[JPL] Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms

Bob Stockton drbob at modernjazzclassics.com
Mon Sep 18 15:43:16 EDT 2006


I can see the bus door opening and a cloud of smoke rolling out.
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> Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms
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> 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.
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> Each was released after being issued a citation.
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> Nelson, 73, has recorded songs including "On the Road Again" and "City of 
> New Orleans."
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