Even though an arrest warrant for Chris has not been issued in Miami, where he allegedly stole a woman’s phone, officials in LA could pursue this incident and try to put him behind bars — do you think he deserves this?
Chris Brown is coming under fire once again. Former New York prosecutor Raoul Felder tells HollywoodLife.com that the Los Angeles district attorney’s office could certainly go after Chris and put him behind bars for up to four years for allegedly stealing a woman’s phone!
“Chris violated his probation even if there are no charges filed against him,” Raoul tells us. “It’s an act of aggression that could be considered a threat of assault. Just because local authorities don’t prosecute, he did technically violate his probation because he was involved in an altercation. Technically he took this woman’s property and technically he acted in an assaultive matter.”
(In case you forgot, Chris would sentenced to five years probation for beating up Rihanna in 2009.)
Raoul explains why the Miami DA probably won’t press charges.. “Since he was provoked, the woman was taking pictures of him and wouldn’t stop, it’s not the kind of thing that would be prosecuted,” he continues. “Unless the prosecutor wants press and his name in the papers. But Miami doesn’t have time to get involved with this kind of thing. The kinds of things that would be considered to revoke Chris’ probation would be is he beat up someone again, especially a woman. Or if Chris began to bother Rihanna.”
Raoul says it’s highly unlikely that the LA DA’s office will pursue this but they could demand that Chris go back to anger management.
“Many times domestic violence is a problem with anger management,” he says. “What he did was react in a stronger way than the average guy because he has these problems. If I were his lawyer I’d give him a lecture and tell him that time will heal.”
We’ve reached out to Chris’ attorney and are awaiting a response.
— Chloe Melas
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