Chris Brown was in court Monday in Los Angeles, where it was revealed
that he had tested positive for marijuana in June in Virginia.
appeared in court for the first time in more than a year, and,
according to AP, Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg tried to sort
through Brown's probation record and the impact of the positive drug
test. Brown has been fulfilling his community service hours in Virginia.
Before he went to court Rihanna sent him a tweet: "@chrisbrown I'm praying for you and wishing u the best today!"
said the community service logs were "somewhat cryptic" and she ordered
additional review to determine whether he had complied with his
A spreadsheet sent by the Richmond, Va., police chief
indicated Brown, who is midway through a five-year probation sentence,
had completed 1,402 hours of community service, ranging from trash
pickup, washing cars, painting and tending to stables.
Brown produced a medicinal marijuana prescription card from California
and that she had never ordered him not to use drugs, so the positive
drug test may not have any impact. She warned Brown that while his
marijuana use may be legal, he needed to be mindful of his public image
as a role model to young fans."You are not an average person who can sit
in their living room and do what you want to do."
Schnegg set a
November hearing to decide whether Brown violated probation stemming
from a 2009 assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna.
Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, said his client had "completed all of his community service."