[JPL] Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms

jturton at comcast.net jturton at comcast.net
Mon Sep 18 16:06:03 EDT 2006


wow seems like it's been a while since I last heard of anyone being busted for shrooms. Willie's just a groovy guy, still livin the lifestyle

Jeff Turton
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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. 
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> The citations were issued after a commercial vehicle inspection of the 
> country music star's tour bus, state police said in a news release. 
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> "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. 
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> A search of the bus produced 11/2 pounds of marijuana and 0.2 pounds of 
> narcotic mushrooms, according to state police. 
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> A call to Nelson's publicist wasn't immediately returned. 
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> 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 
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