Kenneth Petty, the husband of Nicki Minaj, has been sentenced to a few years of probation and one yr of house detention on Wednesday (July 6) for failing to register as a intercourse offender, in accordance with the U.S. Legal professional’s Workplace and CBS Los Angeles. He was additionally ordered to pay a $55,000 wonderful by a Los Angeles decide. In September, Petty pleaded responsible to failing to register as a intercourse offender in California as a part of a plea settlement.
In response to the unique federal indictment, Petty moved to California in July 2019. He was required to register as a intercourse offender inside 5 working days of shifting to the state, however in accordance with the indictment, he didn’t. Tips from New York State’s Intercourse Offender Registry point out that an offender should notify the Division of Felony Justice Providers inside 10 days of any change of handle.
Petty was convicted of first-degree tried rape in New York in 1995 when he was 16 years outdated; he served time in jail for the offense. Petty and Nicki Minaj have been sued final yr by the girl who mentioned Petty tried to assault her in 1995. Minaj was subsequently dropped from the lawsuit.
Petty and Minaj moved to California in 2019 after getting married. The couple have a 2-year-old son collectively.