How Fiona Apple was caught carrying hashish in West Texas (+video)
Fiona Apple was caught by the same West Texas drug checkpoints that snared country singer Willie Nelson, rapper Snoop Dogg, and actor Armand "Armie" Hammer. Fiona Apple was released on bail Thursday.
El Paso, Texas
Singer-songwriter Fiona Apple was arrested for hashish possession at a West Texas Border Patrol checkpoint after a drug-sniffing dog detected marijuana in her tour bus.
Hudspeth County sheriff's office spokesman Rusty Fleming told the Associated Press on Thursday that Apple spent Wednesday night in the county jail in Sierra Blanca. Apple was released Thursday after posting bail.
Hammer was arrested on Nov. 20, 2011. The 25-year-old, who starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in "J. Edgar," spent about a day in jail before paying a $1,000 bond. El Paso's district attorney declined to prosecute because a felony requires more than 4 ounces of actual marijuana, reported The Dallas Morning News.