Kodak Black received his fate in 2016 sexual assault and assault incident involving a teenage girl, whom he pleaded guilty in a South Carolina courtroom this afternoon.
According to court documents obtained by XXL Wednesday April 28, Kodak, whose first name is now Bill K. Kapri, was sentenced to 18 months probation after pleading guilty to first degree assault and battery in connection with the incident of 5 years that occurred between him and an underage girl at a Florence SC hotel in February 2016. Kodak is also fined $ 125 and ordered to follow advice.
The rapper’s legal team made a statement to XXL this afternoon, who said: “Today, Bill Kapri pleaded to a charge of assault, a non-sexual offense, and was granted 18 months probation. This was a change of charge versus the original charge. Having consistently denied these five-year-old allegations, he brought this plea in order to resolve the issue. “
Based on court updates via Twitter from Florence, SC WPDE press reporter Tonya Brown, Kodak was accompanied to the hearing by his attorneys and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. According to a report by Post and courier today, Jackson apparently intended to testify, but left the court before the hearing began.
Shortly after announcing his guilty plea, Kodak took to his Twitter account to post a single emoji of a smiling face with sunglasses.
According to a report by WBTW13 today, Kodak also had to take responsibility for his actions and apologize to his victim, which he did in court. “I apologize to Miss [victim’s name] and I’m hopeful that we can all move forward, “he said.” I wish him the best in his life. “
In 2016, the Florence County Sheriff’s Office charged and charged the South Florida rhymer with first degree criminal sexual conduct. In August of the same year, Kodak was already incarcerated for another felony and was due to be released from prison after being sentenced to one year of house arrest and five years probation for charges including possession of a handgun. fire by an offender, bogus imprisonment and more. , which carried a maximum sentence of 55 years behind bars.
However, while Project Baby was being processed for release from Broward County Jail in Florida in 2016, police realized he had two warrants outstanding—One for a marijuana misdemeanor charge in St. Lucie County, Florida and one for sexual assault in Florence, South Carolina
Florence County Sheriff’s Office informed XXL at the time when “according to investigators, on or about February 7, 2016, Octave allegedly engaged in sexual violence against the victim at a hotel located at 2120 West Lucas Street, Florence, SC.” Before Kodak Black changed his name to Bill K. Kapri, his birth name was Dieuson Octave.
The incident presumably took place following Kodak’s scheduled performance at the city’s Club Compound on February 6, 2016. The rapper was accused of sexually assaulting the teenager and allegedly forcing her onto a bed and then onto a bed. floor. All the while, the victim allegedly insisted that Kodak stop. He is accused of biting the girl on the neck and chest.
Authorities were allegedly involved in the crime after the teenager informed her school nurse of what had happened.
Months after the alleged assault, the Sentinel of the Sun reported that in the state of South Carolina, a charge of criminal sexual assault can arise from a variety of circumstances. “A victim may be forced to have sex with aggravated force, during kidnapping or while being physically impotent due to the influence of a controlled substance,” the report notes. “The crime is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.”
Shortly thereafter, rapper “Zeze” was transferred from Broward County Jail to St. Lucie County Jail on his drug misdemeanor charges.
In November 2016, Kodak Black extradited to Florence County Sheriff’s Office.
According to today’s report from Post and courier, Kodak deposited $ 100,000 in December 2016 and was indicted in May of the following year. His hearing date for the sexual assault case was reportedly set for 2019, but was postponed.
Earlier this year he was almost purging four years in jail for a federal firearms charge from its May 2019 Stop before the Rolling Loud Miami Festival. A release date of November 11, 2022 was scheduled with the possibility that he could be released in a halfway house in 2021. However, Kodak received commuted sentence for federal firearms charges by former President Donald Trump. So now it looks like the rapper isn’t currently embarrassed by legal issues.
XXL contacted Kodak’s attorney for comment on this matter.
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