Willie Nelson Picked Up for Pot Possession

Singer was arrested in Texas and held briefly before being release on bond

Last Updated: November 27, 2010 @ 12:36 PM

A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas.

Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the bus pulled into the Sierra Blanca, Texas, checkpoint about 9 a.m. Friday. Brooks says an officer smelled pot when a door was opened and a search turned up marijuana.

The singer was held briefly before being released on a $2,500 bond.

Read more at the Associated Press.

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