Bobby Brown has been released from jail after spending only 9 hours behind bars.
Bobby Brown barely had time to settle into his cell following his incarceration on Wednesday morning for his third DUI conviction.
The singer checked into L.A. County Jail at 9:58 a.m. on Wednesday, before being released at 6:58 p.m. because the jail was “overcrowded”, TMZ reports.
Bobby Brown was sentenced to 55 days in prison last month after being arrested and charged for his third DUI in October.
He was caught driving erratically around Los Angeles on a suspended license, and had been arrested seven months beforehand for a similar crime.
Bobby Brown has been released from jail after spending only 9 hours behind bars
Bobby Brown missed his original court date in February, and was ordered to attend three Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings per week until his hearing on Tuesday.
The County Sheriff’s spokesperson recently said he was likely to only serve 9 days of his sentence – not 9 hours.
Bobby Brown is currently on 4-year probation and has to attend 18 months of alcohol education classes.
Bobby Brown, the troubled ex-husband of late singer Whitney Houston, has avoided jail for DUI after making a plea bargain with prosecutors.
Bobby Brown, 43, pleaded no-contest to a charge of driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher.
In return prosecutors dropped a charge of driving under the influence, which would have carried a stiffer penalty.
According to TMZ, Bobby Brown was sentenced to 36 months of summary probation and one day in county jail, the latter of which he already served after his arrest.
In addition, the singer has to complete a 90-day alcohol program.
Bobby Brown was arrested last month in Los Angeles after cops noticed he was driving while talking on his cell phone.
And when he was pulled over, they said he strongly smelled of alcohol.
During his sobriety test Bobby Brown blew a 0.12 on a breathalyzer, which is legally drunk in California.
Bobby Brown has avoided jail for DUI after making a plea bargain with prosecutors
At the time, his lawyer, Tiffany Feder, said “everyone is innocent until proven guilty”, but did not deny he had been drinking.
After being arrested, Bobby Brown was taken to Van Nuys jail.
Officer Tiana Reed said: “We observed intoxication once Mr. Brown was pulled over.
“We put him through four sobriety tests, none of which he passed.
“He was arrested at 12:20 p.m. and booked into the Van Nuys jail.”
Bobby Brown already has a DUI conviction.
He was arrested in Georgia back in 1996.
Bobby Brown eventually pleaded guilty to DUI and served eight days in jail.
Meanwhile it has emerged Bobby Brown may be on the road to reconciling with his daughter Bobbi Kristina.
According to US Weekly, Bobby Brown and his daughter Bobbi Kristina spent some quality time together in New York on Tuesday.
A witness said Bobbi Kristina Brown had lunch with her father at upmarket restaurant Blue Fin, which sits in the heart of Times Square
They were joined by his longtime girlfriend Alicia Etheridge and three other friends.
But while their meal lasted around 90 minutes the bystander claims Bobbi Kristina “was on her phone and texting a crazy amount”.
“She didn’t seem too thrilled to be there, in all honesty,” the source said.
Bobby Brown has been released from jail on $5,000 bail after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles.
According to the booking sheet, Bobby Brown, 43, was pulled over Reseda, California at 12:20 PM PST.
While the police documents simply list the crime as a misdemeanor, TMZ reports that Bobby Brown’s blood alcohol level was over 0.08 and he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
After being arrested Bobby Brown was taken to Van Nuys jail when he was booked in at 1:22 PM PST.
The singer was later released on bail after the $5,000 was paid.
Bobby Brown is said to have been drunk at the time of his arrest, with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher.
“We observed intoxication once Mr. Brown was pulled over,” Officer Tiana Reed told RadarOnline.com.
“We put him through four sobriety tests, none of which he passed. He was arrested at 12:20 p.m. and booked into the Van Nuys jail.”
Bobby Brown already has a DUI conviction, being arrested in Georgia back in 1996
The late Whitney Houston’s ex-husband already has a DUI conviction.
Bobby Brown was arrested in Georgia back in 1996.
He eventually pleaded guilty to DUI and served eight days in jail.
This new incident comes amidst reports that Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston were planning to remarry.
A source close to the couple, Derrick Handspike told the National Enquirer: “Bobby told me, <<The world may have thought we were history, but the reality is we were never really apart. We’ve never stopped loving each other.>>”
Derrick Handspike also said that Bobby Brown, who is engaged to Alicia Etheridge, told him: “I could have saved her! If I had been with Whitney, she never would have died in that hotel bathtub. I would have never left her alone!”
It’s claimed that Bobby Brown father’s death drew the estranged couple back together, and they were pictured enjoying dinner together in LA with their 18-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina with daughter just a couple of nights before Whitney Houston’s death.
Bobby Brown has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles a couple of hours ago.
Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Bobby Brown was pulled over in Reseda, CA, at 12:20 p.m. PST for allegedly driving while talking on a cell phone.
Bobby Brown, 43, is currently in custody in Van Nuys jail. It’s unclear what substance cops believe Bobby Brown had been using before he got behind the wheel.
Bobby Brown has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles
Whitney Houston’s ex-husband already has a DUI conviction on his record stemming from an arrest in Georgia in 1996. Bobby Brown eventually pled guilty to DUI and served 8 days in jail.
Bobby Brown has been back in the news ever since Whitney Houston died in a Beverly Hills hotel room on February 11. Bobby Brown was turned away from the death scene and left the funeral service early after a disagreement with Whitney Houston’s family.
Few hours after his arrest, sources close to Bobby Brown told TMZ that his “people” are en route to the jail to bail him out.