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Bobby Brown sentenced to 55 days in jail for DUI

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bobby Brown has been sentenced to 55 days in a Los Angeles jail and four years of probation for a drunken driving case.

City attorney's spokesman Frank Mateljan (mah-tell-JIN') says Brown was sentenced Tuesday after pleading no contest to charges he was under the influence and driving on a suspended license when he was arrested in October.

Brown was on probation for another DUI case at the time.

The 44-year-old "New Edition" singer was ordered to report to jail March 20. He also was placed on four years of informal probation and will be required to complete an 18-month alcohol treatment program.

Brown's attorney Tiffany Feder had no immediate comment on the sentence.

The sentence was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.

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2Comments
Feb 27, 2013 11:46AM
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I wonder if he'll get passed around for a carton of smokes?
Feb 26, 2013 7:54PM
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When will rich people learn that when you drink too muck to just call a cab or limo or whatever! There is no shame in that...but there is shame when you endanger yourself and others and end up getting busted. 
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