Hip-hop artist appeared in court in Fishkill, New York on Wednesday morning, December 17, pleading guilty to second-degree harassment charge, a violation, stemmed from a happened on June 3, 2007. In lieu of jail time, he, as stated in the plea bargain, was ordered to perform 65 hours of community service that must be completed before June next year. Besides, he was ordered to pay a $250 fine.
Having his child-endangerment charge dropped by prosecutors as part of the deal, Akon will have to avoid arrest within the next 12 months, otherwise he will have to reappear in the Fishkill court. After the court hearing, he was seen shaking hands with Anthony Smith, the now 16-year-old fan whom he threw off the stage, and apologizing to him and his parents.