Marlo Hampton’s criminal record doesn’t end with her multiple battery arrests. RadarOnline.com can reveal exclusive details on The Real Housewives of Atlanta star’s possession of firearm arrest and even more past charges.
In a criminal report obtained from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Hampton was arrested for felony in possession of a firearm on December 4, 2002.
Officers responded to a burglary offense. During the investigation, a firearm was recovered.
“Officers then interviewed two suspects,” the report read. “One of the witnesses observed the defendant in possession of the firearm. The other witness advised that she had been called by the defendant and asked to take possession of the firearm.”
Hampton is a convicted felon and was on probation at the time. She was not a suspect in the burglary.
Fortunately for Hampton, no charges were filed against her.
“At trial we would be unable to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the firearm was in the possession of the defendant,” the judgment read. “The key witness who places the firearm in the possession of the defendant was a person who had been accused of committing a crime against the defendant the day before. Defendant agrees that she did possesses the firearm in the past, so even if the defendant’s prints were found on the firearm, that evidence would not assist in this prosecution.”
According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, she was also charged with aggravated battery, great bodily harm on December 4, 2002.
Hampton entered a plea of nolo contendere, which means a defendant accepts conviction as though a guilty plea but does not admit guilt.
She was sentenced to the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term of 10 years. The sentence was suspended. She was placed on two years community control under supervision of the Department of Corrections. That was followed by three years probation under supervision of the Department of Corrections.
Hampton was arrested on September 9, 2002for worthless checks. She was held on $1,000 bond and released a day later. She pled nolo contendere.
Radar previously revealed exclusive details on her criminal record. She was arrested on August 19, 1998 for battery on a law enforcement officer.
“While officer was speaking with complainant, [Hampton] walked into [the] residence and began to argue with her,” the report read. “[Hampton] then spit on complainant and threw a glass bottle at her.”
Hampton and the complainant then began to get into a “physical confrontation.”
“[The officer] ordered both of them to separate,” the report continued. “Both refused my commands. Defendant began to swing at [the officer] with her legs and arms striking.”
Hampton was held on $10,000 bond. She entered a plea of nolo contendere and was placed on probation for 12 months.
According to an incident report obtained from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, she was arrested for aggravated battery with great bodily injury and harm with a deadly weapon on May 26, 1999. She began to serve time for her aggravated battery felony conviction on September 28, 1999. She was released on January 28, 2000.
She was then arrested for aggravated battery – great bodily harm with a deadly weapon on June 19, 2000. She was released on December 8, 2000.
On Valentine’s Day in 2001, she violated her probation when she was busted for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. She was released on February 20, 2001, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office report revealed.
Her final arrest took place on July 28, 2003. She was busted for aggravated battery of great bodily harm. She violated her probation. She was released 30 days later on August 27, 2003.
She told Bossip in 2011 that she is “not ashamed of her past.”
“We all have a past and my hard-knock childhood in and out of the Foster Care system is a reflection on a bigger issue we are faced with here in America, a broken Foster Care system,” she said. “My present charge in life is to live with God in my heart and help young women especially from the foster care system avoid the challenges I faced. I’m more than just what is being said of me and I have a story to tell.”
It appears Hampton has been promoted to full-time status on RHOA after Kenya Moore’s firing.