NASHVILLE (AP) — Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday.
Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a news release that Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was pulled over about 9:20 a.m. because the bus he was riding in failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.READ MORE: Andrew Marnell Of Beverly Grove Pleads Guilty To Taking Out $9 Million In COVID Relief Loans For Gambling Trips To Vegas, Luxury Purchases
According to the release troopers smelled marijuana when they reached the bus.
When troopers searched the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.READ MORE: Chey Smart Of Costa Mesa Arrested After Drone Carrying Drugs Lands At Theo Lacy Jail In Orange
Troopers also say they found numerous handguns.
The St. Louis native is facing charges including felony possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nelly, 40, was released from Putnam County Jail on a $10,000 bond. His next court date is June 19.MORE NEWS: California Recall Could Boost Newsom's Clout For 2022
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