Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty
On Monday, Chris Brown entered a plea of “not guilty” to charges of felony assault and making criminal threats. Brown was charged back in March by Los Angeles County prosecutors, was was charged with the crimes against victim noted in court records as “Robyn F”.
Singer Rihanna, who was Chris Brown’s girlfriend at the time of the assualt and whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, had her lawyer at the hearing, and noted that “[Rihanna] would be pleased if this was over quickly” and would testify if need be.
If found guilty, Brown could spend up to five years in prison. After Brown entered his plea, he left quickly along with defense attorney Mark Geragos, who had no comment.
Singer Rihanna has named as the previously unnamed woman who was the victim of a domestic violence attack by boyfriend Chris Brown early Sunday morning.
Police on the scene call the attack “horrific” and that photos taken of Rihanna before she was removed from the scene show “devastating proof of abuse”.
Brown turned himself in later on Sunday, and was released on $50,000 bail. He has a court date set for March 5th.
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R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday morning after an alleged domestic violence dispute with a woman who has not yet been identified. Police say that Brown and the woman were in a car by Hollywood’s Hancock Park when they became involved in an argument. The argument then escalated as the two exited their car. When police arrived on the scene responding to a 911 call, they found the woman at the scene, but Brown had left. Police say that the woman “suffered visible injuries and identified Brown as her attacker.”
Brown was picked up later Sunday night, and booked on charges of criminal threats. Brown was later released on $50,000 bail. A court date of March 5th has been set, and the LAPD noted that “at the time the case is presented to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, additional charges may be filed.”