AUBURN (CBS13) — A large amount of cash has been returned to its rightful owner after a Good Samaritan turned it into the police Wednesday.
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Auburn police say a man reported losing a large amount of cash that he had set on his tire and forgot about before driving off. The report came into the Placer County Sheriff’s Office around 2:20 p.m.READ MORE: $300M For Plan To Move Tracks Off Crumbling Del Mar Bluffs
Approximately 20 minutes later, Jill James came into the Auburn Police Department and turned in over $14,000 in cash. Police were able to confirm this was the money that was reported missing to the sheriff’s office and returned it to the man.MORE NEWS: Field Of Flags Open To Public Through Fourth Of July