Dating a sex offender
On an Instagram photo of herself and Petty, she responded to a commenter: “He was 15, she was 16…in a relationship. According to the complaint, Petty shot Robinson “with a loaded handgun multiple times” on April 27, 2002.He served 7 years for the crime and was released in May 2013.He served almost 4 years in New York state prison for the crime. Thank you boo.” Petty was also convicted of first-degree manslaughter.He is now classified as a level 2 sex offender, indicating that he has a “moderate risk of repeat offense.” Nicki herself admitted to her boyfriend’s crimes. A criminal complaint obtained by The Blast shows that Petty pled guilty to the shooting death of a man named Lamont Robinson.The next step for us was to visit the police station together to meet and speak to the team who oversee those on the Sex Offenders Register.
As he was explaining the circumstances, I was surprised to find my heart going out to him and I started to appreciate that a persons lifestyle and background can have a lot to do with why they break the law.
It wasn’t a particularly pleasant experience but it could have been a lot worse. Well this man is now my husband and I couldn’t imagine my life without him in it.
We’re both in our 40’s so having our own kid’s isn’t on the cards for us.
I don’t give up easily and in the following weeks, I bombarded him with questions and made him tell me the full details of his offences – I felt I needed to get a better understanding of why he’d done what he did and I needed to be sure that I could accept this man and his past.
It didn’t take me long to realise that I was already happier than I’d been in other relationships.
His first words were and, as he continued he revealed to me that he had some historical sexual offences for which he’d spent four years in prison. He continued to explain that in 2010 he’d received a further conviction for downloading and distributing indecent images.