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Kodak Black's Legal Woes are Not Over Despite Trump's Commutation

Added 01-21-21 04:17:02am EST - “Kodak Black's sexual assault case in South Carolina is still hanging over him despite getting pardoned by Trump in his federal gun case.” - Tmz.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Tmz.com: “Kodak Black's Legal Woes are Not Over Despite Trump's Commutation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Kodak Black is getting out of federal prison thanks to Donald Trump, but prosecutors in South Carolina are still ready to aggressively pursue a sexual assault case against him.

The rapper was indicted in South Carolina on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct ... and prosecutors tell us they still plan on pressing the case against Kodak until he cops a plea deal or there's a trial.

Ed Clements, the 12th Circuit Solicitor in Florence County, tells TMZ ... their pending case against Kodak from 2016 has been disrupted by COVID -- jury trials are suspended and there's no court date scheduled -- but prosecutors still want to "aggressively" go after Kodak.

As we reported ... Trump commuted Kodak's 46-month sentence for making a false statement on a federal document, so he's getting out after serving half the time.

But, here's the catch for Kodak ... Trump commuting his sentence for a federal crime has NO impact on cases in state court, like the one he's facing in South Carolina, and Clements says it's full steam ahead.

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