Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Florida while he was on tour. As soon as he finished his performance at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida, he was arrested and escorted to a police car, reports TMZ.
Brown was arrested on an outstanding out-of-county warrant from 2017, reports CNN. Initially, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office would not give further information about the reason for the warrant. All they would say was that Brown was booked and released after posting bail. However, it was later revealed the outstanding warrant was for felony battery, according to CBS News. Brown was released on $2,000 bond.
An unusual purchase
Prior to the arrest, Brown made headlines for purchasing a $350,000 bullet-proof SUV. Apparently, he is fearful of being shot, but it isn’t clear why. The Rezvani Tank can reportedly withstand several rounds from an automatic weapon. It also comes with thermal night vision systems, according to the company’s website. Additional options include military-grade run-flat tires, ram bumpers, and electrified door handles.
A history of trouble with the law
Brown has had several clashes with the law. Back in 2009, he faced physical assault charges after assaulting his former girlfriend, Rihanna. Brown was charged with felony assault and making criminal threats. However, he managed to avoid jail time. Instead, the singer was given five years of probation and had to perform community service. The event had an impact on his career shortly afterward. Radio stations around the country refused to play Brown’s music and some artists declined the opportunity to work with him.
Back in 2016, Brown was arrested for an alleged assault with a deadly weapon. This occurred after former beauty contestant Baylee Curran called 911 asking for help. Brown was later released on $250,000 bail. Before this incident, in 2013, Brown and his bodyguard were arrested and charged with felony assault following an alleged confrontation outside a hotel. Brown was released after the charge was downgraded to a misdemeanor.
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