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Willie Nelson Arrested for Marijuana Possession

posted 04:15 AM EST, Sat November 27, 2010
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Border Patrol officers arrested the country music legend on possession charges, after he was found with 6 ounces of marijuana on his tour bus.

On the road again Willie Nelson may be in trouble again after border patrol agents found 6 ounces of marijuana on his tour bus Friday morning.

At a border patrol check point in Sierra Blanca Texas, an agent smelled marijuana wafting from Nelson’s tour bus, and when he entered to investigate, the agent found approximately 6 ounces of marijuana.

Sierra Blanca Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene and arrested the 77 year old singer, and 3 others, on marijuana possession charges. The singer is now free on $2500 bail after being held briefly.

Nelson, who makes no secret of his love for marijuana, has been arrested on possession charges in the past.

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