By Steve Bloom
Marc Baptiste; Rebecca Smeyne; David McClisterIf you ever happen to be driving through Sierra Blanca -- the dusty West Texas town (population: 553) just 30 miles from the Mexican border -- leave your drugs at home.
Since 2010, a slew of entertainers, including Willie Nelson,Snoop Dogg, Fiona Apple and actor Armie Hammer (The Social Network), have all been busted at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint there, most often for marijuana. Last Wednesday, rapper Nelly's tour bus was stopped and searched, turning up 10 pounds of pot, 36 small bags of heroin and a gun on board. His bodyguard Brian Keith Jones took the rap, but has since pleaded not guilty.Read More »from Welcome to Sierra Blanca, Texas — The Black Hole of Tour Bus Drug Busts