Kodak Black could be heading to a halfway house next year after the court decided to drop three felony counts of firearms charges against him.
Things are looking better for Kodak Black these days, given the circumstances. He's currently behind bars but he received some good news this week when the Miami-Dade State Attorney office dropped the state-level gun charges against him. However, his lawyer has now given a new update that revealed that he could be out of prison by next year.
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According to TMZ, Kodak's attorney Bradford Cohen is hopeful that Kodak will be released to a halfway house come 2021 where he'll serve the remainder of his sentence. Though he's currently eligible to do so, there's one thing he must complete first -- a court-ordered 500-hour drug treatment program.
Here's where the problem is for Kodak -- the prison he's currently at right now doesn't have the program, according to Cohen. But not all hope is lost in the situation. Since the 3 felony counts of possession of a firearm by an individual under 24 have now been dropped, Cohen said that Kodak can be transferred to a lower-security prison where he can enlist in a drug treatment program.
As to why the three counts of felony possession of a firearm were dropped, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, said, "felt that the [state] charges were a duplicate of the federal charges for which [Kodak Black] had already been convicted and is currently serving his sentence."