It's the gift that just keeps on giving.  The US 287 corridor has long held a reputation for being a major drug smuggling corridor.  But lately, the busts are coming at a feverish pace.

Today, Clay County Sheriff Kenny Lemons reports that Deputy Josh Ferguson made a traffic stop on U.S. 287  near New York Road.  The suspect vehicle was a  2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 'Subsequent investigation revealed approximately 50 pounds of marijuana and the seizure of approximately $4500', according to Sheriff Lemons. 

The suspect is describe as a 40 year-old white male.  He will be formally charged on Thursday.  We'll have the suspects name, mug shot and bond info at that time.