Willie Nelson Charged with Pot Possession

Shocking Headline Of The Day: "Willie Nelson charged with pot possession in Texas."

Shocking Headline Of The Day: “Willie Nelson charged with pot possession in Texas.”

A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas.

Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the bus pulled into the Sierra Blanca, Texas, checkpoint about 9 a.m. Friday. Brooks says an officer smelled pot when a door was opened and a search turned up marijuana.

Considering that the man lives in Texas, any law charging Willie Nelson with pot possession in the Lone Star state amounts to a bill of attainder.

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Comments

  1. Doing a drug search on Willie Nelon’s tour bus would probably qualify as the easiest pot bust ever

  2. anjin-san says:

    Thank God Texas is keep us safe by guarding the border against this threat.

  3. sam says:

    “Considering that the man lives in Texas, any law charging Willie Nelson with pot possession in the Lone Star state amounts to a bill of attainder.”
     
    Ha!