Future’s oldest son faces charges on gang-related activities

17-year-old Jakobi Wilburn was arrested in Newton County and will be tried as an adult

Future's son arrested

Future's oldest son, Jakobi Wilburn, is facing trial after being arrested in January and charged with "criminal use of an article with altered ID mark—possession of firearm and giving false name, address or birthdate to law enforcement officer."

The 17-year-old is also facing charges of criminal gang activity and trespassing, according to TMZ.

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Court documents reportedly show that Wilburn listed himself as indigent and needing a public defender, but TMZ says the teen’s parents will pay for his attorneys.

Wilburn’s mother, Jessica Smith, told TMZ she and the Atlanta rapper, whose real name is Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, are on top of the situation.

"Our son is a minor and to protect his well being in this trying situation, we ask that everyone please respect our privacy at this time,” she told TMZ.

In 2013, Smith filed a lawsuit against Future when she accused him of lying about his income in order to pay less child support, Complex reported. She also took him to court in 2016, accusing him of neglecting their son and again asking for more child support.

A trial date hasn’t yet been set. Jakobi Wilburn is the oldest of Future’s six children.

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