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Nelly's lawyer 'extremely confident' drug charges will be cleared

Nelly's lawyer 'extremely confident' drug charges will be cleared

A lawyer for rapper Nelly is confident the performer will be cleared of charges after being arrested on felony drug charges over the weekend. Nelly, real name Cornell Haynes, was taken into custody on Saturday morning after being stopped on Interstate 40 in Putnam County, a representative for the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed to The Times. The 40-year-old rapper was charged with felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after troopers, who had pulled over his tour bus for not displaying the proper registration stickers, smelled marijuana and entered the vehicle on probable cause. In the bus's sleeper...

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