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Willie Nelson Facing Possible Two-Year Sentence for Pot

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Willie Nelson

UPDATE: Nelson's charge has been dropped to a misdemeanor.

If Willie Nelson’s luck runs out, it could be a while before he’s back on the road again.

The country legend, who has had several run-ins with the law, was arrested last Friday for another drug-related offense. This time, Nelson was detained in Sierra Blanca, Texas for possessing six ounces of marijuana.

The substance was discovered at a security checkpoint after U.S. Border Patrol agents smelled the substance coming from the singer’s tour bus.

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Lil Wayne Faces One Year in Jail

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Who knew ‘s Behind the Music special would become so dated…so quickly?

A fourth child isn’t the only thing the rapper is facing in the months to come. Come February, the 27-year-old may be sentenced to up to one year in jail.

Earlier today, the Grammy award winner pleaded guilty to an attempted weapons possession charge. The plea bargain - which reversed an earlier “not guilty” declaration - spared Lil Wayne (a.k.a. Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) from what could have been 3.5 years following a jury trial.

Thursday’s legal matter stemmed from a July 2007 police search of his tour bus. DNA tests conducted later linked Carter to a .40-caliber gun found on board. Unfortunately, today’s agreement with prosecutors won’t put an end to Dwayne’s troubles. He still faces drug and weapons possession charges from a January 2008 incident in Arizona.

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