Bret Michaels cited for marijuana on tour bus

Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:21pm EDT
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NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bret Michaels ran into trouble with the law Wednesday night in DeKalb County, Ind., when police found marijuana and other drugs on the rocker's two tour buses.

According to the Fort-Wayne News-Sentinel, the Poison frontman and his crew were pulled over for a "lighting violation" by a DeKalb County Sheriff's deputy on Interstate 69. Police dogs searched the tour buses and turned up marijuana as well as an unidentified controlled substance. Citations were handed out before the buses were allowed to proceed to their destination.

Michaels' representative said in a statement to, "Officers on the scene claimed there were no trailer tag lights. No arrests were made. Mr. Michaels allowed an open search of the buses and everything was handled in a professional manner."

The 47-year-old musician won the reality contest "Celebrity Apprentice" earlier this year after facing a number of health challenges, including a brain hemorrhage.