Eek- A-Mouse Framed In North Carolina
Dancehall Reggae pioneer, Eek-a-mouse A.K.A Ripton Hylton has been released on a reduced bail of 17,000 dollars, after being accused of rape and drug possession in Dare County, North Carolina.
Reports out of Kill Devil Hills, where Eek-a-mouse performed last Friday, is that the Artist was targeted by the small town police after allegations of raping a white female surfaced early the following Saturday.
The female in question had been seen in the presence of the reggae star moments before his Friday night performance and was in his room when the raid was conducted on Saturday night.
Kill Devil Hills police conducted a raid on Saturday night after obtaining a search warrant, once the “rape” allegations surfaced. They raided the Reggae star’s room and discovered a small amount of cocaine in the process, and Eek-a-mouse was immediately taken into custody , charged with drug possesion, kidnapping, rape and held at the Dare County Detention Center on Sunday, before obtaining legal counsel on Monday.
Initial bail was set for 50,000 dollars secured, but was reduced once it was discovered by counsel that the female in question, was also an informant for the police.
Eek-a-mouse who has been known for his propensity to party, and passionate respect for women will continue his scheduled US tour in Arizona this weekend.
US Correspondent - F20
The Reggae News Agency
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