Nelly's Tour Bus Raided by Texas Cops: 36 Bags of Heroin, 10 Pounds of Weed, Loaded Gun

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It's gettin' "Hot in Herre."

Last night, as reported by Crossfade's sister blog with the Riverfront Times, Nelly tour bus was raided by cops in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

The rapper/actor/non-profit philanthropist's ride was stopped at a border patrol checkpoint. A police dog detected the presence of narcotics. And, uh, they seized some stuff.

Like 36 bags of heroin, ten pounds of weed, and a loaded .45-caliber pistol.

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The story, according to the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office:

"On October 10, 2012 at approximately 8 pm., a 2007 Black Prevost Tour Bus that records later would reveal ... belonged to Cornell Iral Haynes, a.k.a Nelly ... [was stopped and searched while] ... traveling eastbound on I-10.

"Upon entering the bus the canine alerted to a cardboard box. A further search produced a small plastic container containing marijuana, and (36) very small Ziploc bags containing Heroin and a loaded .45 cal pistol.

"At that time all seven occupants of the vehicle were detained and read their Miranda Warning Rights. Upon further inspection of the canine alerted to an outside lower compartment of the vehicle ... [and] ... agents found a large green-duffle bag containing (9) vacuum sealed bags containing marijuana. (Total weight of the marijuana seized was 10.4 lbs and weight of the Heroin was a total of .64 ounces)

"At that time Brian Keith Jones freely admitted that the controlled substances along with the weapon belonged to him and he was placed under arrest by U.S. Border Patrol agents and detained. The vehicle and all subjects except for Jones were released from the checkpoint and allowed to travel with no further incident."

So yeah, Cornell Iral Haynes ain't in the clink. But damn, that's a "Dilemma."

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9 comments
Sablesma
Sablesma

@ericbees @thee_zebulon it's all Brian Kieth Jones! I believe him and its all for personal use i'm sure and the .45 is for...hunting.

Sablesma
Sablesma

@ericbees @thee_zebulon lol ya, the pic from this story on TMZ is the one i put up on fbook. but look, cornell is way innocent here...

Mitchell Wiggs
Mitchell Wiggs

I'm all for a party, but I draw the line at syringes

ericbees
ericbees

@Sablesma @thee_zebulon "The rapper/actor/non-profit philanthropist"

thee_zebulon
thee_zebulon

@ericbees @sablesma /America's Greatest Poet

Sablesma
Sablesma

@ericbees @thee_zebulon ya, v concerning. he should get a new one to help forget this misfortune that Brian Kieth Jones has brought on him.

ericbees
ericbees

@Sablesma @thee_zebulon maybe most surprising is that his tour bus is only a 2k7 better step his bus game up

Sablesma
Sablesma

@thee_zebulon @ericbees pretty weird they left off poet. needs a correction. BTW, his non-profit is called 4SHO4KIDS. Its for kids. For sho.

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