Lawyer: Nelly will be cleared of drug charges


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 

A Tennessee State Trooper pulled over the Prevost Motor Coach Bus that Nelly was in, on Interstate 40, for a failure to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker on the bus.

Rapper Nelly, who also serves as a minority owner for the Charlotte Hornets, was arrested on felony drug charges on Saturday in Tennessee. According to arrest records obtained by WSMV in Nashville, the hip-hop star was taken into custody when police 

The "Country Grammar" emcee's lawyer told Us in a statement: "Nelly was one of several individuals that was on a tour bus that was stopped and searched while traveling through Tennessee. In fact, there had been 15-20 people that had access to the bus