Bobby Brown Facing Possible Jail Time After DUI Arrest in Tarzana

The singer's arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 16.

Singer Bobby Brown was charged Thursday with driving on a restricted license due to alcohol or drugs and two other charges stemming from his arrest in Tarzana.

The driving on a restricted license due to alcohol or drugs carries a 10-day mandatory to a six-month stay in jail, and a minimum fine of $300 to a maximum of $1,000, according to Frank T. Mateljan of the City Attorney's Office.

The 43-year-old Brown was also charged with driving under the influence with a prior conviction and refusing to take a chemical test. The refusal allegation carries a mandatory, minimum two-day stay in jail, with the prior allegation calling a four-day jail term, Mateljan said.

The former husband of the late pop icon Whitney Houston also was charged with driving without an ignition interlock device. He faces a possible six-month stay in jail and a $5,000 fine, Mateljan said.

Brown's arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 16 in Department 103 of the Van Nuys Superior Court, Mateljan said.

He also faces a probation violation on his Nov. 16 court date in connection with a no contest plea in April to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge stemming from a March 26 arrest, which could land him up to six months in jail and a $610 fine, Mateljan said.

Brown was arrested around 1 a.m. Wednesday after an officer observed his Acura sedan being driven erratically in the area of Ventura Boulevard and Corbin Avenue, according to Sgt. Duane Aikins of the Los Angeles Police Department's Topanga Station.

Brown posted $25,000 bail and was released from a Van Nuys jail at 3:55 a.m.


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