Court records show that the 24-year-old rapper’s legal name is Bill Kapri, who has since been released on bail and released from Broward County Jail.
It is not clear what led to Capri’s arrest on New Year’s Day. CNN has contacted the arrest agency Broward County Sheriff’s Office for details, but has not received a response.
CNN also contacted Capri’s representative for comments, but has not yet received a response.
Capri grew up in Pompano Beach, and his hit single “Tunnel Vision” became his first song in the top 10 on the Billboard Top 100 singles chart in the United States. He was repeatedly accused of gun and drug charges. catch. In 2016, he was indicted by a grand jury in South Carolina and charged with first-degree criminal sex.
In November 2019, Black admitted to deliberately making false written statements while attempting to buy guns from a federally licensed gun dealer and was sentenced to more than three years in prison for weapons charges.
In April 2019, he was arrested on various gun and drug charges near Niagara Falls in New York while trying to enter the United States from Canada. Capri faces criminal charges of possession of secondary weapons and illegal possession of marijuana.
Capri and the other three were detained by the U.S. Border and Customs Protection Agency before being arrested by the police. Capri was summoned in a court in Lewiston Township and remanded to Niagara County Jail with a cash deposit of US$20,000/US$40,000. According to WKBW, an affiliate of CNN, he was released on bail one day after his arrest, and he was seen walking towards the parking lot in the video, apparently covering his face with a cash fan.
However, according to CNN, in January 2021, former President Donald Trump commuted his weapon sentence on his last day in office, and his sentence was less than half.