News: Chris Brown To Face Judge Today, Community Service Duties In Question

Thursday, Feb 18, 2010 11:45AM

Written by Biz Jones

R&B singer Chris Brown is reportedly heading to court today to face a judge who is questioning whether or not the type of community service Brown has been performing in Virginia is truly hard labor.

According to reports, Brown will appear in a Los Angeles courtroom this afternoon.

Our sources say Judge Patricia Schnegg has been skeptical about the type of community service Brown has been performing in Virginia. She wants to make sure it's true hard labor. Brown and his lawyer, Mark Geragos, will go before Judge Schnegg at 2 PM PT today ... and we're told they're armed with a list showing Chris got plenty dirty performing his community service -- one of Chris' specialties ... cleaning brush off Virginia highways. (TMZ)

Photos of Brown working outside in Virginia landed online last September.

Chris Brown has started his community service and has got the exclusive photos to prove it. The singer, dressed in an orange vest and red baseball cap, appears to be pulling weeds on a roadside. The R&B singer tweeted Wednesday morning 'on my way to community service...' (Radar Online)

His probabtion was determined in court in the summer of 2009.

Pop singer Chris Brown was sentenced today to five years of probation and 180 days community labor -- to be personally supervised by the chief of police in Richmond, Va. -- in connection with his attack on former girlfriend Rihanna. L.A. County He was also ordered him to stay at least 50 yards away from Rihanna, 21, for the next five years. (Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Judge Patricia Schnegg personally announced the sentence.

"You are going to be placed on formal felony probation for a period of sixty months," Schnegg told Brown. "I'm going to keep probation to be supervised by state of California with Mr. Brown performing his domestic violence counseling and community labor in the state of Virginia." (E! Online)

Check out footage of Chris Brown appearing in court earlier this year:

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