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“He’s on his third bite of the apple down here,” Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office spokesperson Terry Chavez said. “The pretrial diversion program that he originally got is usually given to first-time offenders, which he originally was,” Chavez said. “Basically, it’s like a chance to redeem yourself and start all over.” Mbakwe lost that opportunity with his next arrest. After he was kicked out of the diversion program, he pled guilty in February of this year and received one year of administrative probation.