. 

Georgia drivers traveling behind an armored truck saw money falling from the sky literally as an armored truck's back door opened up and out flew the money all over Interstate 285.

Video shows dozens of drivers pulling over to the side of the road in Dunwoody, Georgia, and dashing for the cash. Even a semitrailer hauling timber is pulled over to the side of the road in the video shot by an eyewitness. 

Dunwoody Sgt. Robert Parsons estimated about $175,000 spilled out onto the highway and warns the "lucky" finders keepers...its not a loser's weepers situation.  

"Those people who do not return the money, we have video, we have tag numbers. We have footage of people on the interstate," Parsons told WSB. "What we're asking the public to do is bring the money back. Don't make us come looking for you, because if we do that, you probably will be charged."

There has been at least one honest person in this cash grab. The City of Dunwoody account on Twitter showed one person who turned over cash, with the message, "Honesty is the best policy. Some people have been returning the money that fell from an armored car on I-285 last night. We salute you for doing the right thing."

Good man. I wonder if there will be more honest people who will turn in the money they picked up from the truck? Hmm. ~grace