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Judge Says Prosecutors Have "No Credible Evidence" Chief Keef Moved To Northbrook

By Chuck Sudo in News on Jan 2, 2013 10:30PM

Chief Keef
Chief Keef fought the law and won, for now. A Cook County Juvenile Court judge ruled prosecutors lacked proof the teen rapper (real name Keith Cozart) moved to Northbrook and, in the process, violated the terms of his probation..

Northbrook police officers visited a home where Cozart was allegedly living Dec. 10 and were told he was living there with his uncle. The uncle responded to a text message from Cozart’s probation officer Dec. 18 saying they were at a Northbrook shopping center. Otherwise, the probation officer was unable to make contact with Cozart between Dec. 18 and Dec. 31.

Cozart is supposed to be living in Dolton but authorities there said they visited his residence of record and were told he no longer lived there. His lawyer, Dennis Berkson, said Cozart was in Northbrook working in a recording studio and may have slept over one night at his uncle’s, but his residence was still in Dolton.

Judge Carl Anthony Walker said all of this wasn’t “credible evidence” to jail Cozart on a probation violation, but said he would reconsider the motion on Jan. 28, when he’s also expected to hear arguments on whether Keef violated his probation by taping an interview for music website Pitchfork on a New York gun range.

Keef, who wore jeans, a white T-shirt and a brown fur-lined parka to court, left the hearing yelling to anyone who would listen, "Why they got a problem with my address?" His grandmother, Margaret Carter, said Cozart is being harassed because “Chicago don’t love its own.”

“They don’t care who they hurt and it’s hurting me.”

Sorry, but Keef is a walking shit storm attracting flies since September, when Chicago Police began investigating connections between him and Joseph “Lil’ JoJo” Coleman, who was killed in September in what is believed to be a gang beef between the Gangster Disciples (with whom Coleman was affiliated) and the Black Disciples. Cozart has ties to the Black Disciples.