Lynette Holloway
Nelly at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia Jan. 11, 2015

Nelly, the rapper and reality-TV star, was arrested Saturday on felony drug charges after Tennessee Highway Patrol officers allegedly recovered drugs from his tour bus in Nashville, according to USA Today.

Nelly, 40, was released from Putnam County Jail on a $10,000 bond, writes the news outlet.


The rapper, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was arrested about 9:20 a.m. after officers pulled over his tour bus for failing to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker, the report says.

The arrest came after troopers searched the bus and allegedly found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, the report says. Troopers also allegedly recovered numerous handguns.


He is due back in court in June.

Read more at USA Today.

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