Big Sean Accepts Plea Deal in Sexual Assault Case

The Year in Arrests: 2011

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.

Big Sean is safe from his legal troubles stemming from an alleged sexual assault. Big Sean, birth name Sean Anderson, accepted a plea deal for a misdemeanor count of unlawful imprisonment, which only carries a $750 fine. The third degree sex abuse and forcible touching charges were dropped.

"I am please to announce that after further investigation the Niagra County District Attorney's Office decided not to pursue any of the sexual misconduct allegations against Mr. Anderson," Big Sean's lawyer Scott Leemon states to

"As a result in order to get this entire ordeal behind him Mr. Anderson agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful imprisonment with a $750 fine," Leemon continues. "Mr. Anderson regrets any misunderstandings that occurred that day and reiterates he did not engage in any type of sexual misconduct."

Big Sean Appears In Court For Sexual Assault

The 23-year-old rapper first got in trouble in August 2011, during a concert in Buffalo after a 17-year-old girl claimed Big Sean and Willie Antonio "Sayitainttone" Hansbro had sexually assaulted her. Hansbro also accepted the same plea deal.