Kodak Black To Remain In Jail After Active Warrants Found

Kodak Black’s Kodak smile just turned into a frown. Project Baby will remain in jail after it was discovered he has two active warrants, according to the Sun-Sentinel.

Kodak was in the process of being released from the Broward Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale yesterday when the warrants were discovered.

“One of them is a no-bond hold,” Broward Sheriff’s spokeswoman Joy Oglesby told the Sun-Sentinel. “At this point, he’s still going to be in jail. He’s not going to be released.”

Kodak was thought to have caught a lucky break after a judge ordered him to one year of house arrest and five years of probation on Tuesday.

The “No Flockin” rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, pleaded no contest to numerous charges, including robbery false imprisonment, fleeing a law enforcement officer and possession of a firearm by a delinquent.

These charges carried a maximum sentence of 55 years.

Kodak won’t be tainted as a convicted felon under the plea deal, and will be allowed to tour internationally.

Kodak must perform community service, anger management and community control supervision.

Kodak’s Atlantic Records family was present at the hearing in support.

Michael Kushner, executive vice president of legal at Atlantic Records, testified on behalf of Kodak.

“He’s only at the very beginning of a very promising career,” he said, according to XXL Mag. “It is our hope that the court will agree that he be given the opportunity to turn his life around.”

This isn’t Kodak’s first arrest. In 2015, Kodak was arrested after allegedly forcing several people into a car after accused someone of breaking into his house.

He was later released on bond, but then arrested once again in April 2016 after police observed him in a drug deal in Hallandale Beach. Kodak then led police on a car chase, ditching a gun in a dumpster before his arrest.

When accepting the plea deal, Judge Lisa Porter had this to say to Kodak:

“I will give you an opportunity, Mr. Octave, to prove yourself here, and be a productive member of society. What happens from here on out is up to you.”

Kodak Black’s mom, Marcelene Octave, openly expressed her excitement after the hearing.

“I love you, baby boy!” she said to Kodak while exiting the courtroom.

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