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Heroin found on Nelly's tour bus

Rapper Nelly, real name Cornell Iral Haynes, was detained yesterday in Texas after police found heroin, over 10 pounds of marijuana and a loaded .45 cal pistol on his tour bus, TMZ first reported and EW has confirmed.

Nelly’s bus was stopped at a border patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, TX. Sierra Blanca is the same place where Fiona Apple, amongst others, was recently arrested for drugs.

One of the passengers, a man named Brian Keith Jones, admitted the drugs and a gun were his, a police spokesperson told EW. Jones was then placed under arrest and all other passengers were free to continue on.

An email to Nelly’s rep was not returned.

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Originally posted October 11 2012 — 5:43 PM EDT

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