Highways: Dash for Cash On I-95

Dash for Cash On I-95

It is the sort of sappy, happy dream that belongs in a feverish place like Miami: you are tooling along I-95 when an armored truck whizzes by. The back door swings open. Out falls a sack. Along comes another truck. Whack, it hits the sack. A blizzard of money explodes into the air. Cars screech to a halt, and people leap out, running every which way after the money . . .

Last week the dream came true. The back door of a Wells Fargo truck lugging some $400,000 along route I-95 burst open and, suddenly, according to a highway patrolman,...