Well, there you have it folks, Brian Keith Jones, the man who Texas cops arrested for allegedly packing Nelly's tour bus to the gills with heroin and weed.
See also: -The Mug Shots of Hudspeth County: Nelly's Bodyguard, Fiona Apple, Willie Nelson -Nelly's Tour Bus Busted with Heroin, Weed, Loaded Gun [UPDATE] -Nelly: No Idea Tour Bus Was Full of Drugs and "Mad As Hell" [UPDATE]
Jones, thought to be the rapper's bodyguard of more than ten years, took the fall for the massive bust at a Texas border checkpoint and spent the last couple nights in the clink.
According to Hudspeth County Sheriff spokesperson Gary Fleming, Jones has not yet been arraigned and so there is no bond set at this time.
Although Nelly's camp has been pretty quiet about this incident, tweets from the rapper's Twitter seem to indicate that Jones is a long-time employee that the rapper considered a friend.
"2have some1 who works 4u n who u call a friend 4 ova 10years jeopardize ur life WTF?" reads one such missive.
Two quick reactions to this mug -- one, that outfit look familiar to anyone else? And two, holy mother of god, that is a big dude.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.