Rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug possession costs yesterday (July 15) in Florida.
In response to stories within the US, Black, actual title Invoice Ok. Kapri, was initially pulled over for allegedly having window tinting “which seemed to be darker than the authorized restrict”, in line with a press release from the police.
Officers then discovered what they described as 31 oxycodone tablets and $74,960 (£63,230) in money throughout a search. Oxycodone is a prescription opioid which treats ache that may change into extremely addictive.
Black was later arrested on trafficking oxycodone of lower than 25 grams, in addition to possession of a managed substance and not using a prescription. On-line information revealed that he was taken to Broward County Jail in Florid the place he nonetheless stays with out bond.
Black’s lawyer Bradford Cohen tweeted: “By no means decide a case based mostly on an arrest. There are information and circumstances that give rise to a protection, particularly on this case. We’ll get him a bond immediately and transfer ahead with resolving the matter rapidly.”
By no means Choose a case based mostly on an arrest. There are all the time extra information and circumstances that give rise to a protection, particularly on this case. We’ll get him a bond immediately and transfer ahead with resolving the matter rapidly. #kodak #kodakblack
— Bradford Cohen (@bradfordcohen) July 16, 2022
NME has reached out to representatives of Black for remark.
Earlier this 12 months, Black was arrested in January on trespassing costs; prosecutors later determined to not proceed with the case. Then in February, he was shot within the leg whereas having a celebration held for Justin Bieber.
In 2019, Black was arrested for weapons possession and was sentenced to nearly 4 years in jail. Whereas there, he launched his third album, ‘Invoice Israel’ and was later pardoned by former US president, Donald Trump.
Black launched his fourth album ‘Again for All the pieces’ in 2022.
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