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Chris Brown Gets 1 Year in L.A. County Jail for Probation Violation

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Singer Chris Brown on Friday admitted to violating his probation by committing a crime in the Washington, D.C., area and was promptly sentenced to a year in county jail by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge.


Chris Brown appears at the Criminal Justice Center in Downtown Los Angeles, Feb. 3, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Brown has already spent a couple of months in jail and more than three months in a rehab program and will be given 234 days of credit for time served.

Mark Geragos, Brown’s attorney, said the singer could get an early release by the weekend because he has served 234 of the 365 days.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin said the 365-day sentence was the maximum he could give the defendant short of state prison.

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