Tess Taylor Arrested on Felony Drug Charge

1/22/2012 11:00 AM PST

Tess Taylor -- model, former reality star, and sister to Burglar Buncher Alexis Neiers -- was arrested earlier this month for felony drug possession ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Taylor was busted on January 9 for felony possession of a controlled substance. She was held on $10,000 bail and released two days later.

Taylor checked into rehab last year for an addiction to opiates. Despite originally planning to stay in treatment for a year, she left the Malibu rehab center after just one month

Calls to Taylor were not returned.