Sean Kingston released from jail on $100K bail (2024)

New details have emerged surrounding Sean Kingston's release from police custody after he and his mother were arrested on fraud and theft charges.

TMZ reports Kingston, 34, was released under special conditions after a $100,000 bond was paid.

Kingston, who was extradited from California to Florida following his arrest, was forced to relinquish his passport and firearms to the authorities. In addition, a mortgage collateral is set to be submitted in the public records in the next 10 days.

On Wednesday, Kingston announced his release from jail on Instagram with a message stating, 'It's great to be home!!!

'A special thanks to God, my family, my friends, and my legal team,' the post continued. 'And I cannot forget about my amazing fans, thank you for all your love and support! I love you guys!' he concluded, adding his signature.

New details have emerged surrounding Sean Kingston's release from police custody after he and his mother Janice Turner were arrested on fraud charges. Pictured in a mug shot Sunday

On Wednesday, Kingston announced his release from jail on Instagram

Kingston bonded out of the Broward County jail Tuesday, amid news the Broward County Sheriff's Office wants the singer to compensate them to the tune of $5,268.53 for their extradition expenses.

Authorities with the South Florida law agency said in court docs reviewed by TMZ that taxpayers are currently footing the bill that amassed when they had to bring the Beautiful Girls singer, 34, from California to Florida as part of his ongoing fraud case.

The expenses for the cross-country trip included plane tickets, hotel costs, car rental fees and travel expenses, officials said.

Kingston's lawyer Robert Rosenblatt told the outlet earlier Tuesday that his main focus was to have Kingston set free on bond, which occurred later in the day, as caught by CBS Miami.

The Take You There artist was pictured leaving the jail facility Tuesday evening, as he was flanked by a guard while using a t-shirt to cover his head before boarding a nearby Maybach, Miami's 7Newsreported.

Following his extradition, Kingston was booked into the Broward County jail on Sunday, according to jail records.

Kingston addressed his fans in a post on Instagram Stories Sunday, saying that the situation was under control, from his perspective.

'People love negative energy!' he said, according to Billboard. 'I am good, and so is my mother! My lawyers are handling everything as we speak.'

The Beautiful Girls singer was pictured leaving the jail facility Tuesday evening, as he was flanked by a guard while using a t-shirt to cover his head

Kingston and his mother Janice Turner, 61, are charged with committing more than a million dollars' worth of fraud.

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Kingston was arrested May 23 at Fort Irwin, an Army training base in California's Mojave Desert where he was performing.

Last week, he waived his right to fight extradition in a California court and agreed to be turned over to authorities in Florida.

Turner was arrested the same day as her son, when a SWAT team raided his rented mansion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Kingston and Turner have been charged with conducting an organized scheme to defraud, grand theft, identity theft and related crimes, according to arrest warrants released by the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

TheTake You There artist had on a grey shirt and sweatpants as he made his way out of the jail

Officials are seeking reimbursem*nt from Kingston for expenses for the cross-country trip that included plane tickets, hotel costs, car rental fees and travel expenses

Kingston and his mother Janice Turner, 61, are charged with committing more than a million dollars' worth of fraud. Pictured at the 2012American Music Awards in LA

The Jamaican-American performer has collaborated with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa

The warrants allege they stole money, jewelry, a Cadillac Escalade and furniture.

The Jamaican-American performer had a number one hit with the track Beautiful Girls in 2007 and collaborated with Justin Bieber on the 2010 song Eenie Meenie.

Rosenblatt previously said Kingston and his mother looked forward to addressing the charges in a Florida court and 'are confident of a successful resolution.'

The warrants in the case say that from October to March they stole almost $500,000 in jewelry, more than $200,000 from Bank of America, $160,000 from the Escalade dealer, more than $100,000 from First Republic Bank and $86,000 from the maker of customized beds. Specifics were not given.

Kingston, whose legal name is Kisean Anderson, was already serving a two-year probation sentence for trafficking stolen property.

His mother pleaded guilty in 2006 to bank fraud for stealing over $160,000 and served nearly a year-and-a-half in prison, according to federal court records.

Sean Kingston released from jail on $100K bail (2024)

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