Nelson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

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November 26, 2010 | 6:50pm EST

Country legend Willie Nelson was arrested in Texas on Friday morning on suspicion of drug possession.
The singer’s tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint at around 9am (local time) and a subsequent search of the vehicle reportedly turned up six ounces (170 grams) of marijuana.

The 77 year old was booked in Hudspeth County Jail and posted $2,500 bail, according to

Nelson had been on his way from California to Austin when he was busted.