The musician, who seven years ago was convicted for beating Rihanna, threatened his guests with a weapon and then a few hours argued with the police.
Los Angeles police arrested singer and musician Chris Brown for assault with a deadly weapon. He was taken to the police center for several hours after the confrontation with law enforcement officers near his home. After charges musician has been released on bail for $ 250 thousand.
His lawyer, Mark Geragos thanked all the fans for their support, also he said on Twitter that Brown is on the loose and feels good, but also said that his client in no way to blame. Chris Brown will appear in court on 20 September.
Police arrived at the house after a call from a woman, who stated that Brown threatened her with a weapon. The call was made by a model - Bailey Curran. According to her, she was at a party and she was going to talk to him about future joint projects. The incident occurred when she was looking at the jewels on the other guest; suddenly Brown demanded that she must leave, after this he pulled out a gun and yelled at her in order to remove her from his home. Later, the guards tried to take her sign a non-disclosure, but she refused to give such a document and called the police.
Curiously, but the police (and immediately appeared on the scene reporters) for a long time could not get into Brown's house. Musician at this time wrote and published a video on his blog on the Instagram, saying that he is tired from everything.
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"The Siege", as it has been dubbed by the American media, lasted almost a few hours. When the police were able to get into the house, they detained several people (LA Times writes about six), and at this time they have already begun to cooperate with the investigation. However, the police did not disclose the details of the investigation, and the only anonymous source told that during the search a bag with "evidence relating to the case" was found thrown out of the window.
Brown's lawyer immediately after arrest claimed that the singer denies any charges and plans soon to be released on bail.
Judging by the amount of the bail, the police have not discovered yet something serious at Brown’s action.
Chris Brown became known in mid-zero, recording immediately after school album «Chris Brown», who started from second place on the Billboard charts. Now in his credit eight solo albums and several records, written in collaboration with other musicians, numerous awards - such as, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, one Grammy Award (for «F.A.M.E.») and 15 nominations for it. However, in 2009, the 20-year-old musician has very different glory.
In 2009, his ex-girlfriend Rihanna (they were of the same age, and their careers have evolved about the same) accused the musician of domestic violence - he beat the girl, escaped from the police, but soon gave himself up. The Court found Brown guilty, and sentenced him to a five-year suspended sentence (in the end he spent on probation for six years), he was sentenced to a thousand hours of community service and was ordered to undergo a course of rehabilitation for persons who are prone to violence. At the same time he was forbidden to approach Rihanna.
However, a few years later the pair almost made it up, trying to renew old relationships, they even recorded compositions together, but in the end they did finally break up.
Although his probation ended only in 2015 (Brown even was during a short time in prison, when he was still fired from rehabilitation courses), the singer has already managed to get into some bad stories. So, at the beginning of this year, the police carried out the investigation, when a certain woman accused him of beating. In addition, the criminal past led to the fact that Canada has banned him from entering, and the Australian authorities have asked to explain why they should let Brown in the country.