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Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson

Background information
Birth name Willie Hugh Nelson
Born April 30, 1933
Origin Abbott, Texas, U.S.
Genre(s) Country
Country Rock
Outlaw country
Alternative Country
Years active 1956—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Island Records
Columbia Records
Atlantic Records
Lost Highway Records
Associated acts Waylon Jennings
The Highwaymen
Johnny Cash
Kris Kristofferson
Roger Miller
Ray Price
Snoop Dogg
Merle Haggard
Kurt Nilsen
Faron Young
Emmylou Harris
Dolly Parton
Juice Newton
Toby Keith
Sheryl Crow
Norah Jones
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Willie Nelson Arrested For Drugs Possession

November 27, 2010
Willie Nelson Arrested For Drugs PossessionWillie Nelson has been arrested on charges of drugs possession after police found 6 ounces of marijuana on his tour bus.

The bus was pulled over at a checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas on Friday morning (November 26).

US Border Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks told the Associated Press they searched the bus after an office opened a door and smelt the drug.

Nelson was one of three people arrested and was briefly held before being released on a $2,500 bond.

A spokesperson for the American country singer declined to comment on his arrest.

Nelson is currently on tour in the US and is due to perform at Winstar Casino in Thackerville, OK tonight (November 27).

(by Jason Gregory)

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