Chris Brown returned to court yesterday (July 15) after Los Angeles county prosecutors filed paperwork to revoke his probation. The original probation was filed in 2009 after he pleaded guilty in the domestic abuse felony conviction involving former girlfriend Rihanna.
While the District Attorney’s Office let Brown go yesterday, he is still faces possible jail time, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Brown has been released and ordered back to court on August 16 for further proceedings. Deputy District Attorney Mary Murray had the choice to take Brown immediately into custody, but instead set the new trial date to determine if the probation will stand. If the probation revocation does stand, he could serve some of the five-year jail sentence for his assault of Rihanna.
Court documents (obtained by Radio.com) in the revocation of Chris Brown’s probation state: “Subsequent to the defendant’s grant of probation, the defendant violated his probation by committing the following crime: Vehicle Code.”
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