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Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Judge Issues $25 Million Dollar Bail Amount

March 20, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Judge Issues $25 Million Dollar Bail Amount

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Rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight collapsed in court on Friday morning after a judge set bail at $25 million dollars, during his hearing.

Knight collapsed on the ground and laid motionless as the judge adjourned the proceedings. Medics took the Death-Row co-Founder to the hospital, where doctors conducted tests.

According to the rap mogul’s attorney, Lawrence Mitchell, who claims Knight has received improper medication since he’s being detained and hadn’t received his breakfast meal.

Mitchell said Knight is dealing with an array of health issues including diabetes, a blood clot near his lung and glaucoma. The attorney told press reporters that prison officials kept Knight in solitary without hot water and even the comfort of a blanket.

“He was sweating like a pig prior to passing out,” Fletcher claimed. Knight’s mother stood in the hallway in tears as she asked for more information regarding her son.

“I’m very upset, we just want him to be healthy and we want to know he’s okay. Everything else we can deal with,” Knights father told reporters

A Los Angeles prosecutor filed a motion requesting the judge set a $25 million dollar bail for Knight. The LA County DA cited Knight’s past of issuing threats and acts of violence dating back to the 1990s.

Prosecutor Cynthia Barnes argued “Knight issued threats to people and committed murder while he was on bail for a separate incident, maybe a $25 million dollar bond will finally make him stop.”

The Los Angeles District Attorney charged Knight with murder and attempted murder for the January hit-and-run parking lot incident in Compton, California, where he struck two men with his vehicle, one of them fatally.

Filmmaker Cle “Bone” Sloan sustained severe injuries and Terry Carter, 55, was killed after Knight ran him over with his SUV. He has pled not guilty to the charges and his attorneys argue that Knight was the target of an ambush.

Barnes argued in the court filing, for Knight to post bail, his defense must provide proof, the money didn’t come from any illegal proceeds.

Prosecutors included a 2014 police report in the filing from an unidentified individual, who claimed Knight issued warning over the film. “Knight was angry that he wasn’t getting paid for a character portrayed to his liking in the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” claimed the individual

The person alleges in the report that the rap mogul threatened to harm former NWA members Dr. Dre and Ice Cube over the film.

Knight was a co-founder of Death Row Records, who produced artists such as Dr.Dre, Tupac Shakur, and Snoop Dogg.

He lost his controlling interest of the record company, which has since filed for bankruptcy.

As Crystal Carter, daughter of Terry Carter left the courtroom; she mocked Knight’s medical episode, calling him “nothing but an actor.”

Barnes argued in her motion that Knight lead a”repugnant life of crime” and extorted hip-hop artists as a method to amass millions of dollars.

“Any new artist or rapper who comes to either Los Angeles or Las Vegas; are required to pay ‘ tax’ to the Defendant,” Barnes said.

She added “Knight could face life in prison, and he would be a flight risk if released.”

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