Petty went back to prison in 2006 after a first-degree manslaughter conviction. Source: TMZ
Previously in 1995, Petty was convicted for the attempt of the first-degree rape of a 16-year-old girl. Hence, he is assessed as a Level 2 sex offender and faced a sentence to 18-54 months in state prison. New York State Department of Corrections records, confirmed that he served under four years while being released in January 1999.
Nicki's husband faced the problem since November after being pulled over by Beverly Hills Police Department during a traffic stop. The police found out about Petty's missing register in New York state. He was arrested in November 2019 by Beverly Police and released with a $20,000 bond.
Nicki and Kenneth moved to Los Angeles from New York. Source: Rap Up
On Wednesday, 04, 2020, Kenneth made his court appearance at 2 pm including his bond hearing and arraignment. As he pleaded not guilty, he's since been released free on a $100,000 bond.