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Rapper Nelly is being charged with felony drug possession, after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday.

According to the Associated Press,

Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a news release that Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was pulled over about 9:20 a.m. because the bus he was riding in failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.

According to the release troopers smelled marijuana when they reached the bus

Authorities then searched the bus and found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana. Authorities say handguns were also found on the bus.

Nelly is now facing charges, including felony drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. The rapper was released on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 19th.

We will keep you updated with any new information that surfaces.

SOURCE: Associated Press | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

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