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R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago by Homeland Security agents, NYPD detectives and the Chicago police. Kelly was picked up 7 a.m. central time while he was walking his dog according to sources.
Jul 12, 2019 – 9:46 AM EDT

R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago by Homeland Security agents, NYPD detectives and the Chicago police. Kelly was picked up 7 a.m. central time while he was walking his dog according to sources.

The 52-year-old R&B singer is looking at a 13-count federal grand jury indictment that includes charges for child pornography and obstruction of justice according to

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Kelly is being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago.

Back on May 30, 2019, 11 more sex-related counts including one of the women that was underage with a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison.

Darrell Johnson, a publicist for Kelly plans to deliver a statement about the arrest at a news conference Friday morning in Atlanta.

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