Kodak Black made a pit stop Monday at a Florida jail for around an hour … but his lawyer says it’s actually a good thing for the rapper.
Bradford Cohen, Kodak’s lawyer, tells TMZ … Kodak’s been on a tight leash during his pretrial release for his prescription drug case and he’s supposed to regularly check in with authorities and take mandatory urine tests, but he failed to check in recently and they went to court Monday over the issue.
Kodak went on Instagram Live Sunday night and complained about his situation … leading to concern among fans.
Anyways, Kodak’s lawyer says he argued in court to get rid of the stringent pretrial supervision … and the judge agreed but also ended up increasing his bond from $75,000 to $250,000 … and we’re told this is why Kodak had to go through the booking process again at the jail.
We’re told Kodak ended up posing for a new mugshot at the Broward County jail and posted the new bond before being released from custody. We’re told Kodak was in and out of jail in under an hour and he had to pay $175k, the difference between his original bond and his new bond.
Kodak’s attorney sees it as a win for Kodak because now the rapper will be able to travel and tour without the headache of checking in with pretrial services.
As we reported … Kodak was arrested in July 2022 and charged with trafficking oxycodone after police say they found 31 oxycodone pills in his car.
At the time, Kodak posted $75,000 bail and was released with pretrial restrictions in place … including mandatory drug tests.
Now, we’re told Kodak’s free from those restrictions … even if it meant spending part of his Monday in jail … and he’s scheduled to perform tonight.