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Nelly busted on drug charges

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Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is in a bit of hot water after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday, April 11.

The 40-year-old star of the BET reality show “Nellyville” was traveling on his tour bus when it was pulled over by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for failing to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker. The troopers allegedly smelled marijuana upon boarding the bus. A subsequent search of the bus turned up a number of handguns and “five colored crystal-type rocks that tested positive for methamphetamine, as well as a small amount of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.”

Nelly and another passenger in the vehicle were arrested and taken to the Putnam County jail. He soon posted a $10,000 bond and was released.

The “Country Grammar” rapper is facing a number of charges, including felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nelly’s lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, issued a statement saying his client is looking forward to his day in court.

“There had been 15-20 people that had access to the bus prior to the stop,” Rosenblum said. “I am extremely confident that when the facts come out that Nelly will not be associated with the contraband that was allegedly discovered.”

Nelly is due back in court to face the charges on June 19.




6 Comments

  1. britishrose on April 12, 2015 at 10:28 am

    and EVERYBODY DOWNING ASHANTI FOR HIM DUMPING HER . HUH i bet she glad as hell she got out of that now .. all them nig..a from st louis and kansas city either doing drugs are selling no matter if they famous or not its the admosphere the rose from . its a really sad place to grow up . ferguson too all some troubled cities to live in let alone raise kids .. if those drugs were on that bus he definantly had them there for sure he sold drugs before becomeing a rapper DUHHHH

    • Bella Duce on April 13, 2015 at 12:49 am

      You say a lot of dumb-sh*t…Daaamn???

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      • Likewaterforchoc on April 13, 2015 at 12:27 pm

        She really does.

  2. REALSOUL4 on April 12, 2015 at 11:31 am

    GOOD LUCK….NELLY!

  3. Likewaterforchoc on April 13, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Damn! Crystal meth, though Nelly?! WTH?! Did not expect to see that.