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Singer Fiona Apple Arrested For Hashish In Texas

Posted on  September 20, 2012 by  News Admin

  Pop singer Fiona Apple was arrested at a Texas border stop on Wednesday for hashish possession, according to multiple media sources. Agents arrested Apple in Sierra Blanca, Texas, after they claimed they found hash and marijuana during a search of her tour bus. Apple, a marijuana advocate, was aboard her tour bus when the Border Patrol inspected the vehicle with a drug-sniffing dog, reports TMZ. The mutt found the hash and pot, and Apple was thrown in Hudspeth County Jail, report Rebecca Macatee and Sharareh Drury at E Online. The 35-year-old pop star kept her eyes closed and a serious expression on her face for her mug shot. She is seen wearing a black-and-white jail jumpsuit, according to Rusy Fleming, a spokesman for the Hudspeth County Sheriff's office. "Fiona Apple Maggart freely admitted that the controlled substances belonged to her," Fleming claimed. After spending a night behind bars, Apple was released early Thursday on a $10,000 bond, Fleming said. The marijuana possession charge will likely be a misdemeanor, according to Fleming, but the hashish possession is a more serious felony in Texas. Apple's publicist had no immediate comment, but her scheduled Thursday night concert in Austin was indefinitely postponed due to her arrest. The singer-songwriter, who has received critical accolades, is currently on the road touring behind her new album, The Idler Wheel..., her first release since 2005's Extraordinary Machine. In a lengthy interview with The New Yorker earlier this summer, Apple spoke of drinking "marijuana-laced lemonade" and smoking pot with writer Dan Lee,...