The warrants that halted the rapper’s release from jail come to light.

South Florida rapper Kodak Black has been accused of sexual battery, according to the Sheriff’s Office in Florence, South Carolina, XXL reports.

The 19-year-old rapper born Dieuson Octave is already in prison and was scheduled to be released last week after striking a plea deal to remain under house arrest for a year, followed by five years of probation.

The deal was halted when Broward County authorities found a pair of additional arrest warrants from St. Lucie City, Florida and Florence, South Carolina.

“One of them is a no-bond hold… At this point he’s still going to be in jail. He’s not going to be released,” Joy Oglesby, a spokesperson for the Sheriff’s office, told the Sun Sentinel last week.

The St. Lucie City warrant was a misdemeanor marijuana charge, but the Florence warrant was for sexual battery, a crime that, by itself, can carry a 30 year sentence in the state of Florida.

“According to investigators, on or about February 7, 2016 Octave is alleged to have engaged in the sexual battery of the victim at a hotel located at 2120 West Lucas Street, Florence, SC,” Major Michael N. Nunn told XXL in an email.

More as this story unfolds.



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