Rapper Pooh Shiesty Denied Bond, Will Stay in Florida Jail Until Sentencing
Look same Pooh Shiesty, (real name Lontrell Williams) going to jail longer than expected. Rapper Memphis – who has been in a Florida prison since July 2021 – is seeking bail after deciding to strike a plea deal with federal prosecutors earlier this month. Pooh’s attorney filed a motion for the rapper to be granted bail and released pending sentencing in a federal gun case.
In their motion, the attorneys argued that circumstances in Pooh’s case had changed under his plea agreement, and
“The defendant’s right to pre-trial release under reasonable conditions is a fundamental right under both the federal and Florida Constitutions.”
The move also cites that Pooh Shiesty
“Not endangering the community and to date, have adhered to and shown respect for the rule of law highlighting a willingness to comply with any binding conditions the Court may impose. The examples above clearly demonstrate the change in Defendant’s circumstances in support of his request for immediate bond issuance. ”
Reportedly, the rapper’s lawyer asked the court to set a $1,000,000 cash deposit of 10% with 24/7 supervision, limited visits and treatment with an alcohol rehab provider, and drug. They declare Pooh Shiesty willing to stay in the Southern District of Florida
“At a predefined remote location for monitoring. The defendant is also ready and prepared to hire the police to provide continuous security until sentencing.”
Unfortunately for Pooh, the offer was later rejected on Thursday (January 13) by Judge Lauren Fleischer Louis. The judge stated,
“The defendant has no right to establish a new bond as he has now pleaded guilty to Count One in the Superman Indictment. Even under the statute invoked by Defendant, Motion has presented no evidence, much less clear and convincing, that he is incapable of absconding or endangering the public. “
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