Petty was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals after surrendering himself to federal authorities on Wednesday for failing to register as a sex offender in the state of California after relocating from New York, Fox News can verify.
Per TMZ, Petty’s authorized issues began in November after being pulled over by the Beverly Hills Police Department throughout a site visitors cease. At the time, authorities decided Petty was a registered sex offender in New York state however he had not registered in California, the outlet reported.
Records from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department obtained by Fox News point out that Petty was arrested in November of 2019 by the Beverly Hills Police Department however don’t state the fees introduced towards him. He was launched on a $20,000 bond.
On Wednesday, the 41-year-old made his preliminary court docket look at 2 p.m., which included his bond listening to and arraignment, the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Petty pleaded not responsible, in accordance to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has since been launched on a $100,000 bond.
“He is required to submit to electronic monitoring and his travel was restricted to Southern California,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Per TMZ, he’s additionally reportedly required to adhere to a curfew, give up his passport and is restricted from utilizing medicine together with marijuana from authorized dispensaries in Los Angeles.
Petty could have a standing convention on March 23 to decide the following steps in the trial, which is able to happen on April 28.
Petty was convicted in 1995 for the tried first-degree rape of a 16-year-old woman, following a 1994 incident when he was 16.