A Florida judge has ordered a suspect in the killing of rapper XXXTentacion to be held without bond.
Twenty-two year old Dedrick Williams of Pompano Beach appeared before Broward County Judge Kim Theresa Mollica via video Thursday afternoon. He wore an orange jumpsuit and didn't speak during the minutes-long hearing, the Daily Mail reported.
Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation, a probation violation and for not having a valid driver's license. Mollica ordered Williams to be held without bond.
Williams also was scheduled to appear Monday before a different judge regarding the probation violation charge that stems from a 2014 grand theft auto case.
An arrest report says Williams was arrested Wednesday night around 7pm, after an officer spotted him driving a silver 2004 Honda. The report says Williams, of Pompano Beach, was alone in the car and driving without a license. He was arrested on an active felony warrant.
After Williams' arrest, Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said homicide detectives also were seeking additional suspects.
TMZ reports that a judge has signed off on two other arrest warrants, in addition to Williams'.
While Williams' arrest wasn't announced until Thursday morning, video showed mourners erupting in cheers last night when they learned that police had contacted the rapper's mom to say they had made an arrest.
Williams' Instagram account paints the picture of a young tattoo artist obsessed with money.
His account is mostly filled with pictures of him showing off his tattoo work and posing with large wads of cash.
He appears to go by the name 'Chucky'.
Public records show Williams has had many run-ins with the law, including at least 11 felony arrests for charges like cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence and aggravated assault with a firearm.
In 2014, he was accused of holding a gun to his girlfriend's head.
However, it does not appear he ever served jail time for his slew of charges. He is currently on probation for grand theft auto, and records show he violated his probation in December 2016 when he was caught with a firearm.
XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving a Deerfield Beach, Florida motorcycle dealership in his BMW sports car on Monday when he was approached by two men who shot him to death.
Police believe the murder was a robbery-gone-wrong, since the two men made off with a Louis Vuitton bag. Onfroy's lawyer also said his client had withdrawn a large sum before visiting the dealership, possibly to purchase a motorcyle.
It's unclear if cops are still looking for a second suspect. The Broward County Sheriff's Office did not return DailyMail.com's requests for comment Thursday morning.
A parade of mourners on Tuesday visited the spot outside the Riva Motorsports where the rapper was gunnned down.
They placed candles, flowers and teddy bears on the sidewalk near the spot. They decorated 100 yards of sidewalk with chalk art including messages of sympathy and loss such as 'Feel for you XXX' and '4evr Young'.
Myles O'Hara, 17, and Aaron Gavin, 20, sat on the curb, solemnly staring at the ground, mostly ignoring the people who moved past. They said they admired XXXTentacion because he was a local kid who rose from rough circumstances and was making a positive contribution.
"He had some legal allegations before, but the last year he had only been a positive influence on people's lives, making hit Billboard songs," O'Hara said. "He has been a kind person. You could look at his face and smile and he was just a normal kid like us ... His style is almost hard to explain. He had an angry tone. He meant everything he said, even the most simplistic words. It just came off his tongue like nothing. He was speaking his mind."
Gavin said unlike other rappers whose songs emphasize buying expensive merchandise, XXXTentacion rapped about his emotions.
"X talked about how he felt instead of materialistic things like owning this car, this car, this house, this house," Gavin said.
Brandon Lang, a 29-year-old magazine owner, said XXXTentacion may have had an angry persona in his performance, but in reality he "did good things", pointing out that he had come home to perform in an upcoming charity show.
"He had all these mistakes that could have wound up defining him but he didn't let that happen," Lang said. "That is why he is connecting to all these kids because these kids are going through a really sad time, a sad world. He taught them how to cope."
In Los Angeles, hundreds of fans turned Melrose Avenue into a mosh pit in celebration and mourning of XXXTentacion late Tuesday night.
In an impromptu memorial outside a Hollywood bike shop, fans filling the street and dancing on rooftops shouted along with his songs beneath a cloud of pot smoke.
A big painted sign in the shop window read RIP XXX followed by hearts.
Police closed off the street and let the party grow to nearly 500 people before calling for the crowd to clear out.
The entertainer, who sported dreadlocks and facial tattoos, was a rising star. He notched a No. 1 album in March with his sophomore effort '?″ and had a top 10 hit with 'Sad!' but was facing trial on charges that he beat up his pregnant girlfriend.
His brief career was marked by controversy. In 2016, he was arrested on charges including home invasion for a 2015 incident, and less than a month later was jailed on charges that he attacked his girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time. Later, he faced more charges including witness tampering.
In an interview this month with the Miami New Times, XXXTentacion described his upbringing, which included seeing his mother infrequently and being raised by friends, family and baby sitters. His mother bought him clothes, phones and other gifts. He said he used violence so she would engage with him.
In one video on social media, he said: "If worse things come to worse, I (expletive) die a tragic death or some (expletive), and I'm not able to see out my dreams, I at least want to know that the kids perceive my message and were able to make something of themselves."
He continued later: "I appreciate and love all of you and I believe in you all; do not let your depression make you, do not let your body define your soul, let your soul define your body. Your mind is limitless ... you are worth more than you can believe."