Uncle Kracker arrested for sex crime
Uncle Kracker was arrested early on Friday morning accused of committing a sex crime.
According to Raleigh police, a 26-year-old female patron at the downtown hotspot Ess Lounge claimed that she had been sexually assaulted Uncle Kracker (born Matthew Shafer).
Uncle Kracker was then picked up at a nearby Embassy Suites Hotel and taken into custody at about 4:45 a.m. He was transported to Wake County Jail and booked on a charge of second-degree forcible sex.
Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said Kracker and the lady did not know each other. He didn't give any other comment.