Tory Lanez was handcuffed in courtroom and brought into custody on Tuesday after violating his protecting order within the Megan Thee Stallion taking pictures case.
As reported by TMZ, the Canadian rapper — whose authorized title is Daystar Peterson —appeared at a listening to in Los Angeles the place a choose elevated his bail and ordered him detained till he posts the $350K bond. Prosecutors requested he be held with out bail, or that it’s elevated to $5 million.
“The DA requested that Mr. Peterson’s bail be revoked or, within the different, that it’s elevated to $5 million. We’re happy that the courtroom rejected these outrageous requests,” the rapper’s lawyer, Shawn Holley informed Page Six.
TMZ says Lanez is making an attempt to boost the $350K.
A California choose issued a restraining order after Lanez was charged with felony assault for allegedly taking pictures Megan in her toes in July 2020. Again in August, the choose ordered him to keep away from her, including particular circumstances that he avoids wherever Megan can be current, theGrio reported.
Lanez violated the restraining order when he confirmed up in Miami at Rolling Loud in July in a shock look throughout DaBaby’s now-infamous set, which got here instantly after Megan carried out. Lanez was ordered to pay extra money to stay on bail — and warned he’d be jailed if he had any contact along with her or talked about Megan publicly.
Lanez has pleaded not responsible to taking pictures the rapstress throughout an argument following a celebration at Kylie Jenner’s home. His expenses embrace a felony rely every of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, private use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded and unregistered firearm in a automobile.
On Tuesday, the choose stated Lanez was in violation as soon as once more for tweeting concerning the case and he was promptly arrested. The choose famous a selected put up in February by which Lanez straight addressed Meg as “U” when he tweeted, “Good d— had me f— 2 finest buddies … and I bought caught … that’s what I apologized for … it’s sick how u Spun it tho …”
Prosecutors additionally accused Lanez’s authorized workforce of spilling the tea concerning the case to DJ Akademiks, who in February posted the following message on social media, “BREAKING: It was revealed in courtroom few moments in the past that Tory Lanez DNA WAS NOT discovered on the weapon within the Meg Thee Stallion case.”
Lanez’s lawyer has denied tipping off members of the media about particulars within the case. Holley additionally clarified that Akademiks’s tweet was improper as a DNA pattern from the gun was inconclusive.
Per Page Six, a supply stated the choose famous that Lanez has “continued to harass and intimidate” Megan within the media.
“A choose discovered adequate proof of Mr. Peterson’s guilt to order him to face trial,” Megan’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, stated Tuesday.
“Moreover, the choose discovered adequate proof immediately that he violated the order of safety and had him handcuffed within the courtroom. The self-serving noise on this case won’t change the info or stop this case from continuing.”
A trial date is about for Sept. 14.
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