Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei will be showing off her moves on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars, but will a shocking childhood horror destroy her chances of winning the Mirrorball Trophy? RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the singer's father was once arrested for drugs.
In a police report obtained from the Pinellas County Circuit Court, Derrick Hamilton was arrested on December 13, 2006 for possession of cocaine.
“Then and there unlawfully have in his control a certain controlled substance, cocaine,” the reporting officer wrote in the report. “An off-white flaky substance found in the driver’s side of a 1991 black Chevrolet Tahoe… between the seat and console.”
Hamilton was held on $5,000 bond at the time of his arrest.
“The State Attorney, having taken testimony under oath at the State Attorney investigation, concludes that the fact and circumstances revealed do not warrant prosecution at this time,” the court ruled on February 2, 2007.
The 20-year-old isn’t the only one who has had a sad childhood, as competitor Simone Biles’ biological parents have had trouble with the law themselves.
Biles’ mother Shannon has been arrested at least 20 times over the past 20 years for crimes including assault, theft disorderly conduct, driving under the influence and drug paraphernalia possession.
On August 17, 1996, she was arrested for petty theft while pregnant. The case was dismissed.
She was arrested for theft two more times that year and was sentenced to 180 days in jail.
Just weeks before the gold medalist’s birth, she was arrested on criminal trespassing charges. The case was also dismissed.
As for the Olympic gymnast’s father Kevin Clemons, he was charged in February 1987 for kidnapping and raping a family member. He was arrested and placed on $5,000 bond before the case was dismissed.
A month later, he was charged with attempted aggravated burglary. He pled guilty and was sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Six months later, he pled guilty to another attempted aggravated burglary and criminal trespassing charge. He served 30 days in jail.
Two months later, he was sentenced to 18 months in jail in relation to five other cases when he pled guilty to attempted grand theft auto with possession of criminal tools.
He was sentenced to 5 to 25 years in prison in December 1987 when he pled guilty to another aggravated burglary charge, concurrent with three other cases.
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