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Nelly 'Shocked' By Drug, Gun Discovery On Tour Bus

Rapper was unaware that a member of staff had stashed the items...

Nelly has revealed his shock after police in Texas found a gun, heroin and marijuana on his tour bus yesterday (11th October).

According to TMZ, the Just A Dream rapper was detained by border officials at a checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, where they discovered drugs and the loaded firearm stashed on the vehicle.

Cops are said to have discovered 36 small baggies of heroin (0.64 ounces in total) and over ten pounds of marijuana inside a large duffel bag. The loaded .45 calibre pistol was also apparently found on board.

Seven people on the bus were detained by police, with Nelly and five others later released without charge.

Brian Keith Jones is thought to have admitted that the gun and drugs were his and has subsequently been placed under arrest.

Sources close to the Dilemma hitmaker have since claimed that as well as heroin and marijuana, ecstasy was also found on the bus. 

Shortly after the incident, Nelly told TMZ: "It is my understanding [that] a member of my staff made an unfortunate decision to bring unlawful materials onto our tour bus that resulted in his arrest this morning.

"Neither I nor anyone else on the tour bus was aware of his decision to bring these on board. Law enforcement officials did not press charges against anyone other than that individual."