Houston legend Z-Ro was arrested in Harris County, Texas on Wednesday (July 26) after police received a report from his ex-girlfriend, rapper Just Brittany, accusing him of beating her, reports TMZ.

Law enforcement sources tell the celebrity gossip site that Brittany reported the incident to Harris County police on Monday and told them the alleged incident actually happened back in April. She apparently played audio of the incident to police, but gave no reason as to why she waited three months before reporting it to authorities.

TMZ says police wrote up a report when they were approached by Brittany and sent it to the Harris County District Attorney's Office, which decided the report was enough to arrest the rapper born Joseph Wayne McVey IV immediately. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, he's been charged with aggravated assault of a family member and is currently being held without bail. He's scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

The H-Town icon with nearly 20 years in the game just dropped his final album No Love Boulevardcapping off a busy year that saw him release two other LPs, Drankin' & Drivin' and Legendary.

XXL has reached out to reps for Z-Ro for comment.

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