[JPL] Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms
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Mon Sep 18 15:40:12 EDT 2006
Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (AP) -- Willie Nelson and four others were issued
misdemeanor citations for possession of narcotic mushrooms and marijuana
after a traffic stop Monday morning on a Louisiana highway, state police said.
The citations were issued after a commercial vehicle inspection of the
country music star's tour bus, state police said in a news release.
"When the door was opened and the trooper began to speak to the driver, he
smelled the strong odor of marijuana," the news release said.
A search of the bus produced 11/2 pounds of marijuana and 0.2 pounds of
narcotic mushrooms, according to state police.
A call to Nelson's publicist wasn't immediately returned.
Also cited were Tony Sizemore, 59, of St. Cloud, Florida; Bobbie Nelson,
75, of Briarcliff, Texas; Gates Moore, 54, of Austin, Texas; and David
Anderson, 50, of Dallas, Texas.
Each was released after being issued a citation.
Nelson, 73, has recorded songs including "On the Road Again" and "City of
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