Petty turned himself in to U.S. Marshals Wednesday after being indicted for failing to register as a sex offender, TMZ reported.
The 41-year-old initially faced legal trouble after being pulled over by the Beverly Hills Police Department on Nov. 15, when the department determined he was registered as a sex offender in New York — but not in California, where he now resides, TMZ reported. He was reportedly arrested and charged by the Los Angeles County District Attorney at the time and released on a $20,000 bond.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney referred PEOPLE to the U.S. Attorney’s office, which did not immediately return PEOPLE’s request for comment. A rep for Minaj also did not immediately respond.
Petty is required to register as a sex offender for life after he was convicted for the first-degree attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl in 1995. He was sentenced to 18 to 54 months but spent four years in prison. Petty is a level two registered offender in New York, which means he’s considered a “moderate risk of repeat offense.”