Chris Brown update: Probation revoked due to arrest, assault case
A Los Angeles judge revoked Chris Brown's probation on Monday, Dec. 16, due to an October arrest over an assault case and ordered the R&B singer to continue his anger management treatment.
No request was made by prosecutors for Brown to be sent to jail. He is accused of hitting a man outside a hotel in Washington, D.C. and must return there on Jan. 8 for a hearing over the matter. In November, a Los Angeles judge ordered the singer to complete 90 days of anger management treatment and 24 hours of community labor a week because he reportedly threw a rock through his mother's car window during a session he had attended as part of a voluntary stint
On Monday, the judge said that he was revoking Brown's probation and cited details contained in the Washington, D.C. arrest report as the reason, the Associated Press said. He also said is "pleased" that Brown is "doing well" in anger management treatment, the news wire reported.
UPDATE: The probation report, obtained by OTRC.com, states that a recent progress report, from Dec. 5, "indicates" that Brown has "made improvements and positive behavior change in the program." It states the singer participates in daily group and personal therapy sessions and that he "has been taken off medical marijuana" and is "taking psychotropic medication as prescribed." Recent random drug tests have been negative.
Brown was ordered to appear in court in Los Angeles again on Feb. 10 to give an update about his rehab.
Brown was first put on probation over his 2009 assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna. He had it revoked earlier this year after he was changed in a hit-and-run case -- which has since been settled -- and because officials found he had not completed six months of community labor properly. He was given an extra 1,000 hours.
(Pictured above: Chris Brown appears at a probation hearing at a Los Angeles court on Nov. 20, 2013.)