Rapper Nelly Arrested on Drug Charges in Tennessee

The rapper known as Nelly was arrested on drug charges in Tennessee Saturday, after highway patrol troopers said they found drugs and handguns in the bus he was riding in. The trooper said he smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and the bus was searched, the department said. Troopers found five crystalline rocks that tested positive for methamphetamine, a small amount of marijuana and three handguns, the department said. Nelly, 40, is charged with felony possession of drugs and lesser charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, authorities said. Nelly and Jones were booked and taken to the Putnam County Jail, and both men posted $10,000 bail and were released at 5:45 p.m. local time, jail officials said.

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