Dancehall sensation Kemar Highcon was recently arrested and charged with Grand Theft Auto in Broward County, Florida. The artist, whose real name is Kemar Emilio Woodfine, was taken into custody by Margate law enforcement officers on May 5, 2023, as per his arrest record. A mugshot of the entertainer surfaced online on Sunday, revealing his current status.
Although no further details were disclosed about the charges against him, Highcon’s arrest record indicates that he was booked under statute 812-014-2c6, which pertains to the unlawful possession of someone else’s property. He was subsequently released on U$500 bond.
For a Grand Theft to be considered a third-degree felony in Florida, the automobile stolen must be valued between U$750 and U$20,000. It can result in 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of U$5,000.
Despite his release, the artist has not commented on the incident publicly. Nevertheless, the news of his arrest has sparked mixed reactions among his fans and the general public.
Highcon is best known for his 2018 hit single “So Saucy,” which earned him a sizable following in the dancehall community. The circumstances surrounding his arrest remain unclear, and further information is yet to be revealed.