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A trial over Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault case in Washington, D.C. has been delayed again, this time for months, after prosecutors refused to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who was found guilty of the same charge and is a witness.
Brown was scheduled to face a judge in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 23. The 24-year-old R&B and pop singer and his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, were arrested in October and accused of punching Parker Adams, 20, outside a city hotel. Brown, who was jailed in March in California for violating his 2009 probation in a separate case and was flown with federal agents for his trial, previously pleaded not guilty to felony assault -- which was later reduced to a misdemeanor. Hollosy was found guilty of the same latter charge on Monday and his lawyer had said he plans to appeal.
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A trial over Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault case in Washington, D.C. has been delayed, hours after his bodyguard was found guilty of the same charge, stemming from the same incident.
Brown, 24, and Christopher Hollosy were arrested in October and accused of punching Parker Adams, 20, outside a city hotel. Adams said he suffered a broken nose. Brown, who was jailed last month in California for violating his 2009 probation and was flown with federal agents to Washington, has denied all wrongdoing.
Chris Brown, who was jailed last month for violating probation, has been taken into federal custody by U.S. Marshals, who will transport him to Washington D.C., where he will stand trial for a misdemeanor assault case.
The 24-year-old Grammy-winning R&B singer will fly there later in the day, his lawyer told OTRC.com on Thursday, April 3, a day after he was detained. Brown is accused of hitting a man outside of a hotel in October. He had pleaded not guilty to felony assault and the charge was reduced to a misdemeanor.
Chris Brown, who was arrested last week for violating his probation by being kicked out of rehab, has been ordered to remain in jail until his probation hearing next month.
A judge denied the 24-year-old R&B star bail on Monday, March 17. The singer was seen dressed in an orange jail uniform and in handcuffs in a Los Angeles courthouse, while his mother watched, crying. Brown mouthed "I Love You" to her was he was taken back into custody, OTRC.com has learned.
Chris Brown was arrested on Friday, March 14, for violating his probation, which occurred because he was discharged from a rehab facility where he had been seeking court-mandated treatment for anger management and other issues, officials say.
The 24-year-old R&B singer had been told by a judge last month that he is to remain in the center, located in Malibu, California, until he stands trial on a misdemeanor assault case in Washington, D.C. on April 17 and that leaving would constitute a violation of his probation, which was originally handed down over his 2009 attack on Rihanna, and lead to jail time.
Chris Brown will remain in rehab and continue his treatment after a Los Angeles judge turned down a prosecutor's motion on Monday, Feb. 3, to send the singer to jail.
Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin cited probation officials who reported that the singer has made progress in his rehabilitation program and the singer's good behavior.
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
Chris Brown was ordered to 90 days of anger management treatment at a residential rehab facility during his probation hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 20, OTRC.com has learned.
It was also reported that the 24-year-old singer was discharged from a rehab center where he was previously receiving treatment after throwing a rock through his mother's car window.
Chris Brown has checked out of rehab and will continue his anger management treatment as an outpatient, OTRC.com has learned.
The 24-year-old R&B star had entered an undisclosed facility in October after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following a confrontation with a man outside a hotel in Washington D.C. He pleaded not guilty.
A felony assault charge filed against Chris Brown following a weekend arrest over a confrontation with a man in Washington, D.C. has been reduced to a misdemeanor, while the R&B singer still faces another threat of a possible probation violation.
The 24-year-old singer was arraigned in court on Monday, Oct. 28. Police say Brown and his bodyguard got into an "altercation" with another man outside the W Hotel, some 700 yards from the White House, around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday. Both Brown and his bodyguard were charged with felony assault and jailed.
Chris Brown's probation was reinstated on Friday, Aug. 16, after a civil compromise was reached over a car crash case, but a judge also sentenced the R&B singer to 1,000 hours of community labor over a different matter.
The 24-year-old's probation, originally given over his 2009 assault of Rihanna, had been revoked after he was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles and was accused by the other driver of causing it and refusing to exchange insurance information. Brown's lawyer had denied any wrongdoing and said that he accidentally submitted the wrong data. A civil compromise was reached on Thursday.
A misdemeanor hit and run charge against Chris Brown has been dropped.
A Los Angeles judge announced on Thursday, Aug. 15, that a civil compromise had been reached, the Associated Press reported. The R&B singer was accused of rear-ending a car stopped at a red light in May and then refusing to give the female driver his insurance information. He says the two did exchange information but that he accidentally gave the wrong data.