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Kevin Jerome Gilyard aka better known by his stage name Kevin Gates is reputed for being constantly in jail though most of his jail times were due to past carrier activities, some occurred during gates musical carrier especially of recent.So we thought  making an article about his jail time will better help Gates fans know who he truly is!

  1. Kevin Gates First Jail Time – 1999

Born Kevin Jerome Gilyard on February 5, 1986 as earlier stated,Gates and His family was relocated to Baton Rouge soon after his birth.In 1999,Kevin with a tumultuous upbringing and was arrested for the first time for "joyriding" as a passenger in a stolen vehicle.He was only age 13  and he was briefly jailed for the offense, and said that being jailed had a profound effect on his life.Kevin said "If they would've just pulled up to the jail, left me in the police car, never took me inside and just took me back home, I don't think I'd ever have done anything else again. But what it did was—by me going into jail at such a young age—all it did was criminalize me in a sense. It kinda steered me in the wrong direction after getting there and settling in; it took the fear of jail away from me."

Kevin also revealed in an interview that his first offense  was quickly followed by another 4 months later.He was 14 and started realizing how repeated conviction was overtaking his Life

2.Gates Second Jail Time – 2003

4 years later,Gates was involved in an altercation outside a movie theatre where he stabbed his opponent multiple times like Julius caesar's assassination.In an Interview at VLAD TV ,Gates said "Honestly this happened just the day after Christmas only for defending myself, you know what I’m saying. I was already a convicted felon from the other incident and I forgot what the charge was but I did end up stabbing the person a few times or something like that… So I ended up getting [and] going back to jail in 2007, but I really forget the years because I really have been in and out a little bit, you know”.
This show how familial gates was with Jail as he spoke and may be Jail could be another home for the Star being a convicted felon.

3.   2007 another visit to Jail 

It is clear that being a convict felon,Any encounter with the police becomes unfavorable especially for the offender.In 2007,Gates was back to jail on recurring basis.He said he has been arrested for having forearm especially as a convicted felon,also around controlled dangerous substances.Gates also stated that he is “just trying to keep my nose clean” anyway i wonder how dirty his nose could be every time he tried to clean it base on his multiple attestation!

Gates also tried to explain the fact the being a convicted felon, any small offenses can cause confusion with police as he said “NO MATTER WHAT THE INCIDENTAL CHARGE- WHEN I ENGAGE WITH THE POLICE OR VIOLATE PROBATION, THAT IS IT” and ended with “I have a prior history and already a convicted felon. I’m always going to get a harsher punishment because I got a prior history.

4.Kevin Gates in Jail from 2008 – 2011

Gates continued being arrested and this time it was a 31 months sentenced for repeated possession of fire arm around a controlled dangerous substance.The Judge had enough of him and due to repeated cases like these,The Judge showed no mercy in alleviating the length of Gates sentence.Gates was found guilty by the way!

5.Jail in 2013

Gates was arrested once again In December 2013 for possessing a controlled dangerous substance. It now seem   each Gates arrestation was always connected to drug and i guess,He was still trying to have his nose clean .  In addition, Some sources state that Kevin was also arrested for traveling without permission from a Louisiana court order causing a violation of the previous offenses on his record. He stated during an interview an of doing an additional 3 and half months in the beginning of 2014.

6. Kevin  in Jail again in 2016

In 2016 ,Kevin  was sentenced to 180 days in jail and  was charged with battery for kicking a 19 years old fan (Miranda Dixon) in the chest in the summer of 2015 while he was performing on stage at an event in Lake land, Florida. Though Gates   publicly argued his innocence,He also claimed that Ms. Dixon grabbing his shorts multiple times without his permission, and that he acted in self-defense.

7.Another 30 months in Jail 2017

In 2017,He got sentenced to 30 months in prison at the east Moline,IL correctional facility for  Gun Charges. This was an  old charge warrant  made in Illinois from a 2013 incident.Gates was release on parole on January 10,2018
 and we hope this new year will bring him some correction from  his proclamation of being “a man of morale and great principle” you know what he saying*?

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1 comment:

  1. I am a totally a huge fan of Kevin Gates. Despite being a tough life, he still managed to have success and Kevin Gates Net Worth is huge. He is def. an inspiration for me.