August 17, 2013 12:45

Chris Brown sentenced to 1,000 more hours of community service

Brown's hours could involve graffiti removal or cleaning up beaches and highways in LA

Chris Brown sentenced to 1,000 more hours of community service

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Chris Brown has been ordered to perform another 1,000 hours of community service by an LA judge.

Judge James Brandlin reinstated Brown's probation and gave the singer until August 25, 2014 to complete his new hours after a district attorney argued that she found "significant discrepancies indicating at best sloppy documentation and at worst fraudulent reporting" in paperwork relating to Brown's previous hours of community service.

Brown's new hours, which he has been ordered to perform in LA rather than his home state of Virginia, could involve graffiti removal or cleaning up local beaches and highways.

Brown attended the hearing in LA yesterday (August 16), Billboard reports, but did not speak other than to agree to the deal brokered by the judge, a prosecutor and his lawyer. Brown will have to appear in court again on November 20 for a progress report.

The new stint of community service is the latest addition to Brown's ongoing legal woes, which date back to his 2009 arrest for assaulting his then girlfriend Rihanna. He has since had further brushes with the law for assault and traffic charges.

Meanwhile, it was reported earlier this week (August 14) that Brown is being sued by a man claiming he was punched and kicked by a member of the singer's entourage during a fight earlier this year which also involved Frank Ocean. Brown's lawyer has called the case "garbage" and threatened to counter-sue if necessary.

Earlier this month Brown said that his forthcoming album, 'X', due for release this Monday (August 19), is likely to be his last. The singer took to Twitter to tell fans the news, writing: "Don't worry mainstream America. After this X album, it'll probably be my last album."

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