(AllHipHop News) St. Louis bred rapper Nelly, founder of the St. Lunatics, was detained for several hours for alleged possession of heroin, marijuana, and .45 caliber pistol in Texas according to TMZ.
The rapper famed for songs like, “E.I.,” “Hot in Here,” and others was stopped on his bus at a border patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas.
While performing a search at border patrol, authorities found 36 small baggies of heroin (totaling .64 ounces) and over 10 pounds of marijuana inside a large green duffel bag.
According to sources, a man named Brian Keith Jones admitted to owning the drugs and gun, and was subsequently arrested and taken into custody.
Nelly and his entourage on the bus were later released.
AllHipHop.com has yet to get a comment from Nelly regarding the situation. More news as details emerge.