Nelly Arrested for Rape Nelly has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us, a woman claims she was raped on the rapper's tour bus in Washington, where he's been performing. Nelly is on a tour with Florida Georgia Line and they are set to perform Saturday night in Ridgefield, Washington. We're told the alleged rape occurred Saturday morning at around 3:45 AM. We're told she specifically said Nelly is the one who raped her. Nelly was booked on second degree rape charges Saturday morning at around 7 AM. It appears he was in custody at the time of this post. We reached out to Nelly's rep ... so far no word back.