Nelly arrested after agents seize drugs, gun off his tour bus

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 3:38pm

Ziplock bags of heroin, more than 10 lbs. of marijuana and a .45 calibur pistol were seized from Nelly's tour bus Wednesday evening, the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office said.

Cornell Iral Haynes, aka Nelly is the registered owner of the bus, and was onboard at the time it was stopped and inspected at the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol checkpoint.

Seven occupants of the vehicle were detained, one of whom confessed that the drugs and gun belonged to him. Brian Keith Jones was arrested by agents and the rest of the occupants were released.

Jones is currently awaiting a bond-hearing expected to take place later today or tomorrow.

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