Chris Brown Charged With Misdemeanor Possession of a Monkey Without a Permit

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Chris Brown has been in more serious trouble, no doubt about it. But still.

Us Weekly reported on Thursday that, based on court documents they obtained (filed on December 10), Brown has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of a restricted species without a permit for retaining his pet capuchin monkey, Fiji.

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has reportedly launched an investigation into the matter. The documents indicate that the monkey is suspected to have lived in Brown’s Los Angeles home between October 2017 and January 2018.

TMZ reports that if convicted Brown would face a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Brown’s court date is February 6.

[Us Weekly]


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