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Police have found more than $100,000 in cash, after stopping to pick up a wallet that fell from the roof of a car, north of Newcastle.

Around 6:40 on Monday evening, police saw a wallet fall from the roof of a Holden Calais, on the Pacific Highway near Karuah.

The Calais continued south along the freeway, before it was stopped by police, where a search uncovered more than $100,000 in cash, cannabis, ice and a knife.

A Lismore man was arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station, where he was charged with multiple offences including dealing with the proceeds of crime.

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