Big Sean Appears in Court for Sexual Assault

Aug. 4 - Big Sean was arrested on sexual abuse charges after a 17-year-old girl claimed that the rapper acted inappropriately after a concert in Buffalo, N.Y. The rapper later accepted a plea deal for a misdemeanor count of unlawful imprisonment.

Sean "Big Sean" Anderson and Willie "Sayitainttone" Hansbro returned to Lewiston, NY on Tuesday (Sept. 6) to appear in court on charges he sexually abused a 17-year-old female fan.

Update: Big Sean 'Denies' Charges, Says Lawyer

The 23 year olds were charged on August 4 with "third-degree sexual abuse, forcible touching and second-degree unlawful imprisonment," according to

Deputy District Attorney Holly E. Sloma asked Judge Hugh C. Gee Sr. to impose a gag order on the case, "due to its sensitive nature and age of the victim."

Sloma continued to say that a grand jury has been scheduled and would automatically move the felony case to Niagra County Court if Sean and Hansbro are indicted.

Judge Gee said he would allow for the District Attorney's Office to file a request for a gag order. Both are due to appear in court on October 11th in Lewiston.