Meek Mill is one step closer to secure his freedom thanks to Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Earlier this week, controversial Judge Genece Brinkley denied Meek Mill‘s motion for a bail hearing on the grounds that his arresting officer is a known corrupt cop in Philly. The Dreamchaser rapper’s attorney wants him to be released on bond and the charges against him dropped but the judge says not so fast. Judge Brinkley filed her response earlier this week denying the request for bail arguing that Meek has repeatedly admitted to the crimes he was charged with and that his lawyer is basing his argument off a newspaper article that is not admissible in court as evidence of police corruption.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has stepped in filing a motion in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court stating that he has no opposition to release Meek Mill on bail. The MMG rapper’s attorney, Joe Tacopina is also requesting that Judge Genece Brinkley be removed from the case arguing that she has at times overstepped her bounds and acts as a prosecutor and has taken an unusual interest in Meek’s personal and professional life.
“We are encouraged by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s steadfast stance in not opposing Meek Mill’s release on bail at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court level while the current legal proceedings continue, even in light of Judge Brinkley’s vindictive and erroneous decision,” Tacopina said in a statement (via Complex).
Meek Mill is currently serving 2-4 years in a state prison for probation violation. There is no timetable yet on when the Philadelphia Supreme Court will rule on the motion.