Early Saturday morning state troopers arrested rapper Nelly on a number of drug charges. The arrest took place in Tennessee. According to reports, the rapper was traveling with a group of people on a coach bus when it was stopped for failing to display a Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.
Authorities stated that they could immediately detect the smell of marijuana which allowed them to justify search of the vehicle. Their such turned up a variety of drug related paraphernalia. The list of items found include marijuana, rocks that tested positive for methamphetamine and a large amount of ziploc bags. The authorities also found a range of handguns in the vehicle.
Nelly’s attorney says the rapper was in no way associated with the items that were found in the vehicle.