Reggae Artist Eek-A-Mouse Deported To The US, Faces Prison Time

1980s Reggae star Eek-A-Mouse has been deported to the United States from Paraguay.

According to reports, Mouse flee the US in 2010 before going on trial for rape and drug trafficking.

US Marshals captured the reggae star with the help of authorities in the South American country in November of last year. He was in that country illegally.

Eek-A-Mouse, who proclaim his innocence, says he missed his court date in North Carolina due to a flight cancellation in Europe as a result of volcanic ash from the Iceland volcano crisis.

Eek-A-Mouse is currently behind bars in North Carolina awaiting his court hearing. If found guilty he could face up to 20 years in prison.