[JPL] Willie Nelson cited for pot, mushrooms
onemansjazz at shaw.ca
Mon Sep 18 17:52:19 EDT 2006
At 03:40 PM 18/09/2006 -0400, you wrote:
>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
Therapeutic use no doubt!!! Poor Willie, he just seems to have
these clouds that seem to follow him around. (ahem!)
And you know the old joke: the cop says I'll have to give you a citation,
and the offender says well I suppose a Chevy Citation is better than no car
at all. (rimshot)
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