The tour bus of University City's own Nelly has been raided, according to TMZ.com. Texas police officers found 36 bags of heroin and ten pounds of marijuana. They also found a loaded .45 gun.
According to the report, the bus was traveling eastbound on I-10 at 8 p.m. Wednesday when it approached the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint located in Sierra Blanca, TX.
During a routine check of of U.S. citizenship a police dog indicated the presence of concealed drugs near the bus door. The bus was asked to pull over for further inspection. The dog found a cardboard box containing a plastic box with a total of ten pounds of marijuana and .64 ounces of heroin inside.
The seven people on board, including Nelly, were detained during the search. One of the passengers, Brian Keith Jones, claimed the drugs belonged to him. He was placed under arrest.
Nelly and the other passengers were released.
Nelly last performed in St. Louis in July at Celebrate St. Louis.