A man found $14k in cash along a Worthington road – AND RETURNED IT

Jake Bowers may just be one of the most upstanding citizens in Columbus. After finding $14,000 dollars in cash he did what most would not – he met with the police in an attempt to find the original owner.

The cash sack was found near Worthington-Galena Rd and E. Wilson Bridge Rd. It contained the $14,000 divided into $100 dollar bills.

With a little detective work, the original owner was found. The man claims he set out to purchase a car, but then decided against it. He told the police he must have set the bag on top of his car and drove off. He returned to look for the bag, but by then it was gone.

The cash was counted and then returned to very thankful owner.

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