Apollo Nida Arrested for Resisting Officer in May as RHOA Star Claims Probation Officer Mishandled His Case, Asks Judge to Terminate His Probation

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Apollo Nida Arrested for Resisting Officer in May as RHOA Star Claims Probation Officer Mishandled His Case, Asks Judge to Terminate His ProbationIn 2014, Phaedra Parks’ ex-husband Apollo Nida was accused of laundering money via fraudulent bank accounts.

He could have faced a 30-year sentence, but he chose to cooperate with authorities and earned less prison time. After her husband began his sentence, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star filed for divorce five years into their marriage. The exes have two sons together.

Though he was released in 2019, Apollo is completing a five-year probation (supervised release), and he must continually deal with probation officers.

Based on court docs obtained by Radar Online, Apollo asked a federal judge to end his probation early. His reasons are related to work.

His attorney stated that, as a public figure, Apollo “earned income as a guest speaker; Mr. Nida was also paid to host parties and events in various cities and states throughout the country. In fact, while on pretrial release (bond) Mr. Nida continued to travel and earn income through these same means.”

After his release, Apollo moved to Philadelphia, where he “reintegrated into society” and successfully held a job. In October of last year, he decided to move back to Atlanta so he could be closer to the children he shares with Phaedra.

According to the docs, however, his probation officer dropped the ball and was unable to make contact with him for several months after he relocated. Apollo eventually made contact with the officer, who expressed that the file was “overlooked.”

The petition says Apollo had five separate probation officers. There was an issue in May, when a P.O. approved a work-related trip to Miami but didn’t file the paperwork.

After attempting to enter his hotel, Apollo was arrested on May 30 for a local ordinance violation. He quickly informed his probation officer regarding his contact with the authorities, and he also posted bail.

The court docs alleged that Apollo resisted an officer/arrest without committing violence. The bond was set at $1,000. Peter Thomas, Cynthia Bailey’s ex-husband, picked him up after the release.

On August 5, his charges were dropped. He was required to stay on GPS monitoring and adhere to strict curfews that “affected his livelihood and family.” The probation officer also stopped allowing him to travel.

Apollo also claimed his probation officer spoke falsely in court regarding the details about the arrest. The former Bravo star is asking the judge to end his probation so he can continue his life.

As of now, the judge hasn’t made a decision.

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