Kodak Black asks for his seized car and cash to be returned after July arrest in Florida

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Kodak Black has asked a court to order Florida police to return the car and money they seized during his arrest in July.

Officers claimed they arrested the 25-year-old rapper for driving a vehicle with illegal windows and expired tags, and searched the car after he smelled marijuana. The search reportedly turned up 31 oxycodone pills and $74,960 in cash.

TMZ has reported that the Skrt artist’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen, has filed documents alleging that the rapper was not involved in any illegal activity.

Seized: Kodak Black, 25, is asking a court to return the vehicle and money seized by The Florida Highway Patrol when he was arrested in July after allegedly being detained for illegally tinting windows and expired tags on his vehicle; seen on July 24 in Miami Gardens, Florida

He told the court that Kodak has already proven that the prescription pills came to treat pain resulting from an incident in which he was shot during the Super Bowl weekend in Los Angeles and for continued pain from being assaulted by guards while in prison. was in prison.

The lawyer also claimed that the money belonged to the rapper, indicating that he was often paid cash for performances and that his client had money on hand to pay for various expenses.

Documents have been provided to the court showing that the Dodge Durango, the lead singer of Transportin, belongs to Florida-based record label Sniper Gang, and Kodak is a manager of that entity.

House arrest: the artist is currently under house arrest after posting bail

House arrest: the artist is currently under house arrest after posting bail

Kodak has been released on bail since his arrest.

The terms allow him to leave house arrest to work, which is why the Tunnel Vision rapper was able to perform July 24 at the Rolling Loud Miami show.

According to the official documents, Kodak, whose real name is Bill Kapri, was facing two charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and drug trafficking of oxycodone.

Conditions: The terms of Kodak's house arrest allow him to leave home for work, which he did on July 24, to appear on the Rolling Loud Miami 2022 show;  seen July 24

Conditions: The terms of Kodak’s house arrest allow him to leave home for work, which he did on July 24, to appear on the Rolling Loud Miami 2022 show; seen July 24

Oxycodone is a narcotic prescribed to treat severe pain and can be highly addictive. If taken in high doses, it can also potentially lead to breathing problems and death.

The rapper is no stranger to having run-ins with the law and was arrested in January for trespassing in Pompano Beach, Florida, earlier this year.

The artist has been arrested since 2015 on several charges, including trespassing, theft, illegal possession of a firearm and assault.

Official record: The rapper has been charged with possession of a controlled substance without a doctor's prescription and drug trafficking of oxycodone

Official record: The rapper has been charged with possession of a controlled substance without a doctor’s prescription and drug trafficking of oxycodone

Vehicle was searched: The artist's car was searched after officers smelled marijuana and claimed to have found 31 oxycodone pills;  seen in January 2022

Vehicle was searched: The artist’s car was searched after officers smelled marijuana and claimed to have found 31 oxycodone pills; seen in January 2022

Long list of clashes with the law: The latest arrest wasn't Kodak's first time trouble with the law and has been arrested many times since 2015 (seen in June 2022)

Long list of clashes with the law: The latest arrest wasn’t Kodak’s first time trouble with the law and has been arrested many times since 2015 (seen in June 2022)

Earlier arrest: The singer was arrested on New Year's Day early this year for trespassing;  professional mugshot from January 1, 2022

Earlier arrest: The singer was arrested on New Year’s Day early this year for trespassing; professional mugshot from January 1, 2022

In 2018, he was sentenced to 364 days in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana. The singer was released in August 2018.

It wouldn’t be long before he was sentenced again to 46 months in prison for lying on official government papers in 2020.

While the rapper was serving his time in Thomson prison in the state of Illinois, President Donald J. Trump pardoned his sentence.

Jail time: Kodak, or also known by his real name, Bill Kapri, has served prison time in 2018 and also in 2020 (pictured in 2021)

Jail time: Kodak, or also known by his real name, Bill Kapri, has served prison time in 2018 and also in 2020 (pictured in 2021)

Cost: Kodak was pictured in June fashion show during Paris Fashion Week

Cost: Kodak was pictured in June fashion show during Paris Fashion Week

However, Kodak still faced criminal charges for sexual assault. After a plea deal, he was sentenced to 18 months probation.

Earlier in January of this year, the ZEZE singer was arrested on charges of trespassing in his home state of Florida. The arrest came shortly after Kodak ended his 90 days in a rehab center after failing a drug test.

The rapper has released music detailing his imprisonment, including the song Last Day In (2021). The tune describes the end of the star’s last day in prison after his sentence was served.

Performer: Kodak rose to prominence and gained recognition in 2014 and has continued to make music over the years

Performer: Kodak rose to prominence and gained recognition in 2014 and has continued to make music over the years

Native to Florida: The entertainer was born in Pompano Beach, Florida and is pictured in his home state in 2021

Native to Florida: The entertainer was born in Pompano Beach, Florida and is pictured in his home state in 2021

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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