Kodak Black arrested in Florida, faces serious charges

Kodak Black, real name Dieuson Octave, age 20 (Image Source: Broward Main Jail)

Despite being a wealthy, young Black man, rapper Kodak Black, real name Dieuson Octave, can’t seem to stay out of trouble with the law. The rapper is currently on probation and is under house arrest, unable to travel without the permission of his probation officer and the court. In June 2017, Kodak Black was released early from prison after serving 97 days of a 364-day sentence.

What led to his arrest this time is not clearly known but according to TMZ, Octave faces charges of possession of weapon or ammo by a felon, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, neglect of a child without great bodily harm and two probation violation charges. He was arrested on Thursday night, a little after 8 p.m. and booked into the Broward Main Jail in Florida.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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