Why Was Tevin Campbell Arrested?

Why Was Tevin Campbell Arrested?

Tevin Campbell was arrested in 1999 for soliciting lewd acts from an undercover police officer. After pleading "no contest," Campbell was convicted of a misdemeanor and ordered to pay a fine and attend classes.

On July 8, 1999, Tevin Campbell was arrested during a police sting in Los Angeles, California. Campbell had solicited a male undercover police officer to perform a sex act. In addition to paying a fine, he was ordered to participate in an AIDS awareness class and attend Narcotics Anonymous meetings as part of his sentence. In a later interview, Campbell said he that had been doing drugs and drinking prior to the incident, and that he had struggled with substance-abuse addictions for many years. In the same interview, he stated that he had several run-ins with the law during this period.

Tevin Campbell was born in Texas in 1976. He quickly rose to fame after being featured on a Quincy Jones single when he was just 11 years old. His debut album, "T.E.V.I.N." featured two songs that reached the number one position on the R&B charts. His second album, "I'm Ready" reached double-platinum status. Campbell made two more albums, which were not as successful. As of 2015, he is a five-time Grammy nominee.