Trick Daddy Slapped With House Arrest
A Miami judge ruled yesterday (Sept. 29) that rapper Trick Daddy will be allowed to perform at a Tallahassee concert this week, despite a prosecutor's strong objections because of the artist's allegedA Miami judge ruled yesterday (Sept. 29) that rapper Trick Daddy will be allowed to perform at a Tallahassee concert this week, despite a prosecutor's strong objections because of the artist's alleged violations of his bond conditions on drug possession, assault and weapons charges.
Trick Daddy, whose real name in Maurice Young, will wear an electronic bracelet as he performs tomorrow. When he returns to Miami, he will go into house arrest until his trial. Young, 29, was led yesterday from Miami-Dade county courtroom and taken to be fitted with a tracking bracelet.
The rapper already was out on bond pending his trial on assault and weapons charges stemming from a February dispute. He was arrested again last week after officers allegedly found cocaine and marijuana hidden in his shirt pocket. The judge will set a trial date for both cases at the Oct. 15 arraignment.
Assistant State Attorney Stacey Glick objected to Young's release for the concert and being able to stay in house arrest. She told Judge Dennis Murphy that Young should be "sitting in jail." She similarly objected last week when Murphy freed Young to play at two clubs over the weekend. Glick said that Young was being treated differently than other defendants who violate the conditions of their bonds.
Young's attorney, Jay White, said the artist has no other concerts scheduled and will return to house arrest after coming back from Tallahassee.
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