Chief Keef has been named a fugitive in the national instant background check system due to his continuous missed court hearings for his DUI case, according to the Chicago Sun Times. Sosa now can be arrested in any state and extradited back to Illinois.
A $50,000 arrest warrant was issued for the 19-year-old Interscope rapper in August after he missed a scheduled court appearance for his DUI case, WGNTV reports.
Keef pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of marijuana April 11.
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curren told the Sun Times such measures had to be taken due to Sosa’s “flagrant disregard for the justice system” despite his charge being only a misdemeanor.
Chief Keef has a deep disdain for the judicial system.
In new song “How It Went,” he raps, “Walk in n court like f-ck the judge, tell him suck my d-ck.”
Lake County police have made requests for Sosa’s attorney Leah Starkman to arrange his surrender, but she “reportedly has said he has no plans to return to Illinois in the immediate future due to threats he has received.”
Glo Gang artist Blood Money, Chief Keef’s cousin, was gunned down Wednesday, April 9 in a hail of bullets outside of his family’s home in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
The shooting occurred as two gunmen fired upon Blood, 33, and his 30-year-old cousin Darnell Patton as they were talking to girls.
Blood Money, born Mario Hess, was shot ten times. He was found lying on a sidewalk and later pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Hospital, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Even the Chicago Police Department is anti-Chief Keef. The CPD let their stance against Sosa be known in a Chicago Sun Times report.
The CPD attributed Chief Keef’s raps about “Lamron” to their efforts in curbing violence and crime in the gang sect, according to the Chicago Sun Times.
They additionally attributed a rise in gang violence between Lamron and Bricksquad to Sosa.
Lamron is Normal spelled backwards. It is a territory between the Dan Ryan Expy. and Halsted Street from 59th to 67th.
“A lot of this spiked with the Lil’ JoJo and Chief Keef stuff,” Nicholas Roti, chief of the department’s Organized Crime Bureau, told the Sun-Times. “They [gangs] started going back and forth with shootings.”
Police began an effort to focus their resources on controlling crime in the Lamron neighborhood.
Police alleged their efforts helped curb the violence as shooting incidents are down.
Leo Schmitz, deputy chief of the Englewood District, told the Sun Times his officers have “made more than 250 felony arrests and more than 900 misdemeanor arrests; recovered more than 80 guns, and impounded more than 250 vehicles” in the Lamron neighborhood.
Police have additionally kept a watchful eye on Chief Keef.
Chief Keef was arrested June 17, 2013 only minutes after leaving a court hearing for a speeding violation. Police nabbed the Sosa on a month-old trespassing charge.
Police allegedly had machine guns drawn on the rapper upon his arrest.
A security guard from the Parkway Gardens housing complex, a stronghold for the Black Disciples, filed a complaint against Keef for being on the property, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Sosa explained to followers via Twitter why he doesn’t go back to visit his O’Block neighborhood.
Twitter user OBGeezy The General @OB_Geezy asked Sosa, “@ChiefKeef Y U Just Ride Pass The Block And Don’t Stop C-- Fem 4 My Bday.”
Keef replied, “Cuz on Odee bro The police said I cant Come outside and If dey see me dey Gone get me everytime No time fad at.”
“But on O Da Feds Watchin me N----- A Kill U If I said I Gave Rappin Up,” he added.
The South Side Chicago rap star’s recent DUI legal woes began after was arrested in Highland Park, IL in the early morning of March 5, according to the Tribune.
Police reportedly stopped Sosa for driving his 2010 Jeep Cherokee with expired tags. Police smelled marijuana upon approaching the “Hate Being Sober” rapper’s vehicle.
Sosa reportedly failed a sobriety test and was later placed under arrest for DUI, driving on a suspended license and no proof of insurance.
He was reportedly released after posting $300 bail.
Sosa posted his DUI mugshot to IG with a caption, reading, “High as f*ck.” The caption included a “smiley face” emoticon.
Sosa’s arrest comes following a court-ordered 90 days in a California drug rehabilitation center.
In October 2013, a judge ordered Chief Keef to serve 20 days in jail for violating the terms of his probation after testing positive for marijuana, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Sosa was released a few days later for good behavior.
But Keef soon found himself back in jail Nov. 7 after failing yet another drug test. He was subsequently ordered to undergo 90 days of drug treatment.
Sosa’s legal woes stemmed from a June 2013 speeding ticket.
Northfield Police clocked Sosa driving 110 mph on the Edens Expressway. Keef’s arrest came following a performance in Davenport, Iowa.
Chief Keef plead guilty to the charge and was fined $531, placed on probation for 18 months, ordered to perform 60 hours of community service, undergo random drug testing and complete eight hours of traffic school.
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