Kodak Black was simply sentenced to virtually four years in jail earlier this week, however he may very well be spending a considerably longer time behind bars after being hit with new felony gun fees.
According to a brand new report from the Miami Herald prosecutors have unsealed a brand new case in opposition to Kodak Black that now has the rapper dealing with two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
In the docs, which had been filed Friday (Nov. 15), prosecutors referred to Kodak as a “habitual offender,” and due to that, he may face up to 30 years in jail for every rely—a complete of 60 years.
It’s unknown if Kodak would serve the sentence concurrently or consecutively.
Back in May, proper earlier than he was scheduled to hit the stage at Rolling Loud in Miami, Kodak Black—whose authorized identify is Bill Kapri—was taken into federal custody for mendacity about his felony historical past on a federal doc whereas buying (or trying to buy) firearms from a Miami-area gun store.
Prosecutors stated his first try at illegally buying firearms was profitable as a result of he used a faux Social Security quantity, one thing he failed to do the second time round, which acquired him caught.
Additionally, one of many weapons he bought was later found to have been fired at two properties, together with one with kids inside, and the weapon had his fingerprints on it.
Another handgun Kodak illegally bought was discovered in the trunk of Porsche Panamera that was part of the rapper’s convoy whereas crossing the Canada-United States border again in April.
The new felony gun fees had been filed by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s workplace as a result of Black is taken into account a convicted felon below Florida legislation following a 2013 tried theft with a weapon conviction when he was a juvenile.
The case was reportedly damaged as a result of Miami-Dade Detective George Eugene simply so occurred to be in the identical gun store with Kodak in March 2019 when he tried to purchase one other weapon illegally. Eugene acknowledged Black and regarded into his gun purchases.
According to the courtroom docs, one of many gun counts filed by prosecutors was for a weapon Kodak bought in January, and the second cost got here from firearm authorities discovered on the rapper when he was arrested at Rolling Loud.
The rapper appeared in courtroom on Wednesday (Nov. 13) and was sentenced to three years, 10 months in jail.
The decide presiding over the case scolded the 22-year-old for having a felony document that dates again to his teen years.
“Young people do stupid things and I normally give them a break for that,” U.S. District Court Judge Federico Moreno informed Black. “The problem is that you have been doing stupid things since 15.”
Prior to receiving his sentence, Kodak took full accountability for his actions and apologized to the courtroom.
“I’m sorry for the actions that led me for where I’m standing,” Kodak stated. “I do take full responsibility for my mishap.”
As Kodak Black stays in federal custody in Florida, he’s additionally dealing with trial in South Carolina on allegations he raped a highschool pupil in Florence.