Just the other day Charlamagne Tha God made headlines for all the wrong reasons when his sexual assault case from 2001 resurfaced. The accuser was reportedly looking for “closure” even though Charlamagne was let off due to no sufficient evidence and a DNA test proving that he did not come in contact with the girl.
Charlamagne, born Lenard Larry McKelvey, rallied up the best team to clear his name and according to Billboard, the case will not be reopened. “The plea was negotiated because the alleged victim in the matter did not cooperate with the prosecutor,” South Carolina Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett A. Wilson said in a statement.
“The prosecutor made this agreement because of the victim’s absence and the lack evidence available at the time. While the tools and technology of justice have evolved, in cases involving personal violence, the State must have the witness to prosecute. Too often, the key witness will not come forward in support of criminal prosecution. Trying a tough case is no problem; trying an impossible case is not ethical.”
Charlamagne did plead guilty to contributing to the delinquency of minors since underage kids were drinking alcohol at a party he threw. He was sentenced to three years of probation.