Nicki Minaj's New Sex Offender Boyfriend Arrested Again Just 3 Months Ago

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Source: INSTAGRAM, NYCPD Sex Offender Unit

Jan. 4 2019, Updated 9:52 a.m. ET

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Nicki Minaj's new sex offender boyfriend was arrested again just three months ago for driving with a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign, has exclusively learned.

Kenneth Petty, 40, had been driving in Nassau County, New York, on September 13, 2018, around 1:30 p.m. when he was pulled over by cops.

According to court records obtained by Radar, he was slapped with three charges — two infractions and one misdemeanor for "operating an unlicensed vehicle," "failure to stop at a stop sign," and "operating a vehicle while license is suspended or revoked."

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Petty appeared at the Nassau County First District Court on October 25, 2018, for an arraignment hearing.

His next date on the case is scheduled for January 8.

As Radar previously reported, Petty was arrested in 1995 when he was 16 years old for attempted first-degree rape of a 16-year-old girl and is now a registered sex offender in the state of New York

According to official records, Petty used a "knife/cutting instrument" during the attempted rape. He was sentenced to spend between 18-54 months in prison.

Following the attempted rape charges, Petty — who works in the music industry — spent an additional seven years behind bars for killing a man. The Blast reported that on April 27, 2002, at 12:30 a.m., Petty shot Lamont Robinson in Queens multiple times with a handgun. Petty was charged with second-degree murder, but he accepted a plea for manslaughter in March 2006. He was released from prison in May 2013 and recently completed five years of supervised release.

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