Nelly was arrested for rape early Saturday morning.
Police sources told TMZ that a woman claims she was raped on Nelly’s tour bus in Washington, where he performed last night. According to his tour schedule, Nelly is set to perform in Ridgefield, Washington on Saturday, October 7.
According to TMZ sources, the rape occurred early on Saturday morning at 3:45 AM. Nelly was booked on second degree rape charges by Saturday morning around 7 AM, and it appears as though the rapper is now in custody.
Journalist Brandi Kruse has obtained documents that prove Nelly, real name Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. was arrested at 6:39 AM by the Auburn Police Department.
Per Auburn PD, Nelly, real name Cornell Haynes, Jr., met a woman in Seattle after show and brought her back to tour bus. #Q13FOX (1/2)— Brandi Kruse (@BrandiKruse) October 7, 2017
The woman claims Haynes (Nelly) sexually assaulted her on the tour bus. Auburn PD felt there was probable cause to arrest him. #Q13FOX— Brandi Kruse (@BrandiKruse) October 7, 2017
Q103 Fox Seattle anchor Alexandra Lewis reports that the rape occurred on the rapper's tour bus while it was parked outside a Walmart.
BREAKING: Auburn Police say Nelly's tour bus was parked outside a Walmart. The woman claims to have been raped by the rapper inside. #Q13FOX— Alexandra Lewis (@AlexLewisTV) October 7, 2017
An attorney working for Nelly, Scott Rosenblum, has released a statement calling the allegations "completely fabricated," "devoid of credibility," and "motivated by greed and vindictiveness."
Nelly arrested after woman alleged he raped her on tour bus.— Stephanie Wash (@WashNews) October 7, 2017
His lawyer calls it a false allegation motivated by greed & vindictiveness. pic.twitter.com/7iqStjmGdd