Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Country legend Willie Nelson's daughter has been charged with marijuana possession.

Singer Paula Nelson, 44, was arrested on Sunday (20Apr14) after officers conducting a routine traffic stop in Menard, Texas allegedly found drugs in her car.

She was charged with the possession of less than two ounces of marijuana and released on bail.

She faces up to 180 days in prison and a $2,000 (?1.250) if convicted.

Her father is a notorious weed smoker and has been arrested for possessing pot on several occasions, most recently in 2010 during a border patrol stop in Sierra Blanca, Texas.

Paula is Nelson's daughter with his third wife Connie Koepke.