Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently behind bars without bail after he was indicted on racketeering and firearms charges. The rapper was denied bail earlier today after the judge revealed that she believes the Brooklyn rapper is too much of a danger that even keeping on house arrest might be a risk.
The judge’s decision to keep 6ix9ine behind bars without bail is because he could still cause harm to the community, regardless of whether he’s kept on home confinement or not.
The police discovering a stolen a stolen backpack and an AR-15 along with 6ix9ine’s alleged role in the robbery were two examples the judge used to back up his decision.
The judge did think that home confinement proposal by the rapper’s attorney would be “substantial.” However, he said that it doesn’t actually acknowledge that fact that 6ix9ine is considered dangerous and “would still be able to direct acts of violence by telephone.”
The judge claimed that even with full access to cellular technology, it would be impossible to track down all of 6ix9ine’s cell phone activity.
Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently sitting in general population at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center. The prison itself is described as “brutal” and the U.S. Justice Department said the inmates are at MDC are “extremely dangerous, violent, or escape-prone.”