Chris Brown Charged With Two Felonies

By: Betsy Waldman / March 5, 2009

Chris Brown was been charged with two felonies by the Los Angeles District Attorney today.

TMZ reports that he has been charged with felony assault and making criminal threats.

He is going to be arraigned today as scheduled at 3:30 in a Los Angeles courtroom. Brown could face a maximum of four years and eight months in prison if convicted.

Brown allegedly beat his girlfriend Rihanna after a party on February 8 after she was said to have discovered a text from another woman on his cell phone.

The court documents named the victim as “Robyn. F.” Rihanna’s full name is Robin Rihanna Fenty.

According to Radar Online, the evidence against Brown is substantial. Notes from a detective working the case indicate that an argument between the two broke out after Rihanna read a three-page text message on Brown’s phone from another woman. According to the detective’s notes, Brown allegedly shoved Rihanna’s head against the passenger window, punched her, and continued punching her whille driving. The police report also alleges that Brown bit Rihanna on her ear and fingers, and put her in a headlock.

The detective’s notes also indicate that blood filled Rihanna’s mouth and was splattered in the car. Brown allegedly told Rihanna, “I am going to beat the **** out of you when we get home. You wait and see.”