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Why Willie Nelson Should Move To LA

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The bitchin' and braided Willie Nelson, was arrested on the road. Again. The legendary country singer was busted for marijuana possession in Texas when his tour bus was stopped at a checkpoint in Sierra Blanca. U.S. Border Patrol spokeman says an officer smelled pot when a door was opened, reports ABC Local. A search turned up 6 ounces of marijuana. Nelson was taken to jail and released on $2,500 bail.