Kodak arrested in South Florida on Drug Related Charges
Bill Kapri professionally known as Kodak Black was arrested in South Florida on charges of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance "Oxycodone" without a prescription, authorities said.
According to Broward County Sheriff’s Office online booking records - Black, 25, of Miramar, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and trafficking oxycodone of weight less than 25 grams.
Kapri was stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol for illegal window tint and expired tags, according to the Sun-Sentinel, which cited a report by radio personality Andy Slater.
Citing a report sent to the newspaper by FHP Lt. Alex Camacho - the Miami Herald, said that Kapri was driving a purple Dodge Durango in Fort Lauderdale when he was pulled over at about 4:30 p.m. EDT. The report stated that officers thought the window tints “appeared to be darker than the legal limit,” and observed that the vehicle’s registration tag was expired, according to the newspaper.
And when the car was eventually searched by troopers, 31 oxycodone pills and $74,960 in cash was found, WPLG-TV reported.
According to WPLG, Black was born Dieuson Octave in Pompano Beach and grew up in the city’s Golden Acres housing projects.
The rapper’s arrest comes a week before his expected performance at Rolling Loud, a national hip-hop festival at Hard Rock Stadium, the Sun-Sentinel reported.