Singer Chris Brown might withstand six months in jail if a misdemeanor cost towards his goes by for preserving a monkey as pet with out allow.
California Fish and Wildlife brokers seized Chris Brown’s pet capuchin monkey from his Los Angeles dwelling Friday.
Leader of the investigation Capt. Patrick Foy mentioned they found that the singer didn’t have a allow for the animal he named Fiji.
Brown posted an Instagram video final month of his Three-year-old daughter, Royalty, cuddling with the pet.
But on-line feedback adopted, with critics saying the monkey belonged within the wild and that Fiji might be a hazard to his daughter.
Brown reacted with a “chill out” message on the time, TMZ reported.
Foy mentioned the video prompted six calls to the wildlife division from individuals involved in regards to the animal. He mentioned Brown agreed to cooperate.
Agents executed a search warrant at Brown’s dwelling Jan. 2, Foy mentioned, including that Brown wasn’t there however had his workers hand over the monkey in a cage.
Fiji was despatched to an undisclosed facility, whereas the case has been turned over to the L.A. metropolis lawyer.
“Now spending taxpayer money on investigating monkey business, this completes the circle on his absurdity,” Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, informed TMZ.
Source: Fox News