Nelly was detained last night in Texas while police officers searched his tour bus and found heroin in addition to a loaded gun and massive amounts of weed according to law enforcement sources. More after the jump.
Law enforcement sources tell NYC, Nelly’s bus was stopped at a border patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca and a police canine detected the presence of drugs.
TMZ reports that cops pulled the bus over and after performing a search, they found 36 small baggies of heroin (totaling .64 ounces) and over TEN POUNDS of marijuana inside a large green duffel bag (an amount roughly the size of a large bed pillow).
Cops also say they found a loaded .45 caliber pistol. There were seven people riding on Nelly’s bus at the time, including the rapper and they were all detained during the search. According to law enforcement sources, one of the passengers a guy named Brian Keith Jones admitted the drugs and the gun were his. He was subsequently placed under arrest. Nelly and the remaining five were let go.